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9   Shawn Saunders
Shawn Saunders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ipswich, Mass.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 171

Position:
F

Birthdate:
03/25/1987

Last Team:
Oswego (OPJHL)


As a Senior in 2010-11: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saunders saw action in 8 games this season

As a Junior in 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
Strong, speedy forward who plays on UMass checking line with Brett Watson and Brian Keane ... Played in 26 games handing out two assists and finishing the year with a plus-1 rating ... took 3 penalties for six minutes ... Finished with an even rating against BC (12/4) ... Had three shots on net in a weekend split against UNH (11/13, 11/14) ... Had three shots on net and finished with an even rating against Niagara (11/8) ... Recorded his first point of the season when he assisted on Mike Lecomte's goal, had one shot on net, and finished with a plus-1 rating against Niagara (11/6) ... Recorded one shot on net in a weekend split with Providence (10/30, 10/31) ... Recorded two shots on net and finished with a plus-1 rating against Maine (10/23) ... Recorded two shots on net and finished with an even rating against BU (10/16) ... finished with an even rating against RPI (10/8).

As a Sophomore in 2008-09: Game-by-Game Statistics
Received UMass Hockey's Most Improved Player Award at the annual Hockey Banquet ... Played in 16 games tallying one goal and two assists while taking no penalties for the year...His lone goal of the season came against UMass Lowell (2/7)...Concluded the season playing in UMass' final 12 games...Had assists against Maine (2/21) and Boston University (2/27).

As a Freshman in 2007-08: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 10 games...finished the season with one point on one goal...registered six shots on goal...netted one game-winning goal on the season...saw action in his fist collegiate game against Connecticut where he tallied one goal. (10/20).

Before UMass: Played for the Oswego Admirals of the OPJHL from 2005-2007 ... Tallied 18 goals and 41 assists in 98 games ... Named the Admirals Most Improved Player in 2005-06.

Personal: Shawn Michael Saunders ... Born March 25, 1987 in Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Son of Bernie and Karen Saunders ... Has two brothers, Jon and Andy ... Father Bernie played in NHL for Quebec Nordiques ... Uncle John Saunders is reporter on ESPN ... Majoring in economics.


SeasonGPGAPointsShotsShot%Pen-Min+/-PPGSHGGWG
2007................ 10 1 0 1 6 .167 0-0 0 0 0 1
2008................ 16 1 2 3 18 .056 0-0 -3 0 0 0
2009................ 26 0 2 2 28 .000 3-6 +1 0 0 0
2010................ 8 0 0 0 3 .000 3-6 -4 0 0 0
TOTAL............... 60 2 4 6 55 .036 6-12 -6 0 0 1


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 1, 4 times
Goals: 1, UMass Lowell, Feb 07, 2009 ; Connecticut, Oct 20, 2007
Assists: 1, Maine, Feb 21, 2009 ; Boston University, Feb 27, 2009
Shots: 3, UMass Lowell, Feb 07, 2009 ; at Northeastern, Mar 15, 2009
Penalties: 2, Quinnipiac, Nov 27, 2010
Penalty minutes: 4, Quinnipiac, Nov 27, 2010
Plus/minus: 1, 6 times



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