SJ Broadt goes down as one of the premiere players to pull on a Delaware hockey sweater. As a freshman, SJ established his presence in the net showing flashes of brilliance. Eager to follow up that strong start, he went on to win 84% of his appearances through the remainder of his UD career.
|Candidate Name:||Stephen “S.J.” Broadt|
|Years with UD Hockey program:||(4) 2009-2013|
Within that span, Broadt played an integral role in the 2011-12 National Championship season, playing 32 of 40 games and leading the entire ACHA with 29 wins and 6 shutouts. His impressive performance in the four tournament games earned him the ACHA National Tournament Most Valuable Player award and his full season statistics led to him being named a 2012 First Team All-American and as the Men’s Division 1 Player-of-the-Year, the first and only Blue Hens player in school history to be honored as such. SJ also led the Blue Hens to an ESCHL Regular-Season Championship and received the league’s Most Valuable Player award and First Team All-League honors.
After a third consecutive appearance in the ACHA National Tournament in 2013, SJ finished his career as Delaware’s all-time leader in regular season wins and saves in a season. Overall, Broadt racked up over 2,000 saves, 70 wins, 14 shutouts, and a career save percentage of 93%. In addition to his contributions in the arena, SJ was also a strong steward for the UD Hockey program as a goalie coach and clinic instructor in the southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Delaware areas.
A native of Marlton, New Jersey, SJ graduated with a degree in Management from the Lerner College of Business and Economics. He now resides in the New York City area and specializes in the recruitment of managerial-level talent in the areas of accounting and finance as an Account Manager at Aston Carter.
*Freshman stats incomplete on ACHA website