3 Matt Vokes
3 Matt Vokes
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Auburn, MA
High School: Cedar Rapids Roughriders
Position: F
Matt Vokes will look to close out his collegiate ice hockey career on a strong note. He has had to come back from multiple injuries over the past two seasons, but adds valuable experience up front and will look to lead the Bears both on and off the ice. He is one of two players with at least one career point against all 11 ECAC Hockey opponents.

2007-2008: Played in 23 games, and finished the season with six points (3g, 3a), including 3-2-5 numbers in ECAC Hockey contests ... Also had a 43.7 faceoff percentage, winning 20 of 46 taken ... Notched an assist on the power-play in 2-2 tie at Union ... Scored Brown's first goal the next night in 2-2 tie at #17 Rensselaer ... Tallied his first goal in 14 games at Cornell ... Scored his third of the season to give Brown a 4-1 lead in 4-2 win over Harvard ... Earned an assist in 5-4 victory over Dartmouth ... Also had an assist in game one of Brown's first round playoff series at Quinnipiac ... One of 21 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.

2006-2007: Played in 29 of 32 games, missing all three due to injuries ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 18 points and second on the team with 10 goals ... Led Brown with three game-winning goals and was third with six power-play goals ... Opened the season with at least one point in eight of Brown's first 10 games, including the first six straight ... Scored a power-play goal 30 seconds into the third period to bring Brown to within 3-2 in 3-3 tie with Merrimack ... Named 2nd star scoring the tying goal (2-2) against #11 Cornell ... Posted an assist on the tying goal in 6-6 tie with Colgate ... Earned two assists against Wayne State ... Scored a powerplay goal, the game-winner, in 7-3 win over Wayne State ... Tallied an assist on the winning goal at Harvard, earning a point for the sixth straight game ... Named 1st star with the game-winning goal, snapping a 2-2 tie, in 4-2 win over AIC ... Scored the game-winning goal in 4-1 win over St Lawrence ... Scored the goal to tie the game at 1-1 in 3-2 overtime win over Mercyhurst ... Had two assists at Yale ... Scored his 7th goal of the year at Princeton to tie the game at 1-1 ... Came back from an injury to score a goal against Dartmouth ... Added two assists the next night against Harvard ... Scored his fifth power-play goal of the year at RPI ... Added his sixth power-play goal in game three of ECAC Hockey first-round series at Princeton ... One of 20 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

2005-2006: Finished tied for sixth on the team in scoring with 12 points (4g, 8a), including 10 points (3g, 7a) in ECAC Hockey League contests ... Named 2nd star after posting a 5x3 power-play goal and an assist on the game-winning goal in 4-3 win over Clarkson ... Tallied an assist on the game-winning power-play goal against St Lawrence ... Scored Brown's only goal in loss at St Cloud State ... Added an assist the next night in 4-4 tie with the Huskies ... Posted an assist against RPI ... Earned two assists the next night in 2-2 tie with Union; named 3rd star ... Tallied a power-play assist at #5 Cornell ... Scored his third goal of the year at RPI ... Scored the game-tying goal with 6:34 left in regulation in 3-3 tie with Princeton; named 1st star ... Earned a power-play assist in 5-3 win over Quinnipiac.

Before Brown: Vokes played hockey for four years at St Johns High School, before joining the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL ... Led his high school team in scoring for two years, earning Boston Globe All-Scholastic as a junior and a senior ... Named a Telegram & Gazette All Star in 2002 and 2003, earning Boston Globe Player of the Year honors in 2003 ... Named Hockey Night in Boston Best Pro Prospect in 2002 and Hockey Night in Boston Division 7 Offensive MVP ... In his first season with the RoughRiders, Vokes notched 17-21-38 numbers, including five power-play goals, in 55 games ... Posted 27-25-52 numbers, including 11 power-play goals in 58 games in 2004-2005 ... Ranked 16th in the USHL in scoring in 2005 ... In 11 playoff games, he tallied 6-7-13 numbers, including three game-winning goals, as the RoughRiders won their first ever Clark Cup Championship ... Named 2005 Best Offensive Player for the RoughRiders ... Also earned the RoughRiders' Community Service Award for the second straight year ... Also played baseball at St Johns, helping to lead the team to a 2002 State Championship, while leading the team in batting average as a senior.

Personal: Matthew Vokes is the son of Thomas and Jayne Vokes of Auburn, Massachusetts ... Born in 1985 ... Attended St Johns High School ... Class President at St Johns for three years and Student Activities Council President as a senior ... Interests: Fishing, Golfing ... Major: Economics.