West Chester, Pa.
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5-8 / 170
Chicago Steele (USHL)
- Finished his career playing in 143 games with 98 points on 41 goals and 57 assists.
2013-2014 (Senior Season): Appeared in 35 games...Named a team captain...Shared the team lead in scoring with classmate Brant Harris with 26 points on 13 goals and 13 assists...Ranked seventh in Atlantic Hockey with 15 power play points (8g/7a)...Tied for third in the AHA and 16th in the nation with eight power play goals...Had four game-winning goals this season (Sacred Heart 2x, UMass, Providence), tied for second in the league...Finished with five multi-point games...Recorded his first career hat-trick in a 5-1 win over Robert Morris (Jan. 9)...Scored a pair of power play goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-2 win over Sacred Heart (Nov. 2)...Had the game-tying goal with 37 seconds left in the third period and the game-winner with 42 seconds left in overtime to beat Sacred Heart, 4-3, on the road (Mar. 1)...Scored the game-winning goal to lead UConn to a 3-2 upset of #9 Providence, the program's first-ever win over a nationally top-10 ranked opponent (Feb. 11)...Opened his season with points in five-straight games and has scored at least a point in 20 games.
2012-2013 (Junior Season): Played in all 37 games for the Huskies...Named an Assistant Captain...Finished the season with 18 points on seven goals and 11 assists...Scored the team's only goal in a 2-1 loss againstthe number one team in the country, Quinnipiac (Jan. 22)...Recorded two assists in back-to-back games against Bentley while adding the game winning goal of a power play in the second contest (Feb. 10-11)...Also scored the game winning goal off a power play in a 4-1 victory at Holy Cross (Feb. 16)...Totaled four power play goals on the year.
2011-2012 (Sophomore Season): Played in 38 games...Recorded 28 points on 10 goals and 18 assists...Ranked third on the team in goals and points...Registered seven multipoint games...Had three assists in a win against Sacred Heart (Nov. 16)...Scored one goal and had two assists in a 3-4 loss against Robert Morris (Jan. 20)...Had at least one point in four straight games from Jan. 7 - Jan. 21...Notched the 50th point of his career with a goal against Bentley (Feb. 17)...Had two game winners on the season...Finished the season with five power-play goals.
2010-11 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 33 games as a freshman...Ranked third on the team with 26 points on 11 goals and 15 assists...Scored his first college point with an assist at Bentley (Nov. 19)...Recorded five multipoint games... Scored his first collegiate goal at No. 17 RPI (Nov. 26)...Registered two goals, including the game-winning goal, and two assists in a four-point night at Niagara (Dec. 4)...Named AHA Rookie of the Month for December with two goals and six assists for eight points...Registered two four-game point streaks (Dec. 4 - Dec. 30, Feb. 18 - Feb. 26) and a five-game point streak (Jan. 14 - Jan. 28).
Before UConn: Played for the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League where he finished with six goals and 10 assists for 16 points and a plus-two rating in 42 games...Previously played for the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers U-18 team... Led his team to the 2007 State Championship...Daily Local News 2007 Player of the Year...A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born July 16, 1990...Billy P. is the son of Peter and Robin Latta... an economics major.