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26   Brett Watson
Brett Watson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Media, Pa.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 179

Position:
F

Birthdate:
04/25/1985

Last Team:
Tri-City Storm (USHL)



As a Senior in 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
One of the best defensive forward in the nation who anchors UMass first penalty kill unit ... great leader on and off the ice who has captained the team for the last two years ... Scored an empty-netter in his only shot at Maine (3/6), finishing with a plus-1 rating ... Scored on a backhander to finish with a plus-1 rating against Maine (3/5) ... Scored first goal in over two years against Boston College (2/26) and finished with a plus-1 rating ... Notched an assist against UMass Lowell (1/15), attempting three shots and finishing with a plus-1 rating and winning 13-of-23 face-offs ... Took three shots on net, won 10 out of 17 face-offs, and finished with a plus-1 rating against Merrimack (12/12) ... Won six out of eleven face-offs and finished with an even rating at Lowell (12/5) ... Finished with an even rating against BC (12/4) ... Won 12 out of 24 face-offs and finished with an even rating against Quinnipiac (11/28) ... Recorded an assist, had one shot on net, won nine out of 16 face-offs, and finished with a plus-1 rating against Vermont (11/24) ... Recorded an assist and finished with a plus-1 rating in an overtime win against Yale (11/19) ... Won 17 out of 32 face-offs and had one shot on net in a weekend split against UNH (11/13, 11/14) ... Won 21 out of 31 face-offs, had five shots on net, and finished with a plus-2 rating in a weekend sweep of Niagara (11/6, 11/8) ... Had one assist, recorded two shots on net, and finished with an even rating in a weekend split with Providence (10/30, 10/31) ... Won 17 out of 23 face-offs, recorded one shot on net, and finished with a plus-1 rating against Maine (10/23) ... finished with an even rating, recorded one shot on net, and won 13 out of 22 face-offs including one with six seconds remaining in the game to assure the win against BU (10/16) ... won eight out of 15 face-offs and recorded three shots on goal against RPI (10/8) ... is one of 20 finalists for the Lowe Senior Class award.

As a Junior in 2008-09: Game-by-Game Statistics
Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team for the third straight season...Recieved the Jack Canniff Unsung Hero Award for the third straight season ... Served as Co-Captain playing in 36 games tallying five assists...Recorded two assists in a 5-1 win over No. 1 Boston University (11/14)...One of the top players on the penalty killing unit...Finished the year with a plus-1 rating and took just three penalties for six minutes.

As a Sophomore in 2007-08: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 31 games...finished the season with four points on one goal and three assists... named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team for the second straight year ... named the recipient of the Jack Canniff Unsung Hero Award...registered two penalties for four minutes and took 35 shots on goal...tallied an assist in Game One of the Hockey East Quarterfinals against #5 New Hampshire (3/14)...recorded an assist at Merrimack (3/8)...netted his first goal of the season at Providence (1/18)...recorded his first point of the season with an assist at #12 St. Lawrence (10/13).

As a Freshman in 2006-07: Game-by-Game Statistics
Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team ... earned the team's Jack Canniff Unsung Hero Award ... Played in 39 games ... Totaled five points on one goal and four assists ... Finished with a +3 rating, 35 shots on goal, and 24 penalty minutes ... One of the team's top face-off men ... Scored his lone goal of the season in the regular-season finale vs. No. 9 Maine (3/3) ... Assisted on a goal at No. 13 Boston College (2/2) ... Posted an assist at UMass-Lowell (1/26) ... Tallied his first two points in a UMass uniform, both assists, in a win vs. No. 2 New Hampshire (1/20).

Before UMass: Played two seasons with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL, compiling 44 points (12 goals, 32 assists) ... Spent the previous two seasons with the Billings Bulls compiling 50 points (16 goals, 34 assists).

Personal: Brett Connor Watson ... Born April 25, 1985 in Newtown Square, Pa. ... Son of Jim and Susan Watson ... Brother, Chase, played hockey at Providence ... Father, Jim, and Uncle Joe played 10 years in NHL for Philadelphia Flyers as part of the franchise's only two Stanley Cup Championship teams ... An Economics and Finance major.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2006................ 39 1 4 5 35 .029 12-24 +3 0 0 0
2007................ 31 1 3 4 35 .029 2-4 -4 0 0 0
2008................ 36 0 5 5 40 .000 3-6 +1 0 0 0
2009................ 36 3 4 7 54 .056 6-12 +4 0 0 1
TOTAL............... 142 5 16 21 164 .030 23-46 +4 0 0 1

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 4
    vs Dalhousie 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 10
    vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 17
    at Michigan State 7:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Oct 18
    at Michigan State 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 24
    at Northeastern 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston College 7:00 PM
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