BSM Notes: Set a BSM freshman record with 30 goals in 2009-10 ... Became one of just three BSM players in school history to record back-to-back 50-point seasons when he tallied 53 points last season ... One of just two players with two top-10 goal-scoring campaigns in BSM history ... His 30 goals as a freshman is tied for 10th on the Red Knight's single-season goal-scoring list and his 33 last year ranks fourth ... Led the state's freshmen in goal scoring in 2009-10 ... 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 eight career hat tricks ... Two-time All-North Suburban Conference honoree ... Pioneer Press honorable mention all-state selection last season ... Lettered in baseball last season after hitting .289 ... Did not commit an error defensively while splitting time between catcher and the outfield.
Personal: Scored 15 goals and 32 points in 21 games in the Upper Midwest High School Hockey Elite League this fall, finishing third in the league in both categories ... Earned Red Knight Scholar-Athlete Award in 2010 ... 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.