Matt Serratore
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Matt  Serratore

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bemidji, Minn.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
F

Last Team:
Penticton Vees (BCHL)

06/28/2017

Fifteen Falcons named to Atlantic Hockey all-academic team

A school-record 15 Falcons honored for their work in the classroom

06/22/2016

14 Falcons named AHC all-academic

A school-record 14 Falcons were honored for their excellence off the ice

03/03/2016

Serratore and Starrett named to AHC All-Rookie Team

Two freshmen helped lead Air Force to the No. 2 seed in the AHC Playoffs

2016-17 (Sophomore)

Played 34 games and was eighth on the team with 19 points (4-15-19) … Had one power-play goal and one game-winner … Was a +4 … Tied his career high with two assists three times … Two assists in wins over Bentley (Oct. 21) and RIT (Nov. 11) … Two points (1-1-2) in the win over Arizona State (Oct. 14) … Scored a point in five straight games late in the season … Named to the academic all-conference team.

 

2015-16 (Freshman)

Named to the Atlantic Hockey all-rookie team ... Played in 36 games and had 10 goals and eight assists for 18 points ... 10 goals were fourth on the team and the most by a freshman ... All 10 goals came in conference games,  the second most of any freshman in the league ... Scored a point in three straight conference games twice and scored a career-best two points (1-1-2) in the regular-season finale at Niagara ...  Also was a +6 in conference games and a +7 in all games ... Won 52 percent of the faceoffs he took  ... Named academic all-conference.

 

Before Air Force

Played 94 games for the Penticton Vees of the BCHL … 14 points (5-9-14) in 58 games in 2013-14 … Scored 24 points (13-11-24) in 36 games in 2014-15 … Team won the BCHL and Western Canada Cup championships ... Junior coach was Freb Hartinson ... Graduated from Bemidji High School ... Lettered three years in hockey ... Named all-conference twice ... Member of the National Honor Society.

 

Personal

Member of Cadet Squadron 27 ... Parents are Tom and Cindy Serratore ... Has two sisters ... Father is the head coach of Bemidji State ... Uncle, Frank, is the head coach at Air Force ... Cousin, Carly Serratore, is a 2012 Academy graduate ... Major is management  ...  Long-term goal is to go to graduate school and work in the contracting or acquisitions career field ... On the dean’s list both semesters as a freshman ... On the superintendent’s list, for excellence in academics, military and physical fitness as a sophomore … This past summer, worked  Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training and also travelled to Cannon AFB, N.M. on Operation Air Force and got to ride in a CV-22 Osprey ... Hidden talent is playing the piano ... Played classical piano for eight years … One word to describe him is hard-working ... Greatest individual moment in sports was scoring an overtime game-winner in the BCHL playoffs ...  Greatest team moment was winning the AHC championship last year … Wears the No. 12 because it is the same number his dad wore ...  Credits his dad as having the greatest influence on his sports career … Considering pilot training after graduation … Started playing hockey at the age of five ... Favorite NHL team is the Minnesota Wild ... Favorite NHL player is Zach Parise.


Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
2015-16 36 10 8 18 6-12 66 1 1 0
2016-16 34 4 15 19 6-12 66 1 0 1
Career 70 14 23 37 12-24 132 2 1 1
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