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#5 Chay Genoway
Position: Defense
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 177
Year: Senior
Hometown: Morden, Manitoba
High School: Vernon-BCHL
Major: Management

Chay Genoway
Release: 07/21/2010
Career: UND's active leader in points (90), assists (70), games played (132) and plus/minus (+37) ... Leads all active WCHA defensemen in scoring with 90 career points ... On the verge of becoming only the ninth UND defenseman to reach the 100-point plateau for his career ... Tied for second all-time among UND defensemen with six career game-winning goals ... His 12 career power-play goals rank seventh all-time among Sioux defensemen.

2009-10 (Senior): Named to All-WCHA third team despite appearing in only nine games ... Received medical hardship waiver due to season-ending injury sustained in Nov. 13 win over St. Cloud State ... Team captain ... Named co-recipient (w/ Darcy Zajac) of UND's Archie Krum Memorial Athletic Scholarship for "leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence" ... Third straight year he earned at least a share of the award ... Was tied for the team lead in scoring with 10 points, tops among all WCHA defensemen, at the time of his injury ... Ranked second on the team with four goals, all on the power-play, at the time of the injury ... Hit the scoresheet in seven of his nine games, with three two-point games ... Was voted one of the game's three stars by the print media in four of his five home games ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 20) after scoring three goals, all on the power-play, in a win and a tie against Minnesota (Oct. 16-17).

2008-09 (Junior): Earned AHCA All-America second team honors ... Also named to the All-College Hockey News second team for the second straight year ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year and earned All-WCHA first team honors ... Selected to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America third team to join Karl Goehring (2001, 2000) as the only Academic All-Americans in Sioux hockey history ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete for the second straight year and was also named to second straight All-WCHA Academic team ... Received UND's Cliff "Fido" Purpur Award given to the player who demonstrates hard work, determination and being a creator of excitement on the ice ... Also received UND's Archie Krum Memorial Scholarship for the second straight year, given to the player who demonstrates leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence ... Notched career highs in points (32)and assists (29) ... Tied for 12th nationally in points per game among defensemen (0.78) and ranked 24th overall in assists per game (0.71) ... Tied for sixth in the WCHA in assists and ranked sixth in points among defensemen ... Enjoyed a four-assist, five-point game in a 7-3 win over No. 12 Cornell (Nov. 28), career highs in both ... Also scored the game-winning goal in that game ... His five-point game was the first by a Sioux defenseman since Travis Roche recorded six on Nov. 10, 2000 against Minnesota ... Matched his career-long point streak when he reached the scoresheet in six straight games from Nov. 21 to Dec. 6 ... Amassed two goals and nine assists during that stretch ... Recorded seven multi-point games ... Scored or assisted on seven game-winning goals (2g, 5a), second-most on the team ... Scored the overtime winner in 2-1 win at Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 20) ... Earned third letter.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Named to All-College Hockey News second team ... Earned All-WCHA second team honors ... Named to NCAA Midwest Regional all-tournament team ... Co-recipient of UND's Archie Krum Memorial Scholarship for leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence ... Received WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award ... Named to All-WCHA Academic team ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 19 ... Appeared in 38 games and led all Sioux defensemen in points (29), goals (eight), power-play goals (four), game-winning goals (three) and shorthanded goals (one) ... His three-game winners tied the single-season record by a Sioux defenseman ... Ranked fourth overall in team scoring ... Tied for the team lead among rearguards with 21 assists ... Ranked third on the team with a +17 plus/minus rating ... Ranked second among all WCHA defensemen in scoring (all games) ... Tied for 18th in the overall league scoring race ... Tied for 10th in overall assists ... Tied for lead among WCHA defensemen in game-winning goals ... Scored 18 points (5g, 13a) during conference play to rank second in the WCHA ... Enjoyed six multi-point games, including a career-high three points (1g, 2a) against Princeton in the NCAA Midwest Region semifinal (March 29) ... Put together a career-long six-game scoring streak (3g, 4a) from Jan. 5 to Jan. 25 ... Enjoyed a three-game goal-scoring streak within that stretch ... Was a season-high +4 in a 6-2 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 5) ... Earned second letter.

2006-07 (Freshman): Played in all 43 UND games ... Played 13 games at forward and 30 at defense ... Genoway's 13 games as a forward all came in UND's first 17 games; he played defense in each of UND's last 26 games, beginning Dec. 16 against Michigan Tech ... Had five goals and 14 assists for 19 points on the season ... Scored eight points (3g, 5a) as a forward and 11 points (2g, 9a) as a defenseman ... Had six multi-point games, including back-to-back two-point games in sweep at Minnesota State on Oct. 27-28 ... Scored first goal of career on Oct. 27 at Minnesota State ... Had three-game goal-scoring streak from Nov. 24-Dec. 8 ... Scored first game-winning goal in 7-2 win at St. Cloud State on March 3 ... Had a +13 plus/minus rating on the season ... Finished 12th in WCHA scoring in league games (0.50 points per game) among league rookies ... Named UND's Rookie of the Year... Received honorable mention by College Hockey News when it named its national all-rookie team ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Spent the 2005-06 season playing for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL ... Scored 17 goals and had 40 assists for 57 points in 66 games for Vernon ... A 2005 graduate of Shattuck-St. Mary's ... In his senior year of high school, he had 21 goals and 47 assists for 68 points in 68 games for Shattuck-St. Mary's ... Member of 2004-05 Shattuck-St. Mary's national midget championship team.

Personal: Majoring in management ... Son of Kathy Fisher and Bob Genoway ... Brother, Colby, played forward for the Fighting Sioux from 2002-05 and played professionally in the Czech Republic and Finland in 2009-10.

Genoway's Career Overall Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A  PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2006-07 43 5 14 19 17/42 3 0 1 +13
2007-08 38 8 21 29 19/46 4 1 3 +17
2008-09 42 3 29 32 23/46 1 0 2 +5
2009-10* 9 4 6 10 3/6 4 0 0 +2
Totals 132 20 70 90 62/140 12 1 6 +37

Genoway's Career WCHA Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2006-07 28 5 9 14 10/28 3 0 1 +6
2007-08 23 5 13 18 12/32 3 0 2 +14
2008-09 27 1 17 18 19/38 0 0 1 +1
2009-10* 7 4 3 7 3/6 4 0 0 +1
Totals 85 15 42 57 44/104 10 0 4 +22

Bold stats indicate led team
; * - Received medical hardship

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