46 Bobby Farnham
46 Bobby Farnham
Height: 5-10
Weight: 188
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Andover, MA
High School: Phillips Andover Academy
Position: F
Previous Team: Phillips Andover Academy
S/C: L

2011-12 Assistant Captain

One-time selection to the ECAC Hockey Honor Roll in 2010-11 … Continues his family legacy at Brown, but is the first of five members of the family to suit up for the hockey team, as his father (Bob ’77), two uncles (Mark ’80 & Paul ’83), and cousin (Buddy ’10) are all a part of the Brown football family.  Farnham will also wear the same number, #46, as his father, two uncles, and cousin.

As a Junior in 2011: One of six Bears to play in all 31 games … Notched 15 points (8g, 7a), posting career-highs in both goals and points … Scored one short-handed goal and one game-winning goal … Earned 6-3-9 totals in ECAC Hockey contests … Played either left or right wing on either the second or third line for most of the season … Key part of the Bears’ power play and penalty kill as one of the fastest skaters on the team … Tallied an assist on the goal that tied the score at 1-1, in 2-1 win over Princeton ... Scored his first goal of the year, a short-handed game-winner, to give Brown a 3-1 lead, in 5-2 win at Colgate, also had an assist for two points ... Posted an assist on the power play in 4-4 tie at #2 Boston University ... Matched a career-high for points in a game with a goal and an assist in 6-1 win over #10 Boston University ... Earned an assist the next day in the Shillelagh Tournament Championship Game against Minnesota State ... Gave Brown a 2-0 lead with his 4th goal of the year 35 seconds after the Bears had gone up 1-0, in 4-3 win at Harvard ... Scored his fifth goal of the year at #12 Union ... Tallied his sixth goal at Clarkson, bringing Brown to within 2-1 early in the third period ... Earned an assist on the goal to give Brown a 1-0 lead 46 seconds into the game the next night at St. Lawrence ... Picked up a point for the third straight game with his 7th goal of the year at Princeton ... Scored his 8th goal of the year against Harvard ... Named 2nd star in 3-2 overtime win over Cornell ... Posted an assist on the game-winning goal the next night in 6-4 win over Colgate … Also blocked 18 shots … One of 23 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.

As a Sophomore in 2010: Played in 36 of 37 games, missing one due to injury ... Worked his way onto the top line midway through the season after starting the year on the 4th line ... Was a valuable part of the Bears’ special teams units ... Earned a career-high 11 points, on three goals and a career-high eight assists ... Also scored one SHG and shared the team lead with two GWG ... Tallied his 1st point of the year with an assist in 8-1 win over UConn ... Earned a power play assist at #5 Yale ... Tallied an assist in 3-2 win at Clarkson ... Scored his first goal of the year, his first career SHG, and also added an assist in 4-3 OT win over RPI ... Tallied a power play assist at Quinnipiac ... Scored the game-winning goal and also earned an assist in 3-1 win over RPI in game #1 of the ECAC First Round ... Tallied an assist on the goal that gave Brown a 1-0 lead in 3-2 win in game #3 at RPI ... Scored the game-winning goal 1:17 after Yale had come to within 2-1 and also assisted Brown’s 2nd goal in game #1 Quarterfinal victory over #6 Yale … One of 28 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.  

As a Freshman in 2009: Appeared in 31 games and finished the season with 7 points (4g, 3a) … Made his collegiate debut in the Bears’ season-opener against #10 Princeton ... Scored his first career goal the next night to get Brown on the board against Yale ... Netted his second goal of the year at Dartmouth ... Scored his third goal against Princeton ... Tallied an assist, his first of the season, at RPI ... Scored his fourth of the year the next night at Union ... Earned his first career multi-point game with two assists in 3-3 tie with Colgate,  assisting the final two Brown goals, as the Bears came back from a 2-0 deficit to force the tie ... One of 24 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.

Before Brown: Farnham finished his high school hockey career at Phillips Andover, after two seasons at the Brooks School … A co-captain of the Phillips Andover team in 2007-2008, Farnham finished the season with 51 points (21g, 30a), earning First Team All-New England Prep and Lawrence Eagle Tribune First Team All-Star honors … Helped to lead Andover to the New England Prep Playoffs, while also earning The Phillipian Sports Athlete of the Year … Named Hockey Night in Boston MVP and Best Pro Prospect in 2007 … Earned Eagle Tribune Player of the Year honors in 2006 while at Brooks … Also earned Boston Globe All-Scholastic, ISL Division II MVP honors, and All-New England Prep Division II in 2006 … Was the 2005 Hockey Night in Boston Sophomore MVP … Finished his high school career with 173 points (89g, 84a), leading Brooks to the ISL Division II Championship in both 2005 and 2006 … Also the starting third baseman for the Andover baseball team, helping to lead the team to back-to-back NE Prep Championships, while batting .364 as a junior and .433 as a senior.

Personal: Robert T. Farnham is the son of Bob and Glorianne Farnham of North Andover, Massachusetts ... Born in 1989 ... Bobby has two sisters, Irene and Catherine ... Father (1977), two uncles, Mark (1980) and Paul (1983), and cousin Buddy (2010) are all graduates of Brown and former members of the Brown football team ... Honor Roll student while at Brooks ... Interests: Golf, Fishing, Working Out ... Concentration: Commerce, Organizations & Entrepreneurship.

Farnham's Career Highs
1, 15x, last vs. Harvard (2/22/11)
Assists: 2, vs. Colgate (2/27/09)
Points: 2, 6x, last vs. Boston University (1/1/11)
SHG: 1, 2x, last at Colgate (11/19/10)

Farnham's Career Stats
  GP G A Pts PPG SHG GWG +/- Pen/Min
2008-2009 31 4 3 7 0 0 0 -4 12/24
2009-2010 36 3 8 11 0 1 2 -11 7/14
2010-2011 31 8 7 15 0 1 1 -6 18/39
TOTALS 98 15 18 33 0 2 3 -21 37/77