9 - Shawn Bates
Shawn Bates
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Position: F
Major: Business Administration
Shoots/Catches: L
Last Team: Bonnyville (AJHL)
gp 32
p 18
g 8
a 10
pim 12
+/- -3

2012-13: Saw action in 32 games ... Ranked third on the squad in scoring with 18 points ... Caught fire in the second half of the season, finishing with eight goals and 10 helpers ... Ranked fifth on the team in shooting percentage (.101) ... Tallied a pair of power play markers ... Began the year with two assists in a win over No. 5 Union (10/6) ... Found the back of the net in victory against Northeastern (11/3) ... Scored in back-to-back games against Army (12/11) and Princeton (12/29) ... Potted two goals in victory over UNH (2/2) ... Notched a goal in Hockey East Quarterfinal tilt at Boston University (3/16).

2011-12: Played in 33 games … Scored six goals and added 11 assists … Had assists in three consecutive games against Army (10/15), Northeastern (10/21), and Connecticut (10/22) … Recorded a career-high two goals and two assists against St. Lawrence in Ledyard National Bank Classic (12/30) … Named to Ledyard Classic all-tournament team … Scored a goal in each game of the final weekend series against UMass (3/2, 3/3).

2010-11: Played in 29 games as a freshman … Tallied five goals and 11 points … Scored first career goal at Vermont (10/23) … Picked up game-winners in two straight games against Maine (1/8) and Alabama-Huntsville (1/14) … Notched assist against Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament (3/26) … Tallied first multi-point game against UAH (1/14) … Added assist on game-winning goal in OT against UNH (2/12).

Before Merrimack: Attended John Paul II High School before playing for Bonnyville of the AJHL … 2007-08 AJHL Rookie of the Year and all-rookie team selection … Led team in goals and points in 2008-09 … Named to 2010 AJHL All-Star game.

Personal: Born January 18, 1990 … Son of Lyle Bates and Heather Menzies … Has three siblings, Reece, Jennah, and Kassidy … Business major at Merrimack.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2010................ 29 5 6 11 39 .128 11-30 +1 0 0 2
2011................ 33 6 11 17 73 .082 15-30 +8 1 0 0
2012................ 32 8 10 18 79 .101 6-12 -3 2 0 1
TOTAL............... 94 19 27 46 191 .099 32-72 +6 3 0 3
Recent Games
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 23
Points 18 13
Goals 8 5
Assists 10 8
PIM 12 6
+/- -3 -1
Power-play goals 2 1
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 1 0
Shots 79 61
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Union W, 4-1 0 2 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 10 at Northeastern L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 vs. Alas. Anchorage L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Vermont W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Vermont T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Northeastern W, 5-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 Northeastern W, 4-2 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 9 Boston U. L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 10 Connecticut L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 16 at Boston College L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 23 Colgate T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 30 Providence L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Providence W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 Harvard T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 US Under 18 Team L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 11 Army W, 4-2 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 29 vs. Princeton T, 2-2 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dec 30 vs. Union L, 4-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 at Vermont W, 4-1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 11 Boston U. L, 4-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 Maine W, 6-0 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 18 at Maine T, 1-1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 at Maine W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 25 New Hampshire W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 26 at New Hampshire L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 1 Mass.-Lowell W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 2 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 2 0 2 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Feb 10 Massachusetts W, 4-2 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 15 Boston College W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Feb 17 at Providence T, 2-2 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 24 Boston College L, 2-1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 11
Feb 26 at Boston U. L, 5-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3 1 0 1 0 -2 1 0 0 0 0 6
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
2012-13 32 8 10 18 12 -3 2 0 0 1 1 79
Total 32 8 10 18 12 -3 2 0 0 1 1 79
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Total 32 8 10 18 12 -3 2 0 0 1 1 79
Conference 23 5 8 13 6 -1 1 0 0 1 0 61
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Home 14 4 4 8 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 43
Away 16 3 6 9 12 -2 1 0 0 1 0 31
Neutral 2 1 0 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 5

Wins 13 4 7 11 4 +10 0 0 0 1 0 29
Losses 15 3 0 3 8 -13 2 0 0 0 0 43
Ties 4 1 3 4 0 +0 0 0 0 0 1 7

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 3 0 2 2 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
November 6 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
December 3 2 0 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 8
January 7 0 3 3 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 14
February 7 3 4 7 2 +1 1 0 0 1 0 25
March 6 2 1 3 4 -6 1 0 0 0 0 21
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - -