6 - Matt Clune
Matt Clune
Height: 6-1
Weight: 206
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Salisbury (NEPSAC)
Position: D

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-2011:
• Played in 30 games
• Recorded a career-best six goals ans seven assists for a career-best 13 points
• Led the team in plus/minus at +18
• Tallied one goal and one assist for two points in the 7-2 win over Sacred Heart (11/19)
• Scored one goal in the 6-3 victory over Canisius  (3/11) in the first game of the best two-out-of-three Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series
• Netted goals against Army (10/17), Northeastern (10/29), UConn (12/29) and Bowling Green (12/30)
• Recorded two assists at Bentley (2/26)
• Named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-2010:
• Played in 36 games
• Tallied two goals and a career-best 10 assists for 12 points
• Tied for fifth on the team in assists and tied for seventh in points
• Member of a defense that ranked third in Atlantic Hockey and 20th nationally by allowing only 2.76 goals per game
• Had two assists versus No. 11 Yale (11/28)
• Scored a goal and had an assist in the 6-4 victory at Air Force (1/22)
• Posted two assists in the 5-3 win against Army (2/5)
• Had two assists in the 6-4 victory at Bentley (2/12)
• Posted one goal against Sacred Heart (2/20)
• Named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-2009:
• Played 36 games
• Recorded two goals and six assists for eight points
• Scored his first collegiate goal versus Mercyhurst (11/7)
• Posted one goal against Sacred Heart (11/30)

BEFORE HOLY CROSS:
• Played one year on the varsity hockey team at the Salisbury School in Salisbury, Conn., for head coach Matt Corkery as he recorded three goals and 11 assists for 14 points in 28 games
• Received the Coach’s Award for Leadership in 2007-2008
• Earned 2007-2008 Flood Marr all-tournament team honors
• Team qualified for the New England Tournament playoffs for the seventh year in a row
• Played for the St. Michael’s Buzzers of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League (OPJHL) for head coach Richard Ricci in 2006-2007
• Had three goals and 17 assists for 20 points in 62 games
• Named the team’s Rookie of the Year
• Team won the South Division championship and finished as the conference runner-up
• Attended St. Michael’s and was a member of the varsity hockey team for head coach Len Chittle in 2005-2006
• Recorded four goals and 15 assists for 19 points in 40 games
• Scored the game-winning goal in the CISAA championship game to give St. Michael’s its first ever CISAA title
• OFSAA Silver Medalists
• Also a four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at St. Michael’s, as he was a two-time team captain and was named the team MVP in 2006-2007
• Had 15 goals and 30 assists for 45 points in 80 career games, as his team was a three-time CISAA silver medalist and participated in the OFSAA in 2006-2007
• Ontario Scholar

PERSONAL:
• Son of Tom and Anne Marie Clune
• His father was a two-time captain of the Colby College hockey team
• Has two brothers (Rich and Ben)
• Brother, Rich, played for the Los Angeles Kings
• A Psychology and English major

Clune's Career Statistics

Season Games Played G A Points Pen-Min PPG SHG GWG
2008-2009 36 2 6 8 15-30 0 0 0
2009-2010 36 2 10 12 24-67 1 0 0
2010-2011 30 6 7 13 11-22 2 0 0
Total 102 10 23 33 50-119 3 0 0