11 Kyle Tejchma
11 Kyle Tejchma
Birth Date: 10/03/1987
Height: 5-5
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fruitport, Mich.
High School: Fruitport
Position: F
Previous Team: Walpole Express (AJHL)

2011-12 Proved to be one of the Beacons best penalty killers, earning time in all 26 contests for UMass … Registered three goals and three assists with 20 attempted shots … Finished the season with a +4 +/- rating … Helped the Beacons penalty kill finish third in the ECAC East at an 81.2 percent clip … Recorded a season-high two points with a goal and an assist in a 9-0 victory over Southern New Hampshire on January 6 … Tallied an assist on the game-winning goal in the Beacons 4-3 victory over the University of New England February 10.

2010-11 Played in four games in his junior season.

2009-10 Skated in 24 of 25 games for UMass Boston, registered a career-high seven assists to rank eighth in the Beacons' lineup ... Recorded multi-assist outings on Dec. 4 vs. Trinity and again on Jan. 19 vs. UMass Dartmouth ... Notched four assists over a four-game span from Jan. 15-22 including the assist on the game-winning goal in a 5-0 shutout win over UMass Dartmouth on Jan. 19.

2008-09: Played in 22 games ... Tallied five points on three goals and two assists ... Tied for fourth among UMass Boston freshman in total goals ... Strung together a three-game point-scoring streak from January 16-20 ... Netted his first collegiate goal on December 5 in a 3-1 victory over Wesleyan University ... Assisted on the eventual game-winner in a 3-2 win over University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on January 20.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL: Played junior hockey for the Walpole Express of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League ... Graduated from Fruitport High School in 2006 ... Named a Central States Hockey League All-Star, while playing with the Cleveland Junior Lumberjacks in 2006-07 ... Born October 3, 1987 ... Son of Andy and Nancy Tejchma ... Majorin in Sociology ... Enjoys table tennis and golf.