A well-conditioned skater who has excellent offensive instincts . . . Will contend for game action and provides quality depth to the Bulldogs’ defensive corps . . . Playing time will hinge upon ability in adapting to defensive requirements at the collegiate level . . . Has good size . . . Capable of creating scoring chances from the offensive blueline . . . Has the skills to be a capable defender . . . Displays a good shot . . . Motivated and committed to improving his overall game . . . Effective on the power play with his on-ice vision.
Competed the last two seasons (2005-06 and 2006-07) for the United States Hockey League’s (USHL) Sioux Falls (S.D.) Stampede under head coach Kevin Hartzell . . . Registered a team fifth-place best 39 points on eight goals and 31 assists in 60 outings during the 2006-07 regular season . . . Helped Sioux Falls capture the 2007 Clark Cup as USHL Playoff Champions and the Anderson Cup as league regular-season champs in 2005-06 . . . His 39 points ranked top among the 2006-07 Stampede’s blueliners . . . Notched three power-play goals and a game-winning lamplighter while finishing with a plus two rating for the 2006-07 campaign . . . Recipient of the team’s Curt Hammer Award in 2006-07 for perseverance and sportsmanship . . . Compiled 11 points on four goals and seven assists in 48 outings during his initial season (2005-06) at Sioux Falls . . . Three-year (2004-06) member of the National Selects . . . Has served as a team captain for the past six years except for the 2005-06 season . . . Skated two seasons (2003-04 and 2004-05) for the Midget Minor “AAA” Compuware (Detroit, Mich.) Ambassadors . . . Garnered 53 points (18-35=53) in 52 contests in his final season (2004-05) with Compuware after racking up 53 points (25-28=53) in his initial 2003-04 season with the program . . . A 2006 graduate of Traverse City (Mich.) Central High School . . . Participated three years (2002-04) in baseball and one (2000) in football . . . Four-year (2003-06) National Honor Society member.
Born 7/26/88 in Houston, Texas . . . Son of Dick and Kim Redmond . . . Father is employed in the oil and gas business and mother is a nurse . . . Has a younger brother and sister . . . Hobbies include golf and exercising . . . Nickname is “Reds” . . . Shoots: Right . . . Finance major.