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Bentley University Falcons
136 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
26 Brett Gensler
26 Brett Gensler
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Sr
Hometown: St. Charles, Mo.
Position: F
Previous Team: Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
gp 37
p 53
g 21
a 32
pim 10
+/- +20

2012-13: Named first team All-Atlantic Hockey … voted to New England Division I All-Star team … named a semifinalist for Walter Brown Award … Atlantic Hockey All-Academic selection … played in all 35 games … ranked third in Atlantic Hockey in points (40), t-7th in goals (16) and t-3rd in assists (24) … ranked 14th nationally in points per game (1.14) and 17th in assists per game (0.69) … led team in goals, assists and points … became first player in program’s Division I history to register consecutive seasons of at least 40 points … notched 100th career point against Air Force Dec. 8, becoming fastest player in school’s Division I history to reach 100 (88 games) … scored 50th career goal in 5-3 win over Army Feb. 15, becoming third player in school’s Division I history to reach 50 goals … had one goal and three assists in season-opening win over Sacred Heart Oct. 16 … one goal and one assist at Michigan Oct. 19 … had one goal and one assist in 5-4 win at Robert Morris Nov. 3 … had one goal and two assists in win at AIC Nov. 16 … one night later, scored twice in 3-1 win over UConn, including game-winner with 2:44 left … named Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week Nov. 19 … notched two assists in 5-1 victory over Mercyhurst Nov. 24 … scored against UMass-Lowell Dec. 30 … had two assists in helping Bentley to 6-3 win at Northeastern Jan. 5 … netted one goal and two assists in 5-3 win over Army Feb. 15.

2011-12: Winner of the 60th Walter Brown Award, given to the best American-born player in New England … first player in Bentley and Atlantic Hockey history to win the award … named first team All-Atlantic Hockey … chosen to Inside College Hockey’s Hidden Hobey list … played in all 40 games … finished season with 23 goals and 27 assists for 50 points … set Bentley Division I single-season records for goals and points … 23 goals scored is fourth most overall in program history, 27 assists is tied for sixth and 50 points is second … became just second player in program history to have 50 points or more in a single-season … finished season first in AHA in points, tied for first in goals and first in assists … nationally, tied for seventh in points and was one of just eight players in Division I to have 50 points or more … tied for eighth nationally in goals … won the AHA regular season scoring title with an 18-23-41 line … tied for third in AHA at +16 … had an eight-game scoring streak from Oct. 18-Nov. 12 and two seven-game streaks from Dec. 3-Jan. 14 and Jan. 21-Feb. 10 … had career-high four points against Holy Cross Jan. 24, UConn Feb. 18 and Sacred Heart March 2 … had two assists in 2-2 tie against Niagara Dec. 3 and in 2-1 win over Robert Morris Jan. 6 …  had a goal and an assist in 2-2 draw at Air Force Jan. 13 and assisted on Brett Switzer’s game-winning goal in 2-1 victory one day later … named AHA Player of the Week Jan. 30 after a hat trick against Holy Cross Jan. 24 and a career-high three assists in 6-2 win at Army Jan. 27 … named AHA’s January Player of the Month after going for a 7-9-16 scoring line … scored with .2 seconds left in regulation at Sacred Heart Feb. 4 to tie game at three, game ended in 3-3 draw … had the primary assist on Brett Switzer’s overtime goal at UConn Feb. 17 and a hat trick in 6-1 victory over the Huskies one night later … netted two goals and added two assists in game one win over Sacred Heart in AHA first round March 2 … scored a goal and had an assist in decisive game three win over Sacred Heart March 4 … propelled Bentley to game one win at RIT with two goals in AHA quarterfinals March 9 … broke the program’s Division I single-season records for goals and points in that game.

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: 2009 graduate of Chaminade College Prep in St. Louis, Mo. ... 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 Chaminade.

Personal: Majoring in management ... age as of Oct. 1: 22 ... son of Wayne and Kim Gensler ... brothers, Alex (20) and Matt (17).

Recent Games
Feb 22 Sacred Heart L, 5-2
Feb 28 American Int'l W, 5-1
Mar 1 at American Int'l W, 4-1
Mar 14 Canisius W, 4-3
Mar 15 Canisius L, 5-4
Mar 16 Canisius L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 37 27
Points 53 40
Goals 21 15
Assists 32 25
PIM 10 8
+/- +20 +15
Power-play goals 6 5
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 3 1
Games started 33 25
Game-winning goals 5 4
Game-tying goals 1 1
Hat tricks 1 1
Shots 128 94
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 11 at Neb.-Omaha W, 6-4 - 2 0 2 0 +1 1 0 1 1 0 2
Oct 12 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-2 1 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 16 at Sacred Heart L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 19 at Maine L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 22 at Quinnipiac L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 26 at Harvard L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 1 at Merrimack L, 3-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 2 at Army W, 5-2 1 1 1 2 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 American Int'l L, 8-7 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 15 at Connecticut W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 16 Holy Cross W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 29 at Air Force W, 4-2 1 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 30 at Air Force T, 2-2 1 1 1 2 2 -1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 6 Robert Morris W, 4-1 1 0 3 3 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 7 Robert Morris W, 7-2 1 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 1 0 5
Dec 14 at Boston University W, 4-1 1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 2
Dec 28 vs. Holy Cross W, 3-2 1 3 0 3 0 +0 2 0 0 1 0 6
Jan 3 Niagara T, 2-2 1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 4 Niagara L, 5-3 1 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 10 Rochester Inst. W, 8-2 1 2 3 5 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 11 Rochester Inst. W, 4-1 1 2 1 3 0 +2 0 0 1 1 0 4
Jan 18 at Canisius W, 4-1 1 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 19 at Canisius T, 2-2 1 1 1 2 0 -1 1 0 0 0 1 5
Jan 25 at Holy Cross W, 5-3 1 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 31 at Mercyhurst T, 2-2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 1 at Mercyhurst L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 7 at Connecticut L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 8 Connecticut W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 14 at Army W, 6-1 1 0 3 3 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 15 Army W, 5-4 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Feb 21 at Sacred Heart L, 5-4 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 22 Sacred Heart L, 5-2 1 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 28 American Int'l W, 5-1 1 1 1 2 0 +3 0 0 0 1 0 3
Mar 1 at American Int'l W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 14 Canisius W, 4-3 1 1 2 3 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 15 Canisius L, 5-4 1 1 2 3 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 16 Canisius L, 3-2 1 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2013-14 37 21 32 53 10 +20 6 0 3 5 1 1 128
Total 37 21 32 53 10 +20 6 0 3 5 1 1 128
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 37 21 32 53 10 +20 6 0 3 5 1 1 128
Conference 27 15 25 40 8 +15 5 0 1 4 1 1 94
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 10 17 27 6 +14 1 0 1 3 0 0 58
Away 21 8 15 23 4 +6 3 0 2 1 1 0 64
Neutral 1 3 0 3 0 +0 2 0 0 1 0 1 6
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Wins 19 15 19 34 4 +22 4 0 3 5 0 1 65
Losses 14 2 11 13 4 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 48
Ties 4 4 2 6 2 +1 2 0 0 0 1 0 15
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October 6 2 1 3 2 -2 1 0 1 1 0 0 17
November 7 2 6 8 2 +4 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
December 4 5 3 8 2 +3 3 0 1 2 0 1 16
January 8 8 9 17 2 +7 1 0 1 1 1 0 27
February 8 1 8 9 2 +3 0 0 0 1 0 0 27
March 4 3 5 8 0 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 16