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13   Frank Vatrano
Frank  Vatrano

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
East Longmeadow, Mass.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215

Position:
F

Birthdate:
03/14/1994

Last Team:
Boston Junior Bruins (EJHL)


03/10/2015

FEATURE: Vatrano Shines in First Full Season

UMass sophomore finishes spectacular campaign

02/22/2015

MIH VS. PROVIDENCE

MIH VS. PROVIDENCE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/29/2015

HCKY VS. MERRIMACK

HCKY VS. MERRIMACK Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/02/2015

MIH VS. UCONN

MIH VS. UCONN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

12/16/2014

MIH VS. NORTHEASTERN

MIH VS. NORTHEASTERN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/21/2014

MIH VS. BC

MIH VS. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

CAREER HONORS
2013-14 Hockey East All-Academic Team
Walter Brown Award Semifinalist
Hockey East Player of the Month (December 2014)
2014 Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15: Game-by-Game Statistics
Was one of five players to appear in all 36 games ... Finished second on the team in scoring with 28 points on a squad-leading 18 goals to go along with 10 assists ... Ranked 10th in Hockey East in goals scored, sixth in power-play goals (6) and first in shots on goal (194) ... Had one shorthanded tally and two game winners, as well ... Had 15 points on nine goals and six assists in 22 Hockey East games ... Notched team-best 18th goal of the season in game two of UMass’ Hockey East Tournament series at Notre Dame (3/7) ... Picked up 10th assist of the season in the squads’ 5OT victory over the Irish (3/6) in the postseason ... Scored the overtime game winner in a 2-1 victory over #12 Providence (2/21) and was named the No. 1 star ... Tally vs. the Friars was named the No. 3 play in the NCAA’s Top 5 Plays of the Week (2/24) ... Registered fourth multi-goal game of the season, which included first career game winner po on the power play vs. #12/11 UMass Lowell (2/7) ... Was named the No. 1 Star of the Game following the victory over the River Hawks ... Logged fifth power-play goal of the year at #2 Boston University (1/30) .. Scored 13th goal of the season, fourth on the power play, in a 4-4 tie at #14/15 Merrimack (1/23) ... Logged a pair of assist in a 6-4 win over New Hampshire (1/16) for fifth multi-point game of the season ... Capped off four game goal-scoring streak with 12th goal of the season vs. Connecticut ... Matched a career high with three points on a goal and two assists in a 5-1 win over Air Force (12/29) ... Scored UMass’ lone goal vs. #16 Providence (12/28) ... Was named to the Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team after posting four points (2g, 2a) over the pair of games ... Registered third multi-goal game of the season with a pair of tallies vs. Northeastern (12/16) ... Capped off a three-game goal scoring streak with a three point night (2g, 1a) vs. Notre Dame (12/5) ... Scored in back-to-back games vs. #14 Quinnipiac (11/28-29), including first career power-play goal ... Goal in UMass’ 3-2 win over the Bobcats was named the No. 2 play in the NCAA’s Top 5 Plays of the Week (12/2) ... Picked up fourth assist of the season vs. #12 Boston College (11/21) ... Recorded first career multi-goal and multi-point game with two goals and an assist in a 7-1 win over American International (11/7), extending point scoring streak to four straight games ... Scored first collegiate goal at Maine (11/1) ... Registered an assist at Maine (10/31) ... Logged first collegiate point, an assist, on a power play goal at #6 Boston College (10/25).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2013-14: Game-by-Game Statistics
Made collegiate debut at Vermont (3/7) in the Hockey East Tournament and had two shots on goal.

BEFORE UMASS: Registered 35 points on 16 goals and 19 assists in 60 games with the U.S. National Development Team in 2011-12 .... Captured a gold medal with the squad at the 2011 IIHF World U-18 Championship in Brno and Znojmo, Czech Republic ... Recorded four points (2g, 2a) in the tournament over six games ... Tallied 30 points on 19 goals and 11 assists over 53 games with the U.S. National U-17 team in 2010-11 ... Won silver at the U-17 championships in 2010, contributing two goals and two assists over five games ... Played for the Boston Jr. Bruins of the Eastern Junior Hockey League from 2007-10 and again in 2012-13 ... Logged 22 points in 19 games for the Jr. Bruins in 2012-13 on 13 goals and nine assists, including three game-winners ... Named a 2012-13 EJHL All-Star ... Was invited to participate in the inaugural CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Oct. 2011 and logged an assist for Team Housley.

PERSONAL: Frank Vatrano ... Born on March 14, 1994 in Springfield, Mass. ... Son of Clara and Greg ... Has three brothers: Sammy, Greg and Mike ... Sammy played hockey at Babson College and Greg played hockey at American International College ... Attended Cathedral High School in Springfield, Mass., for two years before moving to Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. to play in the U.S. National Team Development Program ... Majoring in Communication.

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Career Highs
Goals: - 2 - 4x Last vs. UMass Lowell (2/7/15)
Assists: 2 - 2x vs. New Hampshire (1/16/15)
Points: 3 - 3x Last vs. Air Force (12/29/14)

Miscellaneous
Multi-Goal Games: 4 - Last vs. UMass Lowell (2/7/15)
Multi-Point Games: 6 - Last vs. UMass Lowell (2/7/15)

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