3 - Matt Wahl
Matt Wahl
Height: 6-1
Weight: 188
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wellington, FL
High School: Cranbrook Kingswood
Position: D
Previous Team: Omaha Lancers
S/C: R

 

As a Sophomore in 2012: Appeared in 25 games during his second season, missing seven contests due to injury in February … Skated with classmate Dennis Robertson as the top defensive pairing, starting in 22 of the games that he played … Earned 13 points (2g, 11a), including 2-7-9 numbers in ECAC Hockey competition … Blocked 30 shots, fifth on the team ... Registered his first points of the season with a pair of power play assists against #18 Colgate … Netted his first goal of the season in a 5-4 win over Cornell … Contributed an assist on the game-winning power play goal in a 2-1 win at #9 Union … Named 3rd star in a 6-4 win over #14 Yale, tying his career high for points in a game with three (1g, 2a) … Added two assists in a 5-2 win at New Hampshire … Assisted on a goal in a 5-2 win over Providence in the Mayor’s Cup game … Tallied an assist on a power play goal against Princeton … Registered a point for the fifth straight game with an assist on a power play goal in a 2-2 tie with Quinnipiac … Posted an assist against Harvard … Missed his first career game after playing 53 straight when he was scratched against St. Lawrence on February 4th due to injury ... Came back to play in the Bears' playoff series at Quinnipiac.

As a Freshman in 2011: One of six Bears to play in all 31 games, Wahl partnered with classmate Dennis Robertson as Brown’s top defensive pairing, logging significant minutes in all situations … Notched 13 points (3g, 10a), including 3-5-8 numbers in ECAC Hockey contests … Key part of the Bears’ special teams … Scored one power play goal … Earned his first career point with an assist on the power play against Princeton ... Scored his first career goal to give Brown a 1-0 lead in 3-2 win at Cornell, as Brown swept on the road at Colgate/Cornell for the first time since 1992-93 ...  Scored his 2nd goal of the year to give Brown a 2-0 lead in 4-3 loss to #13 Union ... Tallied a career-high three assists in 4-4 tie with Providence, earning 3rd star honors ... Earned an assist on the game-winning power play goal in the Bears’ next game, a 6-1 win over #10 Boston University ... Posted an assist on the power play in the next game against Minnesota State, while earning a spot on the Shillelagh Tournament All-Tournament Team ... Notched two assists in the next game, a 4-3 win over Harvard ... Gave Brown a 1-0 lead with his first career power play goal against Clarkson ... Tallied an assist on the game-tying goal in 2-2 tie at Quinnipiac ... Earned an assist for the second straight game with one against Harvard ... Was third on the team with 33 blocked shots … One of 23 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.

Before Brown: Wahl spent the 2009-10 season with the Omaha Lancers (USHL), after graduating from Cranbrook Kingswood … A Finalist for Michigan's "Mr. Hockey" while playing for Cranbook in 2008-09 … Played in 32 games with the Lancers in 2009-10 and posted six assists as well as a +11 rating … Was twice named a Michigan High School All-Star while at Cranbrook … Earned First Team All-State and All-MIHL First Team while helping to lead Cranbrook to the 2009 State Championship.

Personal: Matthew Bannon Wahl is the son of James and Jeanette Wahl of Wellington, Florida … Born in 1991 … Matt has one brother, Christopher … National Honor Society member while attending Cranbrook Kingswood in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan … Interests: Roller Hockey, Beach, Video Games … Concentration: Business, Entrepreneurship & Organizations.

Wahl's Career Highs
Goals: 1, 5x, last vs. Yale (12/3/11)
Assists: 3, vs. Providence (12/7/10)
Points: 3, 2x, last vs. Yale (12/3/11)
PPG: 1, vs. Clarkson (1/22/11)

Wahl's Career Stats
  GP G A PTS PPG SHG GWG +/- Pen/Min
2010-2011 31 3 10 13 1 0 0 -13 8/16
2011-20122521113000-211/30
TOTALS 56 5 21 26 1 0 0 -15 19/46