17 K.J. Tiefenwerth
17 K.J. Tiefenwerth
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Bellmore, N.Y.
High School: Massachusetts (Hockey East)
Position: FORWARD

Will sit-out the 2013-14 season after transferring to Quinnipiac from the University of Massachusetts...As a freshman at UMass in 2012-13, he had two goals and four assists in 30 games...Earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors on Dec. 3, 2012 after a one-goal, two-assist performance in a 6-3 win against Northeastern on Dec. 1...Prior to playing for the Minutemen last season, he suited up for the Boston Junior Bruins of the Eastern Junior Hockey League where he was teammates with current Quinnipiac freshman Zach Luczyk...As the team’s captain in 2011-12, he ranked third in the EJHL with 77 points, while his 30 goals ranked third among the league’s leaders...Also tallied 47 assists in 43 games played that season...In 2010-11, he was the EJHL’s Rookie of the Year after scoring 26 goals and assisting on 31 more for 57 points in 44 games played. 

Son of Dennis and Nancy Tiefenwerth…Has one brother, Chris, and one sister, Allee…Majoring in Business.