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Matt Grogan
Matt Grogan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gilbert, Ariz.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
Goaltender

Birthdate:
07/14/1988

Previous Team:
Bismark Bobcats (NAHL)


10/19/2013

Huskies Fall To No. 18 Minnesota State, 6-1

UConn opens its home season next Friday against 2013 Frozen Four participant Union.

10/18/2013

Huskies Fall To No. 18 Minnesota State, 2-1

Season-opening game was debut of head coach Mike Cavanaugh.

09/17/2013

UConn Tabbed For Sixth Place Finish In AHA Coaches Poll

Niagara picked as league favorite, four teams receive first place votes

03/22/2013

Men's Hockey Season Ends in AHA Semifinal Loss to Mercyhurst

First AHA Title Game Appearance Eludes the Huskies

03/22/2013

UConn Faces Off With Mercyhurst in AHA Semifinal Friday Night

Huskies Looking to Advance to First AHA Championship Game

12/30/2013

UConn vs Sacred Heart

UConn vs Sacred Heart Men;s Hockey UConn Classic

10/26/2013

UConn vs Union

UConn vs Union Men's Hockey

03/17/2013

UConn vs Robert Morris Game 2

UConn vs Robert Morris Men's Hockey Quarterfinla Game 2

03/15/2013

UConn vs Robert Morris

UConn vs Robert Morris Men's Hockey

01/23/2013

UConn vs Quinnipiac

UConn vs Quinnipiac Men's Hockey

Photo Gallery

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- Signed a contract with the Fort Wayne Komets of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) on March 21, 2014.

- Finished his career with a 25-19-6 record, a 2.32 goals against average and a .926 save percentage

2013-2014 (Senior Season): Played in 26 games with 25 starts...Posted a 10-12-2 record, ranked seventh in Atlantic Hockey in winning percentage (.458)...Posted a 2.47 goals against average, ranking third among AHA goaltenders...Finished with a .923 save percentage, third in Atlantic Hockey and 23rd among national leaders...Played 1479:15 minutes this season (67.7% of total minutes)...Had eight games making 30 or more saves including a pair of 40 save efforts and a 50 save game...Stopped a career-high 58 shots to set a new UConn Division I record in leading the Huskies to a 3-2 upset at #9 ranked Providence (Feb. 11)...Named the AHA Goaltender of the Week for his efforts in the win over the nationally ranked Friars...Posted 47 saves to help the Huskies to a 2-2 tie with nationally ranked Union (Oct. 25)...Made 42 stops in a loss at #18 Minnesota State in the opening weekend series (Oct. 19)...Had 38 saves in a 2-2 tie with AHA regular season champion Mercyhurst (Jan 17).

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...Named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Conference third team...His 1.93 GAA set a new UConn school record for lowest goals against average in a season...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 a season high 48 saves in a 2-1 loss aginst the No. 1 ranked 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 two seasons...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: Born July 14, 1988...Matthew Thomas is the son of Bryan and Laurie Grogan...a sociology major.

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