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    Michael Coppola
    7 Michael Coppola
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Old Brookville, NY

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 180

    Position:
    Forward

    Previous Team:
    New York Bobcats (AJHL)

    2009-10 (Senior Season): Has played in all 37 games this season taking 47 shots on the year... recorded his first point of the season on the assist of a Matt Turner open net goal against AIC (Nov. 7) ... knocked in his first goal of the year on the first goal of the game at Canisius on a shorthanded opportunity (Nov. 14) ... notched UConn's lone goal at Brown (Nov. 28) to end a shut out bid ... recorded his second shorthanded point of the year on an assist of Brad Cooper's goal against Air Force (Jan. 8) to tie the game at one ... tallied a breakaway goal against Sacred Heart (Jan. 29) added an assist against Canisius (Feb. 6).

    2008-09 (Junior Season): Finished the season playing in 30 career games while tallying four goals and five assists ... played in his 100th career game on Feb. 21 against Canisius ... recorded a goal and an assist against Army (Oct. 24-25) during the Huskies' first home weekend series ... had the third multi-point game of his career when he recorded a goal and two assists at Brown (Nov. 29) ... tallied a goal at Holy Cross (Jan. 31).

    2007-08 (Sophomore Season): One of four Huskies to play in all 37 games on the season... garnered 14 points on the season with eight goals and six assists...his eight goals ranks third on the team... started off the season recording points in four straight games (Oct. 19-Nov. 2)... recorded his second career multi-point game against Air Force (Nov. 17)... ranked seventh in Atlantic Hockey in short-handed goals with two... ranked ninth in game-winning goals with two... received the Coach John Chapman Award at the end of the year banquet... the award goes to the player that most exemplifies the type of player that the late Coach Chapman would have wanted on his team.

    2006-07 (Freshman Season): Saw action in all 36 games as a freshman ... totaled 14 points on six goals and eight assists ... his eight assists ranked first on the team among freshman ... dished out the game-winning assist in the Huskies' 4-3 win over Canisius (Jan. 13) ... tallied his first career hat trick in guiding UConn to a 5-4 win at American International (Jan. 6) ... collected the game-winning assist in the Huskies' 5-2 win at Holy Cross (Feb. 24) ... was named Atlantic Hockey Co-Rookie of the Week (Jan. 8) ... tied for tenth in Atlantic Hockey with one short-handed goal ... notched his first career point in the first game of the season at Bowling Green (Oct. 13) ... scored his first career goal at Yale (Nov. 11).

    Before UConn: Played for the New York Bobcats of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League ... played in 32 games and scored 33 goals while collecting 29 assists last season.

    Personal: Michael Anthony is the son of Mike and Patty Coppola ... born February 18, 1985 ... an economics major.

    Year GP G A PTS PEN/MIN
    2006-07 36 6 8 14 21/53
    2007-08 37 8 6 14 26/60
    2008-09 30 4 5 9 14/28
    Career 103 18 19 37 61/141