|Hometown:||Abbottsford, British Columbia|
2012-13 Accolades: Hockey East co-Player of the Week (12/03/12).
2012-13 : | Stats | Photos
Skated in 38 of 39 games ... recorded 31 points on 15 goals and 16 assists ... tied for the team lead in goals ... third in points ... tied for second in plus/minus (+14) ... team-leading three shorthanded goals ... also scored three power-play goals ... recorded an assist in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinal vs. Denver (03/29) ... in 27 Hockey East league games, recorded 19 points (9g, 10a) ... tallied three points (2g, 1a) in the Hockey East quarterfinal series at Providence ... recorded a point in 21 of 38 games with eight multiple-point efforts ... first career hat trick with three goals at Denver (11/24) ... followed that with two goals vs. UMass-Lowell (11/30) and then two assists at UML (12/01) ... tied his season high of three points and career high of two goals vs. Merrimack (01/26) ... also equaled career high in assists vs. St. Cloud State (10/12) and at UMass-Lowell ... scored the game-winning goal vs. Vermont (11/10) ... assisted on the game-winning goal vs. St. Cloud (10/12) and Merrimack (01/26).
2011-12: | Stats | Photos |
Downing played in 34 games for the Wildcats… Compiled 23 points on 10 goals and 13 assists… Ranked second on the team in goals and fourth in points... One of two Wildcats to reach double digits in both goals and assists... Led UNH rookies in goals, assists and points... Registered his first collegiate point, an assist, on 10/21/11 in a game against St. Cloud State… Contributed a career-high four points including two goals and two assists in a 7-6 loss at Harvard on 11/22/11… Had a seven point, three-game point streak from 11/22/11 to 12/02/11 including three goals… Recorded the game-winning goal versus Providence on 02/03/12… Netted the game-winner in a 3-2 double-overtime victory of Boston University in the Hockey Easy quarterfinals… Notched seven power-play points… Received Hockey East Rookie of the Month honors for November after contributing nine points.
Career Milestones: Career-high two goals on Nov. 22, 2011 at Harvard. First goal Nov. 4, 2011 at Massachusetts... Career-high two assists on multiple occasions... Career-high four points on Nov. 22, 2011 at Harvard.
Before UNH: Downing played three seasons with the Westside Warriors in the BCHL… In 2010-11, he posted 70 points with 34 goals and 36 assists in 52 games, while also putting in 13 power-play goals and five short-handed goals… Downing finished second in team scoring and 15th in points for the BCHL… He was also named the Interior Conference Most Sportsmanlike Player in 2010-11, collecting only 30 penalty minutes.
Personal: Born April 18, 1992 in Abbotsford, British Columbia to Joseph and Sharon Downing… Shoots left... A health management and policy major... Lists Alexander Mogilny and Terry Fox as his favorite athletes.