One of seven seniors on the team ... one of two players from New York ... one of four players from the Central Junior Hockey League ... has played in 99 career games ... 28 goals and 25 assists ... 11 career multiple-point games ... one career hat trick ... will serve as an alternate captain.
2011-12: Appeared in all 34 games ... led the team with 13 goals ... tied for third on the squad with 11 assists ... second on the team with 24 points ... team-best five power play goals ... five multiple-point games ... recorded first collegiate hat trick against RIT ... all three goals were even-strength in 5-3 loss ... handed out two assists at Robert Morris ... back-to-back games with a goal and assist against Bentley and Connecticut ... posted three points in playoff series against Holy Cross with a goal and two assists ... scored first goal of the season on the power play against Merrimack ... netted lone goal, on the power play, during a 1-1 overtime tie with Brown, a game after scoring against AIC ... scored goals in each game of Canisius series ... also recorded goal against Holy Cross and Sacred Heart during the regular season.
2010-11: Appeared in 30 games ... scored seven goals and handed out five assists ... tallied four power play scores and one game-winning goal ... posted a career-best three assists against Holy Cross ... one of six career multiple-point games ... scored game-winning goal in 2-1 victory over Canisius ... netted power play tally in 5-2 win at the University of Massachusetts ... scored even-strength goal against AIC ... power play goal in 4-1 victory over Niagara ... scored in 5-4 victory at Air Force ... posted power play goals against Holy Cross and Scared Heart ... also registered assists against RIT and Mercyhurst.
2009-10: Appeared in 35 games ... skated on the top line most of the season ... registered eight goals and nine assists ... scored three power play goals ... netted two game-winning tallies ... five multiple-point games during freshman campaign ... scored a power play goal in his first collegiate game at Nebraska-Omaha ... picked up first assist at Mercyhurst ... recorded first multiple-point game at Colgate, 20 minutes from where he grew up ... goal and assist and +1 in 4-4 overtime tie ... handed out two assists at Bentley ... scored twice - once on the power play - and handed out an assist in 7-2 win over Canisius ... season-best +4 including game-winning goal ... scored twice in 4-2 win over Sacred Heart ... netted power play and game-winning tally ... three-point weekend in second series with Canisius with goal and two assists ... netted goal in 3-3 overtime tie with Air Force ... appeared in both playoff games at Air Force.
BACKGROUND: Born in Whitesboro, N.Y. ... graduate of Northwood School ... five-year catcher for American Legion squad in Whitesboro ... led team to district championship while earning MVP and all-state laurels ... five-time Scholar-Athlete ... also played football as a running back and defensive back, member of the golf team and tennis team as a doubles partner and as a goalie on the soccer pitch ... played for Sheldon Keefe and the Pembroke Lumberkings of the Central Junior Hockey League ... helped team to CJHL championship ... league MVP ... served as team captain for the CJHL All-Star team in the "Battle of Ontario" ... listed on the 2007 NHL Scouting List ... enjoys golf and fishing ... son of Jeff and Val Starczewski ... older sister, Maranda Engelhart ... grandfather served in the U.S. Navy ... uncle served in the U.S. Air Force ... Andy lists the New York Yankees as his favorite team and Tiger Woods as his favorite athlete ... majoring in Management.
Getting To Know andy starczewski Why did you choose West Point? I always wanted to play Division I hockey and serve this great country. Here I can do both. Talk about the impact that Major Tom Kennedy had on you? Selfless. He never overlooked anything or anyone. The spotlight did not matter to him, his pleasure came from the smile that he put on everyone's face. Favorite part about Army hockey? The guys. I chose my major because? I have a business mind and management will open up a lot of doors in that area. I am most looking forward to playing? Everyone. How would you describe Coach Riley? Red Sox fan. Favorite Army jersey? Grey. Favorite NHL jersey? New York Rangers' dark blue with New York across the chest. Fans should come to Tate Rink this season because? We play a special brand of hockey. In your face hockey that will not let off the gas until the final buzzer sounds. Get your popcorn ready because this will be an exciting year. What is your favorite event that Army hockey puts on? Skate With The Black Knights. Seeing all the kids wheeling around reminds me why I play this great game. did you choose West Point?