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THOMAS REGINALD CROSS; born September 12, 1989 ... shoots left ... earned Boston College Junior Male Outstanding Scholar Athlete award at the All-Sports Banquet in May 2011 ... has participated in the Boston Bruins Summer Development Camp three times - in 2009, '10 and '11.
AS A JUNIOR (2010-11): Played in 28 games ... served as assistant captain ... registered 18 points - seven goals and 11 assists; registered seven points - two goals and five assists - in 16 conference contests ... enjoyed four multiple-point performances, including three three-point outings ... scored three power-play goals and two game-winning goals ... earned Hockey East All-Tournament honors after he recorded five points - one goal and four assists - in four victories; tallied three points - one goal and two assists - in a 5-4 win over Northeastern (3/18) in the semifinals then notched a game-high plus-three rating in a 5-3 win over Merrimack (3/19) in the championship game ... tallied four points - two goals and two assists - in two Beanpot victories in TD Garden; broke a 2-2 tie with a power-play goal at 3:17 of the overtime period to lift the team to a 3-2 victory over Boston University (2/7) in the first round then notched three points - one goal and two assists - in a 7-6 overtime victory over Northeastern (2/14) in the championship game ... tallied three assists, including an assist on Bill Arnold's game-tying goal scored while skating with an extra attacker with 38.7 seconds remaining in the third period, in the team's 7-7 home tie against Northeastern (2/18) ... registered two points - one goal and one assist - in a 4-3 win at New Hampshire (3/5), a victory that clinched the program's 11th Hockey East regular-season title ... scored one goal in each of two victories at Denver; netted the decisive tally in the team's 6-2 win over Pioneers (10/15), then notched the team's second goal in a 3-0 victory the next night.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Played in 38 games ... recorded 10 points - five goals and five assists; registered seven points - four goals and three assists - in 24 Hockey East contests ... scored two power-play goals ... enjoyed one multiple-point performance ... tallied three points - one goal and two assists - in the team's 7-1 home win over Vermont (11/14) ... scored the team's third goal in a 3-3 tie at New Hampshire (3/5) ... earned All-Tournament honors at the Denver Cup at Magness Arena in Denver, Colo.; netted the second goal in a 4-3 loss to Denver (1/2) ... scored the team's third goal in a 3-1 win at Providence (12/12) ... scored the first goal of his career (the team's first of the game at 8:17 of the opening period) in a 4-4 tie at New Hampshire (11/6) ... assisted on classmate Jimmy Hayes' decisive goal in a 3-2 win at Harvard (12/9) .
AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09): Played in 24 games ... registered eight assists; recorded all eight assists in 19 Hockey East contests ... enjoyed two multiple-assist performances, including one three-assist outing ... tallied three assists in a 6-3 home win over Maine (1/24) ... recorded two assists in the team's 5-5 tie at Merrimack (11/14) ... registered his first collegiate point - an assist - on Paul Carey's first career goal - a man-advantage tally - in BC's 3-2 home win over Vermont (10/24) .
BEFORE BC: Registered 28 points - eight goals and 20 assists - in 25 games at Westminster in 2007-08 ... also played nine games in 2007-08 with the USHL's Ohio Junior Blue Jackets; tallied four assists ... registered 20 points - eight goals and 12 assists - in 25 games in 2006-07 ... earned Connecticut Player of the Year honors (from The Hartford Courant) as a sophomore at Simsbury High School in 2005-06; totaled 50 points - 15 goals and 35 assists - in 22 games ... was a member of the U.S. National Under-18 Team that captured the silver medal at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Finland; also played with the team at the 2006 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament in Sweden ... served as captain of the Under-18 Select Team that captured the silver medal at the 2006 Under-18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka in Slovakia and the Czech Republic ... was a member of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that captured the gold medal at the 2005 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament in Switzerland ... also excelled on the baseball diamond, earning All-Founders League honors as a junior and senior at Westminster.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the 2011-12 recipient of the Driscoll Family Hockey Scholarship Fund ... earned 2009-10 All-Hockey East Academic Team honors ... served as senior class president at Westminster ... earned Westminster's Paul Winship Alumni Book Prize, which is given annually to the senior who has made an unusual commitment to the school's programs and activities ... was selected by the Boston Bruins in the second round (35th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft ... Tommy is the son of Kelly and Tom Cross; has two sisters, Jackie and Andrea; his father played hockey at Dartmouth.
CROSS' CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS +/- PEN PPG SHG HT GW
2008-09 Fr. 24 0 8 8 -9 12/24 0 0 0 0
2009-10 So. 38 5 5 10 +2 18/36 2 0 0 0
2010-11 Jr. 28 7 11 18 +13 17/45 3 0 0 2
CAREER 90 12 24 36 +6 47/105 5 0 0 2