|Date of Birth:||May 16 , 2000||Position:||Forward|
|Place of Birth:||Waterloo, Ontario||Height:||5'10"/178cm|
|Contract:||Princeton University Tigers||Shoots:||Right|
ECAC All-Academic Team (2019-20)
2020-21: Season canceled due to COVID-19.
2019-20: ECAC All-Academic Team … Played in all 31 games … Led freshmen with 12 points on five goals and seven assists … Ranked fifth on the team in goals, sixth in points, and sixth in assists … Took 66 shots … Blocked 16 shots … Went 115-for-253 (45%) on faceoffs … Scored first career goal in first career game at St. Cloud State (11/1) … Followed up with an assist the next night at St. Cloud State (11/2) … Scored against Colgate in Belfast at the Friendship Four (11/29) … Tallied a power-play goal against Dartmouth (1/3) … Notched a PPG against Cornell (2/1) … Had two assists at Yale (2/8) … Scored a goal in Game Two of the ECAC Playoffs at Dartmouth (3/7).
Before Princeton: Spent two seasons with the Oakville Blades (OJHL) … Helped Oakville to the 2019 OJHL regular season championship and Buckland Cup … Named Buckland Cup MVP after leading the playoffs in scoring with 24 points in 19 games … Member of 2019 Dudley-Hewitt Cup championship team … Named Top Forward in the Dudley-Hewitt Cup and led the tournament in scoring with eight points in four games … Team reached National Junior A Championship semifinals where he had six points to lead all scorers … Led Oakville in scoring during the 2018-19 regular season with 60 points (20 goals, 40 assists) in 49 games played … Selected as the game MVP vs. Team Russia and was the leading scorer of Team Canada East at the 2019 World Junior A Championships … Selected to the CHL Top Prospects Game … Spent the 2016-17 season with the Waterloo Siskins of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) … Led Waterloo in scoring with 44 points (14 goals, 30 assists) in 50 games and led the team in scoring in the playoffs with 12 points (1 goal, 11 assists) in 10 games … A 2018 graduate of St. David’s Catholic Secondary School, Kersten ran track & field reaching the finals of the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association (OFFSA) West in the 4×400 and was a finalist in the 200 and 400 meter at Districts.