27
Frankie Simonelli
Frankie Simonelli

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bensenville, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
D

Prev. School/Team:
USA Hockey NTDP

Frankie Simonelli Photo Gallery

Badger Bites
Shoots right ... born in October of 1992 ... parents are Kathy and Tom ... has a brother, Jeremy (23) ... attended Fenton High School ... major is personal finance

2013-14 / Senior Season
Second-team All-Big Ten ... team captain ... named to Big Ten All Tournament Team ... shared the Big Ten lead among defensemen in league games with 15 points on four goals and 11 assists ... posted a career-best six-game point scoring streak earlier this season ... finished the regular season with six goals and 18 points in 34 games ... ranks fourth among Big Ten defensemen in all games scoring ... helped Wisconsin rank fourth in the country in point production from its defense with a 2.53 points-per-game average ... leads the Badgers with 62 blocked shots.

2012-13 / Junior Season
Assistant captain ... two of his three goals opened the scoring, including games against Northern Michigan in Green Bay (Oct. 13) and St. Cloud State (March 9) ... seven of his 12 points came in the last 10 games of the season ... WCHA All-Academic

2011-12 / Sophomore Season
Recorded game-winning goal and two assists againt Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 29) ... recorded three points (1 goal, 2 assists) in a series against Bemidji State (Feb. 24-25) ... named WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week Feb. 28 ... skated in all 37 games ... set new career highs in goals (5), assists (14) and points (19) ... named to WCHA All-Academic team

2010-11 / Freshman Season
Skated in 39 games ... first-career goal was game-winner in 4-1 victory over Michigan State in the College Hockey Showcase (Nov. 27) ... scored and had a career-high three points in 5-1 win over Massachusetts (Dec. 30) ... had two games with two assists, against Minnesota (Nov. 5) and Massachusetts (Dec. 30)

Before Simonelli Was a Badger
Spent 2009-10 and 2008-09 at USA Hockey's National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... collected one goal and six points in 27 USHL games in 2009-10 for the under-18 team ... was a plus-16 ... during the 2008-09 season playing for the U.S. under-17 team, he sat second on the team with 31 points while leading the defensemen with 22 assists ... played with Team Illinois prior to joining the development program and helped the team to 2007-08 state and regional titles ... team placed second at USA Hockey's Tier I Under-18 National Championship ... had nine goals and 35 points in 82 games that season for Team Illinois ... was an all-conference golfer in 2006-07

Overall Statistics
Season GP G A Pts. SOG P-PIM PPG SHG GWG
2010-11 39 2 9 11 34 8-16 1 0 1
2011-12 37 5 14 19 58 15-30 2 0 1
2012-13 42 3 9 12 55 22-44 0 0 0
2013-14 37 6 13 19 66 19-38 2 0 1
Totals 155 16 45 61 213 64-128 5 0 3

CAREER HIGHS

GAME
Goals: 1 (16x); last vs. Minnesota, 2/6/14
Assists: 2 (5x); last vs. Bemidji State, 2/25/12
Points: 3 (2x); vs. Nebraska- Omaha, 10/29/11
Point Streak: 6, 2/6/14 - 2/22/14
Multi-point Games: 9
Overtime Goals: None

SERIES
Goals: 1 (15x); last vs. Minnesota, 2/6/14
Assists: 3 (2x); last vs. Nebraska- Omaha, 10/28-29/11
Points: 4 (2x); last vs. Nebraska- Omaha, 10/28-29/11

ON WISCONSIN
MHKY Big Ten Tournament
  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago