4 Scott Ford
4 Scott Ford
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort St. John, BC
High School: North Peace
Position: D

With one of the strongest slap-shots on the team, Scott Ford has a dominating physical presence that is an obstacle for opponents. An Assistant Captain last season, Ford will serve as the captain this year, and will again be called upon for his talent and experience on the power play.

2002-2003: Ford played in 33 of 35 games, missing both due to injury... Finished fifth on the team with 17 points, second among defensemen and 12th in the ECAC among blueliners ... Tallied five power-play goals, third on the team ... Had five multiple-point games ... Scored his first goal of the season to give Brown a 3-0 lead in 4-0 win over Harvard ... Notched his second of the year on the power-play against #1 North Dakota ... Tallied his second power-play goal in as many games in 3-3 tie with UMass-Lowell, earning 3rd Star recognition ... Notched two assists in the 6-4 win over Yale ... Tallied two assists in Brown's 4-2 win over Holy Cross ... Notched a power-play goal, the game-winner, and an assist in 4-0 win over Iona ... Scored his fifth goal of the season, on the power-play, against Providence ... Notched an assist on Haggett's game-tying goal at RPI ... Tallied two assists in 2-2 tie with #2 Cornell ... Scored a power-play goal in 5-2 win over Colgate the next night to get Brown on the board after falling behind, 2-0 ... Tallied an assist on the game-tying goal against St. Lawrence ... Notched two assists the next night in 4-4 tie with Clarkson.

2001-2002: Ford played in all 31 games last season, finishing with 1-6-7 totals, including 1-5-6 numbers in ECAC contests ... Second in scoring among defensemen, behind linemate Paul Esdale ... Scored his first goal of the season, an empty netter, to secure a 4-2 win at #11 Harvard ...Tallied his second point in three games, earning an assist on a power play goal ... Tallied an assist against Harvard ... Earned his third assist of the season at #9 UMass-Lowell with an assist on the game-tying goal ... Tallied two assists in the 3-1 win over Dartmouth ... Earned an assist in the 2-0 win at St. Lawrence.

2000-2001: After having missed the first six games of the season while recovering from a knee injury, Ford entered the line-up against Maine on November 24, and made an immediate impact ... Played in every game from that point on, amassing 2-6-8 totals in 23 games, tied for seventh on the team and second among all defensemen ... A crucial part of the Brown power play, both his goals were scored while Brown was on the man-advantage ... Tallied his first collegiate point in his fourth game, an assist at Harvard ... Scored first collegiate goal on the power-play to put Brown up 2-0 in the 6-3 win over Union ... Tallied an assist at Princeton on a power-play goal ... Assisted another power-play goal, the game-winner, in the next game as Brown defeated UMass-Lowell 5-4 ... Tallied an assist on lone goal at Minnesota ... Added another assist against Colgate and had one more at Rensselaer ... Scored a goal in the season-ending 3-3 tie with Yale to put Brown up 3-1 mid-way through the second period ... Tallied six of his eight points, including both goals, in ECAC contests ... He was the co-recipient of the Kevin R. Pope Memorial Trophy, given to the freshman who did the most to contribute to the success of the team.

Before Brown: Ford played for four years with the Junior "A" Canadian Hockey League. He played for one year with the Fernie Ghostriders and spent three years with the Merritt Centennials. As a defender with the Ghostriders, Ford was named the Most Inspirational Player on the team. In three years with the Centennials, he was named the Best Defenseman, the Most Valuable Player and the Most Dedicated Player. In addition, Ford earned honors for leadership and ability. Prior to his four years with Junior "A" Hockey, Ford spent 12 years playing Minor Hockey in his hometown of Fort St. John, British Columbia. He played Bantam "AAA" and Midget "AAA" hockey as a member of the Flyers of Fort St. John and was honored with numerous awards. In Bantam, he was honored as the Best Defenseman and was the recipient of the Leadership and Dedication award. During his tenure as a Midget, Ford was honored for his leadership and ability both on and off the ice.

Personal: Scott J. Ford is the son of Gary and Cheryl Ford of Fort St. John, British Columbia ... Scott has a brother, Christopher, 21 ... Interests: Golf, Volleyball and Billiards ... Major: History.