May 6, 1983 |
Coleraine, MN, USA
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Alba Volán Székesfehérvár
|NHL Draft||136th overall, 2002
As an 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.
After six seasons in the EBEL, Sertich left as a free agent for a new European opportunity in agreeing to a one-year contract with Norwegian club, Stavanger Oilers of the GET-ligaen on July 23, 2015.
Regular season and playoffs
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||Alba Volán Székesfehérvár||EBEL||35||8||20||28||6||4||0||2||2||2|
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- "KHL Medveščak strengthens defense with Andy Sertich". index.hr (in Croatian). 2009-05-29. Archived from the original on 1 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-01.
- "Sertich, Sandrock and Guidarelli sign extensions with Zagreb" (in Croatian). hrhokej.net. 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2010-07-25.
- Dornbirner EC (2014-06-16). "Sertich and Murphy the new additions to Dornbirn" (in German). Facebook. Retrieved 2014-06-16.
- "Oilers sign two new defenseman" (in Norwegian). aftenbladet.no. 2015-07-23. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
- "Team Roster - Croatia" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 13 April 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013.