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2015-16 PENN STATE HOCKEY

MEET THE NITTANY LIONS

Senior • G • 6-1 • 195 • McKees Rocks, Pa. • Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) • 2014-15 Academic All-Big Ten

PennStateMensHockey @PennStateMHKY

• 2013-14 Penn State MVP

• 2013-14 Academic All-Big Ten

Year 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 Total

2014-15 (JUNIOR)

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31

matthew skoff

Saw time in 18 games with 17 starts, playing 962 minutes … Led the team in games, starts, game time and GAA (2.81) with a 7-6-2 record … Started the first nine games of the season … Posted a .932 and 1.97 GAA through the season’s first eight games … Made 30 or more saves twice … Opened the season 1-0-1 allowing just three goals and saving 54 shots vs. UConn (Oct. 10-11), earning Big Ten Third Star of the Week (Oct. 14) … Was named to the Brice Goal Rush All-Tournament Team (Oct. 18) for making 52 saves over two games … Made 29 saves in a 3-1 win over Holy Cross (Oct. 24) before saving 28 shots in a 7-1 win two days later vs. HC (Oct. 26) … Earned Big Ten Third Star of the Week (Oct. 28) … Earned a pair of 3-2 wins over Bentley (Oct. 30-31), saving 24 and 33 shots, respectively, to improve to 5-1-2 … Made 23 saves in a 4-2 win at Wisconsin (Dec. 6) … Backstopped a 5-2 victory over Michigan State (Jan. 17) by making 28 saves … Posted a season-high 39 stops at Ohio State (Feb. 28) … Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)

Appeared in 23 games and accumulated an 8-13-2 record ... Named team’s Most Valuable Player ... Totaled a 2.96 goals-against average and .906 save percentage ... Was the goaltender of record in each Penn State victory ... Named Big Ten Second Star of the Week (Feb. 11) after leading Penn State to its first Big Ten victory in a 4-0 triumph against Michigan (Feb. 8) ... Stopped 32 shots in a 5-4 overtime victory against the Wolverines (Feb. 21) ... Made 27 saves in a 4-2 win against Ohio

GP-GS 18-17 23-23 18-17 59-57

CAREER STATS

MIN 1062:51 1381:48 962:24 3407:03

GA 44 68 45 157

State (March 15) ... Compiled a career-high 52 saves in a 2-1 double-overtime victory against Michigan in the Big Ten quarterfinals (March 20), playing a career-high 92 minutes ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)

Compiled a 9-8-0 record with a 2.48 goalsagainst average and .921 save percentage ... Earned two shutouts ... Started the first game in program history against American International (Oct. 12) ... Garnered first victory with a 23-save performance against Buffalo State (Nov. 3) ... Made 31 saves in a 5-1 against Air Force (Nov. 10) ... Recorded 40 and 42 saves in back-to-back games against Union (Nov. 24-25) ... Earned first shutout with 18 saves in a 4-0 victory against Fredonia State (Dec. 11) ... Ended the season with a 6-20 mark in last eight games ... Corralled 36 shots in a 5-4 victory against Ohio State (Dec. 29) ... Stopped 34 and 31 shots in wins against Vermont (Jan. 19) and Michigan State (Jan. 26), respectively ... Matched career high with 42 saves in a 3-2 overtime victory against No. 16 Wisconsin (Feb. 25).

SV 513 656 440 1609

GAA 2.48 2.95 2.81 2.76

SV% W-L-T .921 9-8-0 .906 8-13-2 .907 7-6-2 .911 24-27-4

SHO 2 1 0 3

the second straight year to tie a club record ... Compiled a 0-2 record in two playoff games... Posted a 44-33-14 record during his first two seasons ... Named team Rookie of the Year in 2009-10, led the league in minutes played (2,852) and tied for first in games played (50) ... Also played for the Pittsburgh Hornets.

PERSONAL

Son of Joseph and Kathleen Skoff ... Has two brothers, Michael and Mason ... Born July 23, 1991 ... Majoring in supply chain & information systems.

BEFORE PENN STATE

Member of the Sioux City Musketeers of the United States Hockey League for three seasons (2009-12) ... In 2011-12, SUPERLATIVES compiled a 25-22-1 re- Saves in a Game 52 vs. Michigan (3/20/14) 20 at Michigan (2/22/14, 2nd) cord ... Ranked second in Saves in a Period 3 last vs. Michigan (2/8/14) the league in shutouts (6) Shutouts Assists 0 n/a and was sixth in save per9 games 10/10/14 - 11/14/14 centage (.912) and goals- Longest Starting Streak Longest Appearance Streak 9 games 10/10/14 - 11/14/14 against average (2.72) ... Most Penalties 1 (2 mins.) 2x, last: vs. W. Michigan (12/30/14) Recorded six shutouts for

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2015-16 Penn State Men's Hockey Yearbook  

The 2015-16 Penn State Men's Hockey Yearbook is provided as a service to the media. The yearbook includes records, biographies, awards, hono...

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