Joe Baumgartner

UD Hockey Hall of Fame

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Joe Baumgartner, another fantastic defenseman to don the Blue and Gold, was one of the most well-rounded blueliners in the history of the program. As an anchor on the top defensive pair for multiple seasons, Joe was also a prolific scorer, tallying 30 goals and 67 assists for 97 total points in his career.

Candidate Name: Joe Baumgartner
Years with UD Hockey program: (4) 2005-2009
Graduation Year: 2009
Category (Player/Builder/Both): Player

While serving as two-year captain, Joe was recognized several times by the conference and league including First Team All-ESCHL honors, a bid to the inaugural ACHA All-Star Game in 2008, along with Second Team ACHA All-American honors in 2008 and Third Team honors in 2009. From 2005 to 2009, Joe also earned several team awards, including Best Overall Defenseman. Always a leader on and off the ice, Joe was a key reason the team reached the National tournament in all four of his years as a Blue Hen, including back-to-back National semifinal appearances in 2007 and 2008.

A native of Columbus, New Jersey, Joe is currently an Investment Product Consultant at New York Life and resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Elizabeth.

Season by Season Stats:

Season GP Goals Assists Points PIMs
2005-06 23 4 11 15 22
2006-07 28 5 13 18 24
2007-08 – “A” 35 13 19 32 42
2008-09 – “C” 37 8 24 32 50
Total 123 30 67 97 138



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