A close defenseman with good marking skills ... has developed nicely in practice and should push for more playing time ... could see action on man-down unit in an effort to gain more experience ... ability to disrupt the attack ... cover skills are progressing well ... stays on the attackman's hands, making it difficult to pass or shoot ... has turned into a capable ground ball defenseman ... possesses a lot of potential ... year at prep school benefitted him and will be an asset in the future ... turning into one of Army's top defensemen off the bench ... may see limited time in reserve role ... letterwinner.
2005: Appeared in one game ... did not figure statistically ... made collegiate debut opposite Lafayette.
Prior to West Point: Team captain at Sachem H.S. ... also played one season at USMA Prep School ... a two-time all-county wrestler who was a four-time placewinner at Empire State Games in his high school career ... all-division football player as well ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Thomas John Gossweiler ... born May 18, 1985 in Holbrook, N.Y. ... parents are Thomas and Abbe Gossweiler ... majoring in American Legal System.