15 Tom Dignard
15 Tom Dignard
Height: 5-11
Weight: 188
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reading, MA
High School: Phillips Andover Academy
Position: D
Years at Yale: **

Bulldog Best: Tallied 2-1-3 in 5-4 OT win at Colgate (1/24/09) that included Yale scoring the last five goals.

2008-09: Played 22 games before suffering season-ending injury against Quinnipiac... Was among top scoring (5-12-17)blueliners in conference and nation when his season ended...Second-team All-ECAC... Honorable mention All-Ivy... ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of Year Finalist... ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team

2007-08: Participated in all 34 contests... Had 4-14-18... Tied for first on the team in assists... 18 points good for fifth on the team and first among defensemen... One goal and two assists in a post-season victory at Princeton (3/15)... Just two penalty minutes all season... Three power-play goals and one game-winning goal... Had two assists in a 2-1 win over Brown on 12/8... Tied for first on the team with a +12 rating... John Poinier Award for best defensive player on the team.

2006-07: Skated in all 31 games and finished fifth on the team in scoring... 14 points were second highest among the defensemen... Managed a goal and an assist at No. 8 New Hampshire (10/28)... Notched a PPG at Cornell (1/19) to tie the game with 1:22 left in the third period... Academic All-ECAC... Won the Edward M. Wright, MD award as the team's scholar-athlete.

At Phillips Andover Academy: Played three years varsity baseball and four years varsity hockey at Andover... Skated with current teammate Chris Cahill... All-league for baseball in 2005 and 2006 and was the team's captain in 2006... Won the 2006 Sumner Smith Phillips Academy Hockey Award... Finished first among defensemen in points (7-10-17) senior year... Earned Cum Laude and Honor Roll and received the 2006 Ray Tippet Memorial Award.

Personal: Thomas Michael Dignard is the son of Michael and Ann Dignard and resides in Reading, MA... He is an economics and mathematics major and a member of Branford College.

2006-07 31 4 10 14 1 0 0 10
2007-08 34 4 14 18 3 0 1 2
Totals 65 8 24 32 4 0 1 12