3 - Scott Wietecha
Scott Wietecha
Birth Date: 10/19/87
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wolverine Lake, Mich.
High School: Walled Lake Western
Position: Defenseman
Team: Cedar Rapids (USHL)
S/C: R

Junior (2009-10 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . A highly-skilled defenseman . . . Physically strong defender . . . Possesses good size and strength combination . . . Has one of the hardest shots in the CCHA and one of the league's most accurate from the offensive blueline . . . Expected to compete in all key situations . . . Durable . . . Shows strength handling the puck . . . Should receive action on the power play due to his strength of shot . . . Displays the ability to generate offense . . . A capable defensive player . . . Needs to perform on a more consistent basis to be highly effective . . .  Career Statistics.

Sophomore (2008-09 Season): Earned FSU Dean's Academic Award honors . . . Appeared in 30 of team's 38 games . . . Finished tied for 12th among FSU's top scorers with 11 points on five goals and six assists . . . Produced nine (4-5=9) of his 11 points for the season in 24 CCHA regular-season encounters . . . Recorded lone multi-point game with two assists in league win at Nebraska-Omaha (11/14) . . . Accounted for the game-winning tally at Bowling Green State (2/13) . . . Had a season-best plus three efficiency rating to go with a power-play marker against Nebraska-Omaha (1/30) . .  . Scored a goal apiece at Robert Morris (10/17), at Miami (11/7), and versus Alaska (11/21) . . . Shared fifth-place honors on the squad with 17 blocked shots . . . His seven (1-6=7) power-play points tied for fifth place among team leaders . . . Totaled a squad fourth-most tying five (2-3=5) points in nine November outings . . . Garnered four (1-3=4) points in seven October contests . . . Generated six points (3-3=6) in contest's opening period and chalked up four (2-2=4) third-period points . . . Stopped a season game-high three shots on as many occasions - vs. Lake Superior State (10/31), against Nebraska-Omaha (1/31), and at Michigan (2/28) . . . Game-By-Game Statistics.

Freshman (2007-08 Season): Received Ferris State's Plus/Minus Award after posting a squad-best +16 efficiency rating . . . Finished with the team's eighth-most points total and was runner-up for top scoring honors among Bulldog defensemen . . . Placed third among FSU's rookie points leaders . . . Tabbed CCHA Defenseman of the Week (2/18) by tallying game-winning lamplighter in a 3-1 win over nationally-ranked Miami (2/16) after producing the first assist on the Bulldogs' game-winning goal in 6-5 series-opening triumph against Miami (2/15) . . . Tied for top team honors with two game-winning markers - a power-play tally at Nebraska-Omaha (11/16) and vs. Miami (2/16) . . . Totaled a multi-point game effort versus Michigan State (12/7) with a goal and an assist . . . Delivered a pair of assists at Michigan (2/29) . . . Ranked tied for fifth on team with eight (1-7=8) power-play points . . . Notched at least a point in 13 contests . . . Amassed six points (1-5=6) in nine February outings . . . Generated eight (0-8=8) second-period points and had four (2-2=4) in the third period.

High School/Juniors: Skated the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons with the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Rough Riders of the United States Hockey League (USHL) . . . Coached by Mark Carlson . . . Chosen as USHL Fans Choice 2006-07 Defenseman of the Year and was also recognized as USHL Players Choice Most Spirited Award winner for 2006-07 campaign . . . Ranked ninth among 2006-07 squad's top overall points getters and third among team's defensemen with 32 points on 11 goals and 21 assists in 54 regular-season games to go along with six power-play markers and a plus seven efficiency rating . . . Chosen as the USHL's Defensive Player of the Week (11/20/06) and was tabbed USHL Fans Choice Player of the Month (11/06) . . . Served as 2006-07 team captain and played key part in guiding the RoughRiders to a second-place 37-18-5 record in the USHL's East Division . . . Produced four points on one goal and three helpers in 39 appearances for the 2005-06 season en route to leading Cedar Rapids to league East Division crown . . . Helped lead Victory Honda (Detroit, Mich.) to a first-place finish in the Midwest Elite League and a Michigan Midget "AAA" state title in 2004-05 . . . Graduated in 2005 from Walled Lake (Mich.) Western High School . . . Played prep hockey under head coach Don Schiebold . . . Competed two seasons (2001-02 and 2002-03) in both cross country and track & field . . . Involved in school's student leadership and positive peer influence groups. .

Personal: Son of Gary and Pamela Wietecha . . . Born 10/19/87 in Southfield, Mich. . . . Father is a partner of family-owned Wietecha Monument Company and mother is a registered nurse . . . Has a younger brother . . . Nickname is "Tech" . . . FSU Letters: Two . . . Shoots: Right . . . Business Administration major.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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