30 - Sam Marotta
Sam Marotta
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bridgewater, Mass.
Position: G
Major: Business Administration
Shoots/Catches: L
Last Team: South Shore (EJHL)
gp 11
gs 10
min 588:10
ga 31
gaa 3.16
sv 207

2013-14: Appeared in 11 games as a senior ... Posted a 3.16  goals-against average and .870 save percentage ... Logged 588:10 total time in net ... Finished with 207 saves ... Allowed two goals or fewer four times ... Finishes his career with 14 victories and 2362:19 of action, as well as a 2.39 GAA and .917 SV% in 47 appearances ... Graduates with the second-lowest GAA in Division I history and seventh-best SV%.

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.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 1, Connecticut, 10/22/2011 
Assists: 1, Connecticut, 10/22/2011 
Saves: 51, at New Hampshire, Feb 02, 2013 
Penalties: 1, MAINE, Jan 12, 2013 ; at Maine, 02/15/14 
Penalty minutes: 2, MAINE, Jan 12, 2013 ; at Maine, 02/15/14

Recent Games
Feb 15 at Maine L, 3-2
Feb 21 Vermont L, 4-1
Feb 22 Vermont L, 4-3
Feb 28 New Hampshire W, 4-2
Mar 1 New Hampshire L, 5-2
Mar 8 at #20 Maine L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 11 6
Games started 10 6
Minutes 588:10 333:00
Goals against 31 19
Goals-against average 3.16 3.42
Saves 207 117
Save pct .870 .860
Wins 1 0
Losses 8 5
Ties 0 0
Win pct .111 .000
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 6 McGill (Exhib.) T, 1-1 1 29:57 0 0.00 12 1.000 0 0 0
Oct 11 at # 17 Denver L, 1-0 1 58:21 1 1.03 29 .967 0 1 0
Oct 12 at #17 Denver L, 4-0 1 40:00 3 4.50 12 .800 0 1 0
Oct 18 Mercyhurst L, 3-2 1 59:49 3 3.01 18 .857 0 1 0
Oct 19 Mercyhurst W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Army W, 4-2 1 59:54 2 2.00 14 .875 1 0 0
Nov 1 Bentley W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 #5/6 Providence L, 1-0 1 58:55 1 1.02 18 .947 0 1 0
Nov 9 at #5/6 Providence L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at #4/3 Notre Dame L, 4-0 1 59:15 3 3.04 26 .897 0 1 0
Nov 16 at #4/3 Notre Dame T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Northeastern L, 5-2 1 59:50 5 5.01 20 .800 0 1 0
Nov 23 at Northeastern L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at #9 Yale L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 Boston U. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 at Boston U. T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Russian Red Stars (Exhib.)   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 vs. #4/5 Providence T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at #11 Clarkson L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at #11 Clarkson W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at #5 Quinnipiac L, 6-1 0 37:06 3 4.85 17 .850 0 0 0
Jan 18 #5 Quinnipiac W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 #2 Boston College L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Massachusetts L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Massachusetts W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at #8 Mass.-Lowell L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 #8 Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 1 60:00 4 4.00 20 .833 0 1 0
Feb 7 at #2 Boston College L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Maine L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Maine L, 3-2 1 35:49 2 3.35 17 .895 0 0 0
Feb 21 Vermont L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Vermont L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 New Hampshire W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 New Hampshire L, 5-2 1 59:11 4 4.06 16 .800 0 1 0
Mar 8 at #20 Maine L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - -
  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 11 10 588:10 31 3.16 207 .870 1 8 0 .111
Conference 6 6 333:00 19 3.42 117 .860 0 5 0 .000
Exhibition 1 1 29:57 0 0.00 12 1.000 0 0 0 -

Home 6 6 357:39 19 3.19 106 .848 1 5 0 .167
Away 5 4 230:31 12 3.12 101 .894 0 3 0 .000
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -

Wins 1 1 59:54 2 2.00 14 .875 1 0 0 1.000
Losses 10 9 528:16 29 3.29 193 .869 0 8 0 .000
Ties - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -

October 4 4 218:04 9 2.48 73 .890 1 3 0 .250
November 3 3 178:00 9 3.03 64 .877 0 3 0 .000
January 1 0 37:06 3 4.85 17 .850 0 0 0 -
February 2 2 95:49 6 3.76 37 .860 0 1 0 .000
March 1 1 59:11 4 4.06 16 .800 0 1 0 .000