|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
183 lb (83 kg)
|EBEL Team||KHL Medveščak|
|Born||May 6, 1983,|
Coleraine, MN, USA
|NHL Draft||136th overall, 2002|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
As a amateur he played hockey for one of the strongest American collegiate teams the University of Minnesota. Through four years of playing with the Gophers his teammates were today's stars such as Thomas Vanek, Paul Martin and Phil Kessel. In the four years of playing in the WCHA Sertich played 171 games with 27 goals and 39 assists. Sertich was selected in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft 136th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins, though he never played for them. In the 2008–09 season he played for the ECHL League team Utah Grizzlies, where in over 62 games he scored 12 goals and had 24 assists, which saw him as the best defender on his team by points. Along with Utah, he played 6 games for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, the second strongest league in the North American continent.
On May 28, 2009, with eligibility to play for the Croatian national team, Sertich left America signing a one-year contract with Croat team KHL Medveščak for the 2009–10 season.  In 54 games Sertich scored 8 goals for 34 points to lead all Medveščak Zagreb defensemen in points and was re-signed to a one-year extension on April 1, 2010.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2001–02||Sioux Falls Stampede||USHL||13||2||4||6||0||2||0||0||0||2|
|2002–03||University of Minnesota||WCHA||44||5||8||13||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||University of Minnesota||WCHA||43||8||14||22||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||University of Minnesota||WCHA||43||6||9||15||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||University of Minnesota||WCHA||41||8||8||16||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||28||3||6||9||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||6||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- KHL Medveščak strengthens defense with Andy Sertich (Croatian). 'index.hr' (2009-05-29). Retrieved on 2009-06-01.