24 Craig Pefley
24 Craig Pefley
Height: 5-10
Weight: 182
Year: Jr.
Hometown: St. Clair, Mich.
Position: Forward
Team: Carleton Place (CCHL)
S/C: L

Sophomore (2017-18): Dressed in 20 games for Ferris State, picked up four goals with three assists for seven points…became the first Bulldog since Matt Robertson to have a pair of four-point games in the same calendar year when he did it against Alaska Anchorage on Dec. 2 in a 5-2 victory with two goals and two assists…finished a +2…was WCHA player of the week Dec. 4.

Redshirt Freshman (2016-17 Season): Dressed in 28 games for Ferris State…finished with four goals and 15 assists for 19 points, fifth most on the team…was at a point-per-game through 15 games, had six points in the first four games…finished second on the team in assists…earned first collegiate point on Oct. 1 vs. Alabama Huntsville on Mitch Maloney’s goal at 9:00 of the first period…scored first collegiate goal on Oct. 21 vs. Northern Michigan at 14:20 of the first period on the power play…three of his four goals came on the power play…had a four-point game on a goal and three assists at Lake Superior State on Feb. 24, first Bulldog to reach that mark since Chad McDonald on Nov. 13, 2014. Was WCHA Player of the week for Oct. 3 and Feb. 27 and WCHA Rookie of the Month for Nov.

Freshman (2015-16 Season): A member of the NCAA Regional Final squad as well as the first WCHA Tournament Championship in FSU history...Saw action in one contest...Received a redshirt prior to the 2016-17 season.

High School/Juniors: The 5-11 forward competed for the Carleton Place Canadians during the 2014-15 season and totaled 11 goals and 31 assists for 42 points in 60 regular season games. Pefley also helped Carleton Place win the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) Championship and advanced to the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Championship. The Canadians finished as the runner-up in the finals of the 2015 Royal Bank Cup.

A St. Clair, Mich. native, Pefley starred as a youth player in the Honeybaked program in Detroit before moving to the high school prep level at the University of Detroit Jesuit Academy where he was an all-state pick and the league’s top scorer. He tallied 22 goals and 24 assists for 46 points in his first season with Carleton Place (2013-14) before adding five goals and four assists in 16 playoff contests.