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7   Casey Wellman
Casey Wellman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brentwood, Calif.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
F

Birthdate:
10/18/1987

Last Team:
Cedar Rapids (USHL)


04/03/2014

UMass Hockey In The Pros: Update #6

UMass hockey has 23 alumni currently playing professionally around the globe in nine different countries.

As a Sophomore in 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
Signed with the Minnesota Wild of the NHL following the season ... Named to the Hockey East Honorable Mention Team ... Led team with 23 goals (11 on the power play) and ranked second in points (45) ... His 45 points is the 11th-best single-season effort in program history, while his 11 power play goals is a new school record for a season ... His 23 goals were tied for 6th-best in a single season and he is the first player since Greg Mauldin (2002-03) to score 20-or-more goals in a season ... In 75 career games, Wellman posted 34 goals, 44 assists and a plus-5 rating with 70 PIMs ... Strong, creative forward who is part of UMass first power play unit ... also sees time on the penalty kill ... Scored a goal against Maine (3/6), finishing with a plus-1 rating ... Had three assists and had a plus-3 rating vs. Maine (3/5) ... Recorded an assist and five shots against Providence (1/30), winning 9-of-20 face-offs and finishing with an even rating ... Notched an assist, had five shots on net and won 10-of-29 face-offs at Boston University (1/29) ... Had three shots on goal and finished with an even rating at UMass Lowell (1/16) while winning 8-of-16 face-offs ... Recorded an assist and had one shot on net against UMass Lowell (1/15), winning 13-of-23 face-offs ... Scored a goal on three shots, had an even rating and won 17 of 21 face-offs against Northeastern (1/10) ... Recorded an assist, had one shot on goal and won 11 of 23 face-offs at New Hampshire (1/9) ... Scored the game-winning goal, took five shots on net, and won nine out of 13 face-offs against Merrimack (12/12) ... Scored a goal, had four shots on net, and finished with a plus-1 rating at Lowell (12/5) ... Had six shots on net against BC (12/4) ... Registered his second multi-goals game of his career with two goals, had a season-high eight shots on net for the third time this season, and won 11 out of 19 face-offs against Quinnipiac (11/28) ... Recorded his first career hat-trick, added an assist for his sixth multi-point game of the season, had eight shots on net, won 13 out of 20 face-offs, and finished with a plus-2 rating against Vermont (11/24) ... Registered his fifth multi-point night of the season with two points on one goal and one assist, had a season-high eight shots on net, won 12 out of 24 face-offs, and finished with an even rating against Yale (11/19) ... Scored a goal with 11 seconds left in regulation to force an overtime, finished with an even rating, won 19 out of 36 face-offs, and had five shots on net in a weekend split against UNH (11/13, 11/14) ... Registered his fourth multi-point game of the season with three points on one goal and two assists, recorded six shots on net, won 13 out of 26 face-offs, and finished with a plus-2 rating against Niagara (11/8) ... Registered four shots on net and won 11 out of 16 face-offs against Niagara (11/6) ... Had one assist and recorded one shot on goal against Providence (10/31) ... Recorded his third multi-point game of the season with two points on one goal and one assist, had six shots on net, and finished with a plus-1 rating against Providence (10/30) ... Recorded his second multi-point game of the season with one goal and one assist, registered three shots on net, and won 10 out of 19 face-offs against Maine (10/23) ... Recorded three shots on net, won 10 out of 19 face-offs including two with less than a minute to go in the third period, and finished with an even rating against BU (10/16) ... recorded three points on one goal and two assists against RPI (10/8) where he played on the top line with James Marcou and T.J Syner.


As a Freshman in 2008-09: Game-by-Game Statistics
Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team after leading the league in Rookie Scoring...One of the top Rookie Scorers in the nation...Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team... Named UMass Hockey's Rookie of the Year ... Hockey East Rookie of the Month for January and three-time Rookie of the Month Runner-Up (11/4, 1/5, 3/2)...Three-time Hockey East Rookie of the Week (11/24, 12/30, 2/2)...Four-time 3-Star of the Game selection...Played in all 39 games with 33 points on 11 goals and 22 assists...Registered 12 penalties for 32 minutes...Finished the season tied for the team-best with a +10 rating...Netted six power play goals and two game winning goals...Recorded seven multi-point games...Recorded four assists against Providence (10/31)...Scored his first career goal at Rensselaer (10/21)...Had a goal and two assists in win over Boston College (11/22)...Had 21 points in final 24 games of the year...Had two five-game scoring streaks during the season.

Before UMass: Played two seasons with Cedar Rapids (USHL), totaling 30 goals and 39 assists for 69 points in 118 games. During the 2007-08 season, Wellman dressed for 59 games and tallied 22 goals and 23 assists for 55 points ... His point total ranked him 26th overall in the USHL last season ... Added five power play goals and five game winning goals ... Played for the Cranbrook Kingswood during high school and helped the Cranes win two Division III State Championships during his sophomore seasons ... The Cranes went 21-5-0 during Wellman's sophomore campaign and 25-4-1 during his senior season.

Personal: Casey Jay Wellman ... Born October 18, 1987 in Castro Valley, California ... Son of Brad and Jodi Wellman ... Has one brother, Logan ... Father played Major League Baseball from 1982-1989 for the Giants, Royals and Dodgers ... Intends to major in Business.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2008................ 39 11 22 33 117 .094 12-32 +10 6 0 2
2009................ 36 23 22 45 144 .160 15-38 -5 11 0 5
TOTAL............... 75 34 44 78 261 .130 27-70 +5 17 0 7

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