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Ice Hockey Media Guide 2013-2014

WHY UMASS DARTMOUTH?

UMass Dartmouth is a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovative research, and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional and global economic, social, and cultural development. UMass Dartmouth will be the university of choice for students seeking high quality liberal arts and science programs as well as professional academic programs that build a foundation for civic responsibility, individual skills and professional success. 

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FAST FACTS

» 54 undergraduate fields of study and 38 graduate degree programs » Approximately 9,210 students, with about 7,500 of them being undergraduates » In addition to the already low cost tuition, 85% of students receive financial aid  » UMassD offers three different on-campus residence options, which include traditional residence halls, apartments, and townhouses with about 4,200 of students living on campus » Located on the South Coast of Massachusetts, between Providence, RI and Cape Cod— just one hour from Boston, and just minutes from the beach

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CORSAIR ATHLETICS

5 Million Dollar two-level University Fitness Center equipped with brand new machinery, errected in 2013

ATHLETICS » NCAA Division III » Twenty three Men’s and Women’s intercollegiate athletic programs

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CORSAIR ATHLETICS

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2013–2014 ROSTER

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5

name

pos class

ht.

wt. hometown

/ previous team

1 Nic Wackerly

G

Freshman

5-10

215

Altedena, CA / Billings Bulls (AWHL)

2 Conor Clement

D

Sophomore

5-10

178

Danvers, MA / Pingree

5 Tanner Zacharewicz

F

Freshman

6-1

185

Ludlow, MA / Trinity-Pawling

6 Zak Kroll

D

Sophomore

5-8

183

Anchorage, AR / Spokane Braves (KIJHL)

7 Casey Skolnik

F

Sophomore

6-4

210

Ashland, OR / Iron Range Ironheads (SIJHL)

9 Matt Hughes

F

Sophomore

6-2

185

Hingham, MA / Hingham

10 Dmitry Antipin

F

Senior

6-3

195

Novosibirsk, Russia / Cape Cod Cubs (IJHL)

11 Evangelos Stefanou

F

Sophomore

6-1

185

Tabernacle, NJ / East Coast Eagles (EJHLS)

12 Billy Boudreau

D

Sophomore

5-11

200 Newburyport, MA / Bridgton Academy

13 Mike Restuccia

F

Sophomore

5-7

168

14 Jonathan Houk

D

Freshman

6-3

230 Richboro, PA / Northern Cyclones (AJHL)

15 Nate Dupere

D

Senior

5-9

195

16 Mike Grassi

D

Sophomore

5-10

190 Reading, MA / Williston-Northampton

17 Yuriy Sokayev

F/D Freshman

5-11

175

Staten Island, NY / New York AppleCore (EJHL)

18 Tom Braswell

F

Freshman

6-0

175

Lynn, MA / Bridgton Academy

19 Garrett Allen

F

Sophomore

5-10

160 Dartmouth, MA / Iron Range Ironheads (SIJHL)

20 Devin Welch

D

Freshman

6-2

212

Sandwich, MA / Northern Cyclones (AJHL)

21 Mike Wilson

D

Sophomore

5-10

175

St. John’s, MI / Richmond Generals (MET)

22 John Sartell

D

Sophomore

5-10

207 Wakefield, MA / Bridgton Academy

23 Chris Andre

F

Freshman

5-10

160

Malden, MA / Winchendon Fall River, MA / Hebron Academy

Fall River, MA / Helena Bighorns (AWHL)

24 Kevin Sheehan

F

Freshman

5-8

165 Rockland, MA / Bay State Breakers (EmJHL)

25 Shaun Walters

F

Junior

6-0

200 Plymouth, MI / Rochester Ice Hawks (MNJHL)

26 Kyle Johnston

F

Sophomore

6-0

174

Charlotte, MI / Richmond Generals (MET)

27 Kevin Choi

D

Freshman

6-3

90

Gardena, CA / New Mexico Renegades (WSHL)

28 Joshua Ybarra

F

Freshman

5-9

185 Chesterfield, MI / Tri-City Hawks (MNJHL)

30 JJ Solloway

G

Freshman

6-1

190 Derry, NH / Northern Cyclones (AJHL)

31 Ben Vandervies

G

Senior

6-1

180 Hanna, Alberta / Golden Rockets (KIJHL)

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MEET THE CORSAIRS

#1 Nic Wackerly

#2 Conor Clement

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Class: Freshman Position: Goalkeeper Height/Weight: 5-10 / 215

Class: Senior Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5-10 / 178

Class: Freshman Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-1 / 185

#6 Zak Kroll

#7 Casey Skolnik

#9 Matt Hughes

Class: Sophomore Position: Defense Height/Weight: 5-8 / 183

Class: Sophomore Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-4 / 210

Class: Sophomore Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-2 / 185

Tanner Zacharewicz

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MEET THE CORSAIRS

#10 Dmitry Antipin #11 Evangelos Stefanou

#12 Billy Boudreau

Class: Senior Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-3 / 195

Class: Sophomore Position: Defense Height/Weight: 5-11 / 200

Class: Sophomore Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-1 / 185

#13 Mike Restuccia #14 Johnathan Houk #15 Nate Dupere Class: Sophomore Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5-7 / 168

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Class: Freshman Position: Defense Height/Weight: 6-3 / 230

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Class: Senior Position: Defense Height/Weight: 5-9 / 195

MEET THE CORSAIRS

#16 Mike Grassi

#17 Yuriy Sokayev

#18 Tom Braswell

Class: Sophomore Position: Defense Height/Weight: 5-10 / 190

Class: Freshman Position: Forward/Defense Height/Weight: 5-11 / 175

Class: Freshman Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-0 / 175

#19 Garrett Allen

#20 Devin Welch

#21 Mike Wilson

Class: Sophomore Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5-10 / 160

Class: Freshman Position: Defense Height/Weight: 6-2 / 212

Class: Sophomore Position: Defense Height/Weight: 5-10 / 175

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MEET THE CORSAIRS

#22 John Sartell #23 Chris Andre

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#24 Kevin Sheehan

Class: Sophomore Position: Defense Height/Weight: 5-10 / 207

Class: Freshman Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5-10 / 160

Class: Freshman Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5-8 / 165

#25 Shaun Walters

#26 Kyle Johnston

#27 Kevin Choi

Class: Junior Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-0 / 200

Class: Sophomore Position: Forward Height/Weight: 6-0 / 174

Class: Freshman Position: Defense Height/Weight: 6-3 / 90

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#28 Joshua Ybarra

#30 JJ Solloway

#31 Ben Vandervies

Class: Freshman Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5-9 / 185

Class: Freshman Position: Goalkeeper Height/Weight: 6-1 / 190

Class: Senior Position: Goalkeeper Height/Weight: 6-1 / 180

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HEAD COACH

John Rolli During his 29 seasons as head ice hockey coach at UMass Dartmouth, Coach John Rolli’s teams have put together an unprecedented record of accomplishment in New England and NCAA collegiate ice hockey. Rolli’s career record at UMass Dartmouth, 557-175-34 (.749), is one of the highest winning percentages of any college hockey coach in the country. Entering the 20013-14 season, Rolli is ranked eighth among all active coaches with 557 career wins and third within the NCAA Division III behind Mike McShane at Norwich and Bill Beaney at Middlebury. Under Rolli’s direction, the Corsairs have qualified for ECAC/MASCAC post season tournaments in each of his 29 seasons, capturing the ECAC Championships nine times. UMass Dartmouth teams led by Coach Rolli clinched ECAC titles in 1985, 1989, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2006, 2007, and 2008; and in 2013 won the school’s first MASCAC championship. A six-time New England Hockey Writers’ Coach of the Year (1989, 1993, 1996, 2005, 2006, and 2007) , four-time ECAC Coach of the Year (1996, 2005, 2006, and 2007) , and MASCAC Coach of the Year (2011), Rolli was one of 12 finalists for the 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2011 Eddie Jeremiah Award/NCAA Division III Coach of the Year (given annually to the College Division Coach of the Year by the American College Hockey Coaches Association) and was runner-up for the award in 2006. Contact: Office phone: (508) 999-8723 Email: JRolli@umassd.edu

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ASSISTANT COACHES

Shaun Tavares

Assistant Coach

Shaun Tavares begins his 16th season with the UMD Hockey program in 2013. A special education administrator in the New Bedford Public Schools system, Tavares primary responsibility with the Corsairs is coaching the defensemen. Previous to UMD, Tavares was the Head Hockey Coach at New Bedford High School and co-director of the Corsair Hockey Camps. Contact: Phone: (508) 999-8723 Email: shtavars@comcast.net

Shawn Grenier

Assistant Coach

Shawn Grenier returns to the Corsair Hockey Staff in 2013. Grenier, an outstanding goaltender for UMD (1992-1996) had remained in the game coaching for Lovell Hockey and assisting at Coyle-Cassidy High School. Grenier’s primary responsibility will be with the goaltenders. Contact: Phone: (508) 999-8723 Email: shawngrenier72@yahoo.com

Brian Pothier

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Brian Pothier joins the Corsair Hockey staff as a volunteer assistant coach in his inaugural season. Pothier recently copleted a 10 year career in the National Hockey League with the Atlanta Thrashers, Ottawa Senator, and Washington Capitols. Contact: Phone: (508) 999-8723 Email: bpothier2@gmail.com

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ALL-TIME RECORDS

ACCOMPLISHMENTS CORSAIR ICE HOCKEY

Most Goals In A Game 22 22 Most Goals In A Season 207 Most Victories 25 25 25 Most Consecutive Victories 38* Consecutive Games Scoring 311*

FEB 4, 1980 vs. Worcester State JAN 31, 1983 vs. Worcester State 1985-1986 (24 Games) 1995-1996 (27 Games) 2006-2007 (29 Games) 2005-2006 (30 Games) 1984-1986 FEB 27, 1978 – DEC 10, 1991

* ECAC Record

CORSAIR INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

49 NEHW All-Stars 55 ECAC All-Stars 11 ECAC Northeast All-Academic Team 18 MASCAC All-Academic Team 2 MASCAC All-Stars 28 MASCAC All-Academic 3 All-Americans

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ALL-TIME RECORDS

CORSAIR HISTORY

YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS YEAR

WINS

LOSSES

TIES

PERCENT

1974-1975 1975-1976 1976-1977 1977-1978 1978-1979 1979-1980 1980-1981 1981-1982 1982-1983 1983-1984 1984-1985 1985-1986 1986-1987 1987-1988 1988-1989 1989-1990 1990-1991 1991-1992 1992-1993 1993-1994 1994-1995 1995-1996 1996-1997 1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013

1 9 8 10 14 14 15 11 15 17 20 23 20 22 24 17 19 17 21 18 24 25 21 22 20 15 15 18 15 18 22 25 25 18 16 11 18 16 12

13 7 12 7 6 5 7 7 7 5 3 1 4 5 4 8 6 9 3 5 3 2 4 5 5 9 9 6 7 8 5 5 3 9 8 15 7 9 8

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 7

0.071 0.562 0.400 0.588 0.700 0.752 0.682 0.611 0.682 0.761 0.870 0.958 0.820 0.815 0.857 0.680 0.741 0.654 0.860 0.771 0.889 0.925 0.810 0.815 0.768 0.615 0.615 0.740 0.660 0.685 0.815 0.833 0.879 0.661 0.654 0.426 0.712 0.63 0.574

TOTALS

671

251

36

0.714

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CHAMPIONSHIP PEDIGREE

ICE HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

ECAC CHAMPIONS 1983 1984 1985 1989 1993 1995

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1997 1998 2006 2007 2008

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CHAMPIONSHIP PEDIGREE

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2012-2013 STATISTICS

UMass Dartmouth ## Player 12 Dave McDonald 13 Phil Bronner 25 Shaun Walters 16 Nick Marquis 10 Dmitri Antipin 23 Dan Dempsey 17 Swann Boisvert 24 Greg Girtatos 6 Zach Hepler 4 Stephen Ginand 27 William Colclough 11 Evangelos Stefanou 5 Matt Correia 15 Nate Dupere 28 Mike Grassi 18 Stephen Laliberte 26 Kyle Johnston 8 Casey Skolnik 1 Ryan William 9 Zak Kroll 7 Kaelin Groon 22 John Sartell 19 Garrett Allen 21 Mike Wilson 31 Ben Vandervies 2 Conor Clement

Overall - 27 GP (12 - 8 - 7 .574) POS F F F F F F F F D D F F D D D F F F G D F D F D G D

YR. SR SR SO SR SO SR FR JR SR SO SR FR SR JR FR SO FR FR SR FR FR FR FR FR JR FR

UMass Dartmouth Opponents ## Goaltending(Overall) 1 Ryan Williams 31 Ben Vandervies Open Net UMass Dartmouth Opponents

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SR JR

GP 27 27 27 27 27 27 26 25 26 25 27 20 22 27 19 22 21 14 24 5 6 24 1 1 5 13

G 12 15 9 9 7 6 5 4 2 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A 13 7 11 8 9 8 9 10 11 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

PTS 25 22 20 17 16 14 14 14 13 8 6 5 5 4 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

PEN / MIN 11 / 22 10 / 20 1/2 8 / 16 3/6 4/8 4/8 11 / 22 6 / 12 10 / 20 2/4 5 / 10 11 / 22 6 / 12 6 / 12 5 / 10 4/8 2/4 – – 1/2 8 / 16 1/2 – – 2/4

PP 5 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

SH 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GW 1 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GT 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

27 27

80 78

121 131

201 209

121 / 242 123 / 276

19 20

6 3

12 8

5 2

GP 24 5 5 27 27

Minutes 1463 : 05 231 : 35 6 : 03 1700 : 43 1700 : 43

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GA 63 14 1 78 80

SAVES 746 121 867 893

SHOTS 809 135 1 945 973

SAVE % .922 .896 .917 .918

2012-2013 STATISTICS

Conf Only - 18 GP ( 9 - 3 - 6 .667) GP 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 16 17 16 18 15 14 18 12 14 17 8 17 3 2 17

G 10 9 6 5 6 5 4 4 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A 7 6 9 4 5 7 8 8 8 2 1 1 5 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 1 0

PTS 17 15 15 9 11 12 12 12 10 2 3 2 5 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 1 0

1 2 10

0 0 0

0 0 0

18 18

54 44

83 77

PEN / MIN 7 / 14 7 / 14 1/2 7 / 14 3/6 2/4 2/4 8 / 16 5 / 10 5 / 10 1/2 4/8 6 / 12 5 / 10 4/8 4/8 4/8

Career

7 / 14

PP 5 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

SH 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GW 1 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0

2/4

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

GT 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

137 121

84 / 168 91 / 201

16 11

4 1

9 3

4 2

% TIME 86.0 13.6 .4 100 100

GAA 2.58 3.63

RECORD 11 - 6 - 6 1-2-1

WIN % .906 .317

GS 23 4

SO 1 0

2.75 2.82

12 - 8 - 7 8 - 12 -7

.574 .426

27 27

1 0

GP 103 58 54 86 48 99 26 67 60 52 64 20 48 68 19 48 21 14 69 5 6 24 1 1 12 13

G 30 27 14 20 12 29 5 14 3 11 7 2 2 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A 36 17 16 32 13 29 9 25 28 18 10 3 8 8 4 7 2 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

PTS 66 44 30 52 25 58 14 39 31 29 17 5 10 11 4 9 3 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

OVERALL +: 389 : 18 22.9% -: 616 : 25 36.2% E: 695 : 00 40.9%

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2013 – 2014 SCHEDULE day date Sat Tues Thurs Sat Thurs Sat Tues Sat

opponent

Nov 2 UMass Boston Nov 12 at Worcester St.* Nov 14 Framingham St.* Nov 16 Plymouth St.* Nov 21 at Salem St.* Nov 23 at Westfield St.* Nov 26 Babson Nov 30 at Colby

Sun Dec 1 Thurs Dec 5 Sat Dec 7

time 4:30 PM 5:45 PM 7:45 PM 4:40 PM 7:00 PM 5:35 PM 7:30 PM 4:00 PM

Bowdoin at Curry Fitchburg St.*

4:00 PM 6:40 PM 4:30 PM

Thurs Sat Thurs Sat Thurs Sat Tues

Jan 9 Johnson & Wales Jan 11 Worcester St.* Jan 16 at Framingham St.* Jan 18 at Plymouth St.* Jan 23 Salem St.* Jan 25 Westfield St.* Jan 28 at Stonehill

7:30 PM 4:40 PM 7:20 PM 6:00 PM 7:30 PM 4:30 PM 7:00 PM

Sat Thurs Sat Thurs Sat Thurs Tues

Feb 1 at Fitchburg St.* Feb 6 at Worcester St.* Feb 8 Framingham St.* Feb 13 Plymouth St.* Feb 15 at Salem St.* Feb 20 at Westfield St.* Feb 25 Fitchburg St.*

7:00 PM 5:45 PM 4:30 PM 7:40 PM 2:00 PM 7:35 PM 7:30 PM

* = Conference Game

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