played for his hometown Nepean Raiders before attending
Statistics: Beynon was just one of three Dutchmen
players to appear in every one of Union's 37 games last season.
He led Union defensemen with 12 points.
He Does: The sophomore-to-be arrived on campus at
6-foot-3, 220 pounds and led the team in the squatting strength
test. He was one of few Union defensemen able to patrol the
front of the net and that led to a ton of ice time for the
Bigger Picture: The Union coaching staff didn't have
many reservations in handing Beynon loads of responsibility
– primarily because he arrived in Schenectady as a 21-year-old
freshman. Even though he has just one year of college experience,
his age and maturity will be counted on as the Dutchmen look
to move up in the standings and get past the first round of
the ECACHL playoffs.
Union assistant coach Bill Riga on Beynon:
“He has a real great shot and we're excited
about his upside. Last year he had to deal with playing in
all situations and we were primarily concerned about keeping
the puck out of our net. As he gets more comfortable and can
concentrate more on his offense, we think he'll put up more