10 Tanner Kero
10 Tanner Kero
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hancock, Mich.
Position: F
Team: Fargo (USHL)
Previous Experience: Fargo (USHL)
gp 41
p 46
g 20
a 26
pim 10
+/- +22

Junior Season (2013-14): Earned the Merv Youngs Award as team MVP … Selected as both a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and WCHA All-Academic Team member … Finished third on the team in scoring with 25 points but had a team-high 15 goals … Recorded four game-winning goals … Scored a must-have shootout goal in an eventual win vs. Michigan State in the GLI Semifinal (Dec. 27) … Had a six-game point streak with 4-4=8 between Nov. 8-23 … Had a highlight reel goal Nov. 8 vs. Michigan State.

Sophomore Season (2012-13): Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete … Earned the team's Harold Meese Sportsmanship Award … Finished tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 24 points on 11 goals and 13 assists … Played in 33 of the team's 37 games … Was third on the team in goals … Had a career-high four points with two goals and two assists in an 8-2 rout of Northern Michigan (Feb. 12) … Collected three points (1g, 2a) in an 8-4 win over Lake Superior State (Oct. 13) … Recorded 17 of his 24 points in home games.

Freshman Season (2011-12): Recorded 16 points (nine goals, seven assists) in all 39 games...Scored first career goal in a 2-1 overtime win vs. Wisconsin on Oct. 14th and recored his first career assist in 7-2 win vs. No. 3 Denver on Oct. 28th...Scored one goal in nine different games...Had all 16 of his points in his first 28 games of 2011-2012.

Prior to Michigan Tech: Spent the 2010-11 season with the Fargo Force of the USHL … Posted 13 goals and 24 assists for 37 total points in 55 games … Earned a spot on the USHL Western Conference All-Star Team … Played for the Marquette Rangers (NAHL) in 2009-10 … Tallied 32 goals and 19 assists for 51 points … Led the NAHL in goals and was named the league's rookie of the year and all-north division.

Personal: Son of Dale and Joan Kero of Hancock, Mich. … Born Tanner James Kero on July 24, 1992, in Southfield, Mich. … Has five sisters and four brothers … Sister, Jordanna, was a member of the Michigan Tech volleyball team … Enjoys playing golf and water sports … Owns a 3.68 grade point average in mathematics … Shoots left.

Kero's Individual Statistics
 Year GP
G
A
PTS
PEN/MIN
PP
SH
GW
GT
 2011-12 39 9 7 16 7/14 2 0 0 0
 2012-13 33
11
13
24
8/27 3
0
0
0
 2013-14 40
15 10 25 8/16 4 1 4 0
Total
112 35 30 65 23/57 9 1 4 0
Recent Games
Mar 7 at Northern Michigan W, 3-1
Mar 13 Alabama Huntsville W, 1-0
Mar 14 Alabama Huntsville W, 3-0
Mar 20 vs. Bowling Green W, 5-2
Mar 21 vs. Minnesota State L, 5-2
Mar 27 vs. St. Cloud State L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 41 28
Points 46 34
Goals 20 13
Assists 26 21
PIM 10 4
+/- +22 +17
Power-play goals 4 2
Short-handed goals 3 1
Empty net goals 2 2
Games started 8 4
Game-winning goals 7 6
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 150 95
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 4 at Lake Superior State W, 5-3 - 1 2 3 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Oct 5 at Lake Superior State W, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 24 at Ferris State W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Oct 25 at Ferris State W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 31 Michigan W, 4-1 - 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 3
Nov 1 Michigan W, 6-2 - 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 7 Alaska Anchorage W, 2-0 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 Alaska Anchorage W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 14 at Bemidji State W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 15 at Bemidji State W, 4-2 1 1 2 3 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Nov 21 Minnesota State L, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 22 Minnesota State L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 28 at Alabama Huntsville W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 29 at Alabama Huntsville W, 5-2 - 1 2 3 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 12 Minnesota Duluth L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 13 Minnesota Duluth W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 28 vs. Michigan L, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 29 vs. Ferris State W, 4-2 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 1 0 0 0 2
Jan 2 at Wisconsin W, 8-1 1 2 1 3 0 +1 1 1 0 0 0 5
Jan 3 at Wisconsin L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Jan 9 at Northern Michigan T, 3-3 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 10 Northern Michigan L, 5-4 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 16 Bowling Green W, 4-3 - 1 1 2 0 +2 1 0 0 1 0 2
Jan 17 Bowling Green L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 23 Alaska W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 24 Alaska W, 3-2 - 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 3
Jan 30 Alabama Huntsville W, 5-0 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 31 Alabama Huntsville W, 11-1 - 2 2 4 0 +3 1 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 6 Bemidji State W, 3-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1 0 0 5
Feb 7 Bemidji State W, 2-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Feb 13 at Alaska Anchorage W, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 14 at Alaska Anchorage W, 10-0 - 2 1 3 0 +4 0 0 0 1 0 6
Feb 27 at Minnesota State T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 28 at Minnesota State L, 4-2 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 6 Northern Michigan W, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mar 7 at Northern Michigan W, 3-1 - 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 4
Mar 13 Alabama Huntsville W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Mar 14 Alabama Huntsville W, 3-0 1 1 1 2 2 +1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 20 vs. Bowling Green W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 21 vs. Minnesota State L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 27 vs. St. Cloud State L, 3-2 - 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 9
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2011-12 39 9 7 16 14 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 78
2012-13 33 11 13 24 27 +2 3 0 2 0 0 0 69
2013-14 40 15 10 25 16 -4 4 1 0 4 0 0 126
2014-15 41 20 26 46 10 +22 4 3 2 7 0 0 150
Total 153 55 56 111 67 +18 13 4 4 11 0 0 423
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 41 20 26 46 10 +22 4 3 2 7 0 0 150
Conference 28 13 21 34 4 +17 2 1 2 6 0 0 95
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 20 9 11 20 4 +11 3 1 1 4 0 0 69
Away 16 9 13 22 4 +9 1 1 1 3 0 0 62
Neutral 5 2 2 4 2 +2 0 1 0 0 0 0 19
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Wins 29 18 22 40 8 +23 4 3 2 7 0 0 106
Losses 10 1 4 5 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 39
Ties 2 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
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October 5 2 4 6 2 +2 0 0 0 2 0 0 20
November 9 3 9 12 2 +6 0 0 1 0 0 0 30
December 4 1 2 3 0 +2 0 1 0 0 0 0 12
January 10 7 7 14 0 +6 3 1 0 2 0 0 37
February 6 4 2 6 2 +5 0 1 1 2 0 0 18
March 7 3 2 5 4 +1 1 0 0 1 0 0 33