22 - Matt Atsoff
Matt Atsoff
Born: 10/09/1986
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Macomb, MI
High School: Eisenhower
Position: F

NOTABLES Team captain that will be an integral member to the overall success of the team this season as one of the league's premier power forwards ... Will contribute by putting points on the board

Atsoff

2009-10 Enjoyed a productive junior campaign that saw him share the team-lead with 10 goals while ranking tied for second in points (22) and third in assists (12) ... Ranked 17th in the ECAC East with 10 goals, tied for 24th with a 0.92 points per game average and tied for 35th in assists with 12 ... Led the Beacons with two game-winning goals, coming in wins against Framingham State and Tufts ... On Nov. 24, recorded a career-high four points on two goals and a pair of assists in an 8-3 win over Framingham State ... Netted two goals to go along with an assist in UMass Boston's 5-4 overtime win vs. Babson ... Recorded a goal and an assist on Jan. 30 in a 7-2 victory over Saint Michaels ... Dished out two assists on Feb. 6 vs. New England College and Feb. 19 vs. Hamilton College ... Recorded five multi-point games to rank third among teammates in multi-point outings... Put together three different point streaks of three games on the year ... Named to the ECAC East All-Academic team.

2008-09: Named to the ECAC East All-Academic team ... Played in 24 games ... Ranked second on the team with nine goals and fifth with 16 points ... Excelled on the power play with a team-leading five goals to rank eighth among ECAC East leaders ... Began the season with a four-game point-scoring streak with six points during the stretch ... Registered multiple points in three outings, including back-to-back games of a goal and an assist vs. Framingham State College on November 25 and at Southern New Hampshire University on November 29 in the first round of the Manchester Police Athletic League (PAL)/Stovepipe Tournament ... Tallied a goal in the ECAC East Championship game vs. Babson College on March 7.

2007-08: Enjoyed an outstanding rookie campaign, with 27 points and 12 goals to rank second on the team ... His goal and point-total was good for 18th among ECAC East players ... One of four players to see action in every game for UMB ... Became the first UMB player in 17 years to begin his collegiate career with two goals on November 16 vs. Colby College ... Closed out the season with a five-game point-streak, racking up eight points during the stretch, including a season-high three assists in the team's upset of nationally-ranked Middlebury College on February 16 ... Picked up an assist in the Beacons' ECAC East quarterfinal win at Babson on March 1 and netted a goal at Norwich in the semifinals on March 8 ... Tallied multiple points on seven occasions ... Named to the Codfish Bowl All-Tournament team with two assists.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL: Played junior hockey for the Mahoning Valley Phantoms ... Graduated from Eisenhower High School ... Born October 9, 1986 ... Son of Bill and Laura Atsoff ... Majoring in exercise health science ... Enjoys golf, table tennis and video games.