30 - Sam Marotta
Sam Marotta
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bridgewater, Mass.
Position: G
Major: Business Administration
Shoots/Catches: L
Last Team: South Shore (EJHL)
gp 27
gs 27
min 1603:24
ga 61
gaa 2.28
sv 752

2012-13: After appearing in just nine games over his first two seasons on campus, serving as backup to former All-American netminder Joe Cannata, posted an extremely impressive junior year as the team's primary goaltender ... A five-time Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, was named Hockey East Goalie of the Month in February and was a runner-up to the league's Player of the Month award for January ... Also a four-time Hockey East Top Performer ... Finished the year with a 2.28 goals-against average while boasting a .925 save percentage on 752 saves ... Finished with a 12-11-4 record in net, yielding 61 goals over 1603:24 of total ice time ... Appeared in 27 contests.

2011-12: Played in two games making one start as the primary backup to starter Joe Cannata … Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week October 24 after he recorded a 25-save shutout in his only start of the season against Connecticut (10/22) … Made one save in a relief appearance against Providence (12/3).     

2010-11: Played 105:51 over seven games as a freshman … Did not allow a goal for first 67 minutes of his career … Stopped 60 of 62 shots for .968 save percentage … Allowed just two power play goals … Posted 1.13 goals-against.

Before Merrimack: Attended Boston College High School before playing for South Shore (EJHL) … Played with Joe Cannata and John Heffernan at BC High … Won two state championships … Named to Boston Globe Dream Team … All-Scholastic honoree … Team captain as a senior where he was ranked highest goaltender in the area by ESPN Magazine … Recorded 13-2-3-1 record for South Shore with 2.58 GAA and .920 SV% ... Ranked fourth statistically among goaltenders … Appeared in one game with Indiana Ice (USHL).

Personal: Born December 15, 1990 … Son of Gary and Nancy Marotta … Has two siblings, Nick and Jake … Business major at Merrimack.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2010................ 7 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0 0 0
2011................ 2 0 1 1 0 .000 0-0 0 0 0 0
2012................ 27 0 0 0 0 .000 1-2 0 0 0 0
TOTAL............... 36 0 1 1 0 .000 1-2 0 0 0 0
Season GP Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Save% W L T Sho
2010................ 7 105:51 2 1.13 60 .968 0 0 0 0.0
2011................ 2 64:54 0 0.00 26 1.000 1 0 0 1.0
2012................ 27 1603:24 61 2.28 752 .925 12 11 4 2.0
TOTAL............... 36 1774:09 63 2.13 838 .930 13 11 4 3.0
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 played 27 21
Games started 27 21
Minutes 1603:24 1237:17
Goals against 61 46
Goals-against average 2.28 2.23
Saves 752 578
Save pct .925 .926
Wins 12 11
Losses 11 8
Ties 4 2
Win pct .519 .571
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 6 at Union W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 33 .971 1 0 0
Oct 10 at Northeastern L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 1 58:41 3 3.07 30 .909 0 1 0
Oct 20 vs. Alas. Anchorage L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Vermont W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 29 .906 1 0 0
Oct 27 Vermont T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Northeastern W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 23 .920 1 0 0
Nov 3 Northeastern W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Boston U. L, 3-1 1 59:00 3 3.05 22 .880 0 1 0
Nov 10 Connecticut L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Boston College L, 4-3 1 58:29 4 4.10 38 .905 0 1 0
Nov 23 Colgate T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Providence L, 3-2 1 64:13 3 2.80 24 .889 0 1 0
Dec 1 at Providence W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 Harvard T, 2-2 1 65:00 2 1.85 22 .917 0 0 1
Dec 8 US Under 18 Team L, 3-1 0 20:00 0 0.00 14 1.000 0 0 0
Dec 11 Army W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 vs. Princeton T, 2-2 1 65:00 2 1.85 18 .900 0 0 1
Dec 30 vs. Union L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Vermont W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 23 .958 1 0 0
Jan 11 Boston U. L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Maine W, 6-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 30 1.000 1 0 0
Jan 18 at Maine T, 1-1 1 65:00 1 0.92 31 .969 0 0 1
Jan 19 at Maine W, 3-2 1 59:55 2 2.00 22 .917 1 0 0
Jan 25 New Hampshire W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 29 .935 1 0 0
Jan 26 at New Hampshire L, 6-2 1 60:00 6 6.00 22 .786 0 1 0
Feb 1 Mass.-Lowell W, 1-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 25 1.000 1 0 0
Feb 2 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 51 .981 1 0 0
Feb 10 Massachusetts W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 16 .889 1 0 0
Feb 15 Boston College W, 2-1 1 64:08 1 0.94 39 .975 1 0 0
Feb 17 at Providence T, 2-2 1 65:00 2 1.85 24 .923 0 0 1
Feb 24 Boston College L, 2-1 1 62:23 2 1.92 26 .929 0 1 0
Feb 26 at Boston U. L, 5-2 1 20:00 3 9.00 16 .842 0 1 0
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 1 58:09 2 2.06 21 .913 0 1 0
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3 1 61:45 3 2.91 37 .925 1 0 0
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0 1 59:15 3 3.04 30 .909 0 1 0
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0 1 59:11 3 3.04 42 .933 0 1 0
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3 1 58:15 4 4.12 29 .879 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2010-11 7 0 105:51 2 1.13 60 .968 0 0 0 -
2011-12 2 1 64:54 0 0.00 26 1.000 1 0 0 1.000
2012-13 27 27 1603:24 61 2.28 752 .925 12 11 4 .519
2013-14 11 10 588:10 31 3.16 207 .870 1 8 0 .111
Total 47 38 2362:19 94 2.39 1045 .917 14 19 4 .432
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 27 27 1603:24 61 2.28 752 .925 12 11 4 .519
Conference 21 21 1237:17 46 2.23 578 .926 11 8 2 .571
Exhibition 1 0 20:00 0 0.00 14 1.000 0 0 0 -

Home 11 11 676:29 21 1.86 299 .934 7 3 1 .682
Away 15 15 861:55 38 2.65 435 .920 5 8 2 .400
Neutral 1 1 65:00 2 1.85 18 .900 0 0 1 .500

Wins 12 12 725:48 18 1.49 357 .952 12 0 0 1.000
Losses 11 11 617:36 36 3.50 300 .893 0 11 0 .000
Ties 4 4 260:00 7 1.62 95 .931 0 0 4 .500

October 3 3 178:41 7 2.35 92 .929 2 1 0 .667
November 4 4 241:42 12 2.98 107 .899 1 3 0 .250
December 2 2 130:00 4 1.85 40 .909 0 0 2 .500
January 6 6 364:55 12 1.97 157 .929 4 1 1 .750
February 7 7 391:31 11 1.69 197 .947 4 2 1 .643
March 5 5 296:35 15 3.03 159 .914 1 4 0 .200