Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey v Miami at Hockey City Classic on 02-17-2013.
Three-time monogram winner with the Notre Dame hockey team ... has seen action at both center and right wing during his career ... strong two-way player who has an edge to his game and is tough for opponents to play against ... tough, gritty player who is strong in front of the net and in the corners ... has good hands and can make plays with the puck ... brings energy to the lineup with a big hit or on the forecheck ... showed as a junior that he can play five-on-five ... can give the Irish a net-front presence on the power play ... played in all 41 games as a junior, scoring a career-high nine goals with one assist for 10 points ... has appeared in 119 career games with 17 goals and nine assists for 26 points to his credit ... one of 10 seniors on the Notre Dame roster ... one of 20 Notre Dame players to spend time in the United States Hockey League (USHL) ... first Notre Dame player from the state of Iowa ... signed in the early-signing period (Nov. of `09) along with forwards Jeff Costello, Anders Lee, Garrett Peterson, Bryan Rust and T.J. Tynan plus defensemen Stephen Johns and Jarred Tinordi ... is one of two Irish players to play hockey at Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 41 games for the Irish in 2012-13 ... scored a career-high nine goals with one assist for 10 points ... chipped in one power-play goal and one game winner ... was +2 on the year and was whistled for 15 penalties resulting in 30 minutes of penalty time ... snapped a 49-game goal-less drought when he scored first goal of the season in a 4-1 home win against Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 19) ... previous goal came on Feb. 19, 2011 versus Ferris State in his freshman year ... made it two games in a row when he scored his second of the year on Oct. 26 in 5-2 win at Northern Michigan ... went 11 games without a point before notching his third goal of the season in a 5-1 win at Michigan State (Dec. 8) ... helped Notre Dame snap a five-game losing streak with his fourth goal in a 5-2 win at home against Ferris State (Jan. 26) ... scored three goals in the weekend sweep of Michigan ... recorded the second two-goal game of his career in 7-4 win over the Wolverines (Feb. 8) ... added a single goal in the 6-4 victory over Michigan (Feb. 9) to give him seven for the year ... tied his career high with eight goals when he scored in the 3-3 overtime tie at Western Michigan (Feb. 22) ... scored his career-best ninth goal of the season on Senior Night, scoring on the power play with the eventual game winner in 4-1 win over Bowling Green ... lone assist of the season came in the CCHA Championships when he helped set up T.J. Tynan's power-play, game winner in 3-1 semifinal win over Ohio State (March 23) ... had one assist in five postseason games.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 35 of Notre Dame's 40 games during the 2011-12 season ... had four assists for four points on the year ... whistled for nine penalties resulting in 18 minutes ... was -13 on the season ... went scoreless for the first 23 games of the season before getting on the scoresheet in back-to-back games ... set up Nick Larson game-winning goal in 2-1 win versus Bowling Green (Feb. 3) ... assisted on a Stephen Johns goal the following night that gave Notre Dame a 2-1 lead in game the Irish lost, 3-2 ... set up lone goal on the power play by Billy Maday in 4-1 loss at Miami (Feb. 18) ... final point of the season came on March 3 as he helped set up Mike Voran's game-winning goal in 4-2 win over Ohio State in game two of the first-round CCHA playoff series ... in four postseason games, had one assist for one point.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 43 of Notre Dame's 44 games as a rookie ... scored eight goals with three assists for 11 points ... had one game-winning goal ... had 13 penalties for 26 penalty minutes ... scored first career goal in 4-2 win over Lake Superior (Oct. 14) ... had first two-goal game of career with a pair of markers in 3-2 win over Western Michigan (Oct. 29) ... scored once in 6-3 victory at Bowling Green (Nov. 6) ... fifth goal of the season came in 6-3 loss at North Dakota (Nov. 26) ... did not score again until Jan 22, when he scored his sixth goal of the season in 4-1 win at Ohio State (Jan. 22) ... had second two-point game (1g, 1a) of career as he scored the game-winning goal in 5-2 victory at Ferris State (Feb. 19) ... played in all eight postseason games and did not score any points.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Ankeny High School in Ankeny, Iowa ... also attended Culver Military Academy for three years and Lincoln Southwest High School while playing in Lincoln, Neb., with the Lincoln Stars of the USHL ... played three years of hockey at Culver where he scored 65 goals with 79 assists for 144 points in three seasons ... selected most valuable player as a junior ... also played baseball for three years at Culver and was that team's most valuable player as a junior ... played two years in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the Lincoln Stars and the Green Bay Gamblers ... started the 2009-10 season in Lincoln and had his rights traded to Green Bay on Feb. 3 ... played in 34 games with Lincoln, scoring two goals with 14 assists for 16 point with 31 penalty minutes ... played 21 games for Green Bay, getting three goals and two assists for five points and 14 penalty minutes ... helped the Gamblers to the 2009-10 USHL title ... in 12 playoff games added three goals and two assists for five points ... Green Bay was first in the East Division with a 45-10-5 record and Gamblers knocked off Waterloo (3-0), Indiana (3-1) and then Fargo (3-2) to win the title ... was a teammate of former Irish standout Anders Lee and current senior Steven Summerhays with the Gamblers ... a two-time selection to the USHL Prospects/All-Star game ... played for Team USA at the 2008 and 2009 World Jr. A Challenge, where the U.S. won two gold medals ... served as team captain on 2009 team and was a teammate of fellow senior Jeff Costello ... in `08-'09 was a key member of the Lincoln Stars team that won the USHL's West Division with a 37-17-5 record ... recorded 12 goals and 24 assists for 36 points with the Stars ... picked up three power-play goals and two game winners ... had 56 minutes in penalties ... full name is David Jon Gerths ... son of Jon and Karen Gerths ... has one sister, Allison ... born in Des Moines, Iowa ... marketing major in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.