Chaz Switzer
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Chaz  Switzer
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Muskegon, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
Defenseman

Juniors Team:
Sioux Falls/USHL

2016-17
Skated in 23 games … posted two points on a goal and an assist from the blue line … blocked 28 shots (third on the team) … scored first collegiate goal in the regular season finale against North Dakota (3/4) … opened the NCHC Playoffs with an assist in game one at Minnesota Duluth (3/10) … finished +1 twice.

Before Miami

Helped guide the Sioux Falls Stampede to a Clark Cup in 2014-15, logging 50 games in the regular season and adding a goal in nine playoff games … physical defenseman who amassed 274 penalty minutes in two full seasons with the Stampede … debuted in the USHL with the Muskegon Lumberjacks as one of the league's youngest players in 2013-14 … played bantam and midget hockey with Compuware alongside fellow RedHawk Gordie Green.

Personal
Born July 9, 1997 … son of Mary and Erle Switzer … father, Erle, played for the IHL’s Muskegon Mohawks … plans to major in business … enjoys water sports, hiking and paddle boarding.