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Brady Norrish

School

RIT

Position
Defenseman
Major
Business Management

Classroom

Brady Norrish maintains a 3.25 grade-point average as a business management major. He is a two-time Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team selection (2015-16, 2016-17).

Character

Norrish is a three-year captain (assistant in 2015-16, captain in 2016-17 and 2017-18). He is a tremendous leader and has shown great work ethic, illustrated by recovering from a torn ACL suffered last February, after his twin brother, Chase, suffered the same injury three weeks earlier. Things that Norrish strives for in himself include confidence, trust, understanding and motivation.

Making sure his teammates are happy and enjoying where they are and what they are doing is an important aspect of being a captain. When a teammate is struggling with anything in life, he takes steps to be able to help in any way possible. The team is above all, and Norrish gets get a lot of satisfaction from coming to the rink every day and seeing all of his teammates enjoying themselves playing hockey.

Community

Norrish has worked with Foodlink to help box donated food to be checked and shipped to people in need. Other activities include helping out at the Margaret’s House (child daycare house) on campus, volunteering to represent men’s hockey in the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and reaching out to Strong Memorial Hospital to assist in areas where people need help.

Competition

In 2016-17, Norrish served as a team captain for the second consecutive season. He earned All-Atlantic Hockey Second Team honors despite missing final 16 games due to injury, and he was a two-time Atlantic Hockey Defensive Player of the Week selection (Nov. 1 and Dec. 6).

In 2015-16, Norrish garnered All-Atlantic Hockey Third Team honors, and he shared RIT’s Greg Moss Hard Hat Award for grit and determination with teammate Andrew Miller. He earned Atlantic Hockey Defensive Player of the Week honors (Nov. 2.) and led RIT to second consecutive Atlantic Hockey Championship and berth in the NCAA Tournament.

As a freshman in 2014-15, Norrish garnered All-Atlantic Hockey Conference Second Team honors and was named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Rookie Team. He earned Atlantic Hockey Championship All-Tournament Team honors. Norrish was named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week, March 17 and Defensive Player of the Week, March 24. In addition, Norrish was named the Craig Lauzon Award Winner as RIT’s Rookie of the Year and won the Tim Cordick Award as RIT’s Top Defenseman. He has 55 career points (11 goals, 44 assists) and is plus-17 in 100 career games.