26 Nick Ringstad
26 Nick Ringstad
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairbanks, AK
High School: Service
Position: F
Nick Ringstad has patiently learned the college game during his first three seasons. He has worked hard and began to see more and more ice time as last season winded down.

2002-2003: Appeared in 22 games for the Bears, notching three assists on the season ... Tallied his first point of the season with an assist on Ford's goal in 4-0 win over Harvard ... Earned his second point with an assist at RPI ... Posted an assist on Caouette's first career goal to give Brown a 1-0 lead in game one of the Bears' Quarterfinal series at Yale ... Was one of 10 Bears named to the ECAC All-Academic Squad.

2001-2002: Played in 17 games, finishing the season with 1-2-3 totals ... Spent a team-low four minutes in the penalty box ... One of nine Bears named to the ECAC All-Academic squad, he scored his first goal of the season against Colgate ... Earned his second point in three games, adding an assist at Maine ... Tallied another assist against #6 UNH in Wisconsin.

2000-2001: Played in 16 games for the Bears, missing three due to an injury ... Made his collegiate debut in Brown's fourth game of the season against Vermont ... Finished his first season with one goal, which he scored at Rensselaer ... Spent just four minutes in the penalty box.

Before Brown: Ringstad has spent two years with the Vernon Vipers, of the Junior "A" Canadian Hockey League. He served as an assistant captain for the team during the 1999-2000 season. In his first season with the Vernon Vipers, they finished as the National Canadian Champions in Junior "A" Hockey. He had identical point totals during both seasons with 14 goals and 37 assists for 51 points. He also played for one season with the Anchorage Northstars in the Alaska Midget "AAA" League where he finished with 53 goals and 28 assists for 81 points and participated in the 1995 Select 16 Festival in Colorado Springs.

Personal: Nick Garay Ringstad is the son of James and Judith Ringstad of Fairbanks, Alaska ... Nick has two sisters, Stephanie, 26 and Kjersten, 22 ... Interests: Camping and Investing ... Major: Business Economics/Public and Private Sector Organizations.