16 Mitch Nylen
16 Mitch Nylen
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Brooks School
Position: Defense

2013-14 Stats

2013-14: AHA All-Rookie TeamAHA Rookie of the Week (10/22/13) … Recorded his first two career points on an assist and a game-winning power play goal in the 3-1 win over Bentley on Oct. 16 … Scored a goal in the 6-5 win at Army on Nov. 22 … Had an assist in back-to-back games at Canisius (Jan. 12) and at Air Force (Jan. 17) … Scored the game-winning goal with 0.9 seconds left in the Pioneers’ 4-3 win over Niagara on Jan. 31; was a +2 in the game … Had an assist in the 5-4 win over Bentley on Feb. 21 … Finished the season with four goals and six assists.


Prior to Sacred Heart: Played three seasons of varsity hockey at the Brooks School in North Andover, Mass. … Was named All-League three times and was the League MVP his senior year … Led Brooks School to the 2013 Small School Championship … Also a member of the Neponset Valley River Rats U18 team that won the 2013 USA Hockey Tier 1 U18 National Championship.

Personal: Born on May 27, 1994 … Son of Gay and Bob Nylen … Has one sister, Chelsea … Plans to major in finance … Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Blackhawks … Favorite Professional Athletes: Patrick Kane/Andrew Ference … Favorite Book: The Devil in the White City … Favorite Movie: Horrible Bosses … Favorite TV Show: Entourage.