2012-2013 (Junior Season): Played in 23 games for the Huskies... Registered a 1.93 goals against average while stopping 610 shots and adding a .937 save percentage... Finished the season with a record of 14-4-3... Also added an assist at Army (Feb. 23)... Stopped 39 shots in a 4-3 win over Penn State (Jan. 4)... Recorded acareer high 48 saves in a 2-1 loss aginst the number one team in the nation, Quinnipiac (Jan. 22)... Tallied 42 saves in a 4-1 win at Holy Cross (Feb. 16)... Stopped 33 shot in a shutout at Sacred Heart (Mar. 2).
2011-2012 (Sophomore Season): Played in three games... Registered 31 total saves... Recorded a .912 save percentage and a 2.36 goals against average... Finished the season with a 0-0-1 record.
2010-11 (R-Freshman Season): Appeared in seven games, starting two... Finished with a 1-3-0 record based on a 3.32 goals against average and a .886 save percentage... Started against Alabama-Huntsville (Nov. 27) and Holy Cross (Jan. 29)... Earned his only win of the season after coming on midway through the first and blanking AIC in a 4-3 victory (Feb. 26)... Came on in relief in the AHA Semifinals and allowed just one goal in 44 minutes, making 16 saves...
2009-10 (Freshman Season): Redshirted his freshman season.
Before UConn: Played for the Bismarck Bobcats of the NAHL for the past two seasons finishing the 2008 season with fellow Husky Alex Gerke ... In 2008, he was among the top-five in goalie statistics, posting a 2.17 GAA and a .925 save percentage ... Spent just over 1,900 minutes between the pipes for the Bobcats recording 21 wins ... During the playoffs he posted an impressive 1.96 GAA and a .923 save percentage.
Personal: Matthew Thomas is the son of Bryan and Laurie Grogan... born July 14, 1988... a sociology major.