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Take 10: Men's Hockey's Jake Tortora

Learn more about the freshman who has started all seven games of the season thus far.

Number: 19

Position: Forward, shoots right

Hometown: Victor, New York

Academics: Enrolled in the Lynch School of Education

Strong Start: Scored the first goal of the BC 2017-18 hockey season in the home opener against Quinnipiac on Oct. 6

Talking Stats: Played in the United States Hockey League in the 2016-17 season for the U.S. National U-18 team where he scored 18 goals and had 20 assists

Dangle, Snipe, and Celly: Known for his fast skating, agile footwork, and quick snap shot

Going for the Gold: Helped Team USA win gold at the U-18 World Junior Championship

Way Up North: Played AAA Hockey in Toronto, Canada

Big Dreams: Looks up to former BC and current Calagary Flames forward, Johnny Gaudreau, who, like Tortora, is small in stature but has a big impact on the ice