17 Bud Madej
17 - Bud Madej
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: New Lenox, Ill.
Position: D
Team: Lone Star Brahmas (NAHL)

Entering the Season: Will make an immediate impact on the Bulldogs blueline...chose Adrian College because "I believed that the small campus was going to be a great fit for me and I was very impressed by the facilities"...one of seven freshmen among eight newcomers on the roster...his athletic goal is to win a NCAA national championship...his career goal: "Continuing to work towards perfecting my game"...shoots right.

Before Adrian College: Graduated from Lincoln-Way West High School in 2013...skated for the Lone Star Brahmas from 2014-16 under head coach Dan Wildfong, helping the team to a 39-12-9 record last season...named a North American Hockey League Top Prospect in 2016 after scoring 10 goals and 18 points in 48 games...plays a physical game evidenced by 152 penalty-minutes...

The Biggest Influence during my time as an Athlete and Why?: "Both my parents and my sisters because they've always given me the support I needed to help me succeed."

Personal: Born Andrew Michael Madej on May 22, 1995 in Chicago, Ill., to parents Andrew and Kelly...Favorites: sports team--Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL; athletes--Duncan Keith, Patrick Kane; TV shows--The League, 60 Days In, Family Guy; movie--Act of Valor; Music group--Zac Brown Band; foods--chicken and pizza...enjoys golfing, working out and swimming...majoring in business management with a minor in finance.