BSM Notes: Named a Super 100 Senior and preseason first-team all-state by the High School Hockey Encyclopedia … Set state championship-game record when he scored all BSM goals in a 5-1 title-game win over Hill-Murray (3/10/12) … The last three goals were short-handed tallies … Scored eight goals and 11 points in three state tournament games … Had eight games last season with five or more points and five games with four or more goals … Set a BSM freshman record, and led the state’s freshmen, with 30 goals in 2009-10 ... Became only player in school history with three 50-point season when he tallied 93 last season after 53- and 50-point seasons … Set BSM career record for goals (115) and is second in career scoring (196) … Scored game-winning goal in his varsity debut, a 4-1 win at St. Cloud Tech (12/1/09) ... Was named an athlete of the week by both the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press (12/8/09) after scoring four goals and five points in his first two games, including a hat trick in a 9-3 win over Stillwater (12/4/09) ... Has 15 career hat tricks ... Has not missed a game in three seasons, playing in 85 consecutive games … Three-time All-North Suburban Conference honoree … All-State, All-Metro and All-State Tournament selection last season ... Pioneer Press honorable mention all-state selection as a sophomore ... Earned Red Knight Scholar-Athlete Award in 2010 … Four-time Metro athlete-of-the-week honoree, including once in baseball, in which he has lettered the last two seasons … Honorable mention all-conference last season … Batted .362 and tied for the team lead with 18 RBI while helping the Red Knights to the North Suburban Conference title.
Personal: Has signed a hockey National Letter of Intent with Wisconsin ... Three year Upper Midwest High School Hockey Elite League player … Honor Roll Student ... 2012-13 Peer Minister ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Parents are John and Cheryl Besse ... Brother, Jack, is a 2010 BSM alum who was an all-conference defensive back in football and also played baseball.