7 - Steve Ebbole
Steve Ebbole
Born: 01/07/1985
Height: 5-7
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wheaton, IL
High School: Glenbard South
Position: D

Notables: Named Team Captain ... Tough, hard-nosed defenseman with great physical game ... Difficult to play against ... Plays the body well and is a great open ice hitter ... One of the best skaters on the blue line and will be a key on the penalty kill.

Ebbole 2008-09: Named Assistant Captain ... Played in 16 games, but missed 12 contests with various injuries, including back spasms and a separated shoulder ... Returned to play in every game during the ECAC East Tournament ... Netted a goal to tie the game at 2-2 vs. University of Southern Maine on January 24 ... Registered an assist in the consolation game of the 44th Annual Codfish Bowl vs. Suffolk University.

2007-08: Saw time in 25 contests and ranked second among the team's defensemen with nine points on a pair of goals and seven assists ... Led the team's blueliners in total assists ... Registered multiple points in three games, including a goal and an assist in the team's upset win over nationally-ranked Middlebury College on February 16 and in UMB's win over Fitchburg State College to win the 43rd Annual Codfish Bowl championship on December 29.

2006-07: Saw action in 24 of 25 games, while collecting seven points on a goal and six assists ... Tied for the team-lead among defensemen with six assists and ranked second for UMB blueliners with seven points ... Registered his first career point with an assist on the game-tying goal in a 3-3 tie vs. Wentworth Institute of Technology on November 21 and followed that with another assist vs. Framingham State College on November 28 ... Netted his first collegiate goal in the quarterfinals of the ECAC East tournament at Norwich University on February 24.

Personal/High School: Played junior hockey for the Helena Bighorns in the North American Hockey League ... Born January 7, 1985 ... Son of Al and Diane ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Enjoys working out, listening to music and being with friends ... Graduated from Glenbard South High School.