4 Zach Yoder
4 Zach Yoder
Height: 6-5
Weight: 184
Year: So.
Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.
Position: Defenseman
Team: Air Force (AHC)
S/C: R

FSU: Transfer from NCAA Division I Air Force Academy in the Atlantic Hockey Association... Joined the Ferris State program in the fall of 2016.

Air Force: Played in 29 games as a freshman for the Falcons, notching a goal and eight assists with a +7 rating...Helped the team to a 20-12-5 record and a second-place finish in the Atlantic Hockey standings...

High School/Juniors: Played 145 games of junior hockey over three seasons…Appeared in 12 games during the 2011-12 season with the United States Hockey League's (USHL) Muskegon Lumberjacks and had five points on a goal and four assists…Also played 29 games with the Lumberjacks in 2012-13 and had three assists…Spent the 2013-14 season with the Janesville Jets of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) and had four assists…Also played 58 games for the Jets in 2014-15 and had 24 points on four goals and 20 assists with a +44 rating, the best of any defenseman...Named the 2014-15 NAHL North Division Defenseman of the Year and was named to the All-North Division Team…Ranked second in scoring among Janesville defensemen in 2014-15…Before juniors, he lettered three years in hockey and two in lacrosse at Woodstock High School.

Personal: Parents are Fritz and Tisha Yoder...Has two siblings...Started playing ice hockey at age eight...Favorite NHL team is Nashville Predators...Favorite NHL player is Niklas Hjalmarsson.