26 Brett Gensler
26 Brett Gensler
Height: 5-9
Weight: 169
Year: So
Hometown: St. Charles, Mo.
Position: F
Previous Team: Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)

2010-11: Eighth in Atlantic Hockey in points among rookies (24), which was tied for second on team ... led team in goals (13), which was tied for second among AHA rookies ... second on team in both assists (11) and power play points (six) ... played in 33 games ... scored first collegiate goal at Clarkson Oct. 23 ... netted the game-winner in third period of 2-1 victory at Northeastern one week later ... had first career assist at Niagara Nov. 12 ... scored twice in 3-2 win over UConn Nov. 19 ... assisted on Bentley’s lone goal in 1-1 tie at AIC Jan. 11 ... found the back of the net twice, including once on the power play, at UMass-Lowell Jan. 25 ... named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Month for February after scoring five goals and handing out six assists during the month ... had a goal and an assist in come-from-behind, 5-4 win at Sacred Heart Feb. 4 ... scored a power play goal in 3-2 win at AIC Feb. 11 ... helped Bentley defeat UConn 4-2 Feb. 18 with a goal and two assists ... notched two assists in regular season finale against Holy Cross Feb. 26 ... had seven goals and eight assists over the final 12 games of the season.

Before Bentley: 2008 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School ... played junior hockey with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League for one season (2009-10) and the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL for one season (2008-09) ... was the Phantoms’ second leading scorer with a 16-17-33 line in 60 games ... tied for third on the team in goals and was fifth in assists ... had a 10-10-20 scoring line in 52 games for the Roughriders ... MVP of the Nike/Bauer Invitational ... played in two state championships while at JFK.

Personal: Has not declared a major ... age as of Oct. 1: 20 ... brothers, Alex (18) and Matt (15) ... son of Wayne and Kim Gensler.