3 - Matt Celin
Matt Celin
Height: 5-11
Weight: 174
Year: So.
Hometown: Gibsonia, Pa.
High School: Bay State Breakers (EJHL)
Position: D/F

2007-08: Played in 27 games ... recorded one goal and one assist for two points ... earned his first collegiate point with an assist on the game-winning goal in the 5-3 win at AIC (1/15) ... scored his first collegiate goal against Mercyhurst (2/1). Before Holy Cross: Played one season for the Bay State Breakers of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL) for head coach Dave McCauley ... led the team in the 2006-07 season in goals by a defenseman with six, while he also had 11 assists for 17 points ... received the team's Most Improved Player Award ... team won the 2006-07 EJHL Southern Conference Championship, while it was the 2007 EJHL and USA Hockey National Championship Runners-Up ... also played for the Pittsburgh Hornets of the Mid-West Elite Hockey League (MWEHL) for head coach Joe Gaul as he recorded 20 goals and 50 assists for 70 points in his career ... team captain in 2005-06 ... team was the 2005 and 2006 Pennsylvania and Mid-Am Regional Champions, while it was the 2005 and 2006 USA Hockey Bronze Medalists ... three-year member of the varsity hockey team at Hampton H.S. in Allison Park, Pa. ... named the team's Offensive MVP as a sophomore ... earned PIHL Academic All-Star honors. Personal: Son of Scott and Carol Celin ... has one brother, Rob, and one sister, Christina ... majoring in Biology.