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Matthew Skoff
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Matthew Skoff

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McKees Rocks, Pa.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
G

Birthdate:
07/23/1991

Last Team:
Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)


04/23/2014

School Record 65 Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Nittany Lions with 149 Academic All-Conference Honorees So Far in 2013-14

03/21/2014

Lions Fall in Big Ten Semifinals to No. 6 Wisconsin, 2-1

Skoff ends tournament with 84 saves, Loik scores lone goal

03/20/2014

Saar Lifts Lions Over No. 12 Michigan in 2-1 Thriller

Nittany Lions earn first postseason victory over Wolverines to advance to the Big Ten Semifinals

03/15/2014

Men's Hockey Skates Past Ohio State, 4-2

Jensen records first career three-point game; Richard collects pair of assists

03/08/2014

Lions Drop 3-2 OT Heartbreaker to No. 5 Wisconsin

Brooks ties game late in third; Badgers score overtime winner with 21 seconds remaining

10/26/2013

Men's Ice Hockey vs. RIT 10/25/13

Men's Ice Hockey vs. RIT 10/25/13

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
Appeared in 23 games and accumulated an 8-13-2 record ... Named team's Most Valuable Player ... Totaled a 2.96 goals-against average and .906 save percentage ... Was the goaltender of record in each Penn State victory ... Named Big Ten Second Star of the Week Feb. 11 after leading Penn State to its first Big Ten victory in a 4-0 triumph against Michigan Feb. 8 ... Stopped 32 shots in a 5-4 overtime victory against the Wolverines Feb. 21 ... Made 27 saves in a 4-2 win against Ohio State March 15 ... Compiled a career-high 52 saves in a 2-1 double-overtime victory against Michigan in the Big Ten quarterfinals March 20 ... Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Attended the Philadelphia Flyers Development Camp prior to the season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Compiled a 9-8-0 record with a 2.48 goals-against average and .921 save percentage ... Earned two shutouts ... Started the first game in program history against American International Oct. 12 ... Garnered his first victory with a 23-save performance against Buffalo State Nov. 3 ... Made 31 saves in a 5-1 against Air Force Nov. 10 ... Recorded 40 and 42 saves in back-to-back games against Union Nov. 24-25, respectively ... Earned first whitewash with 18 saves in a 4-0 victory against Fredonia State Dec. 11 ... Ended the season with a 6-2-0 mark in last eight games ... Corralled 36 shots in a 5-4 victory against Ohio State Dec. 29 ... Stopped 34 and 31 shots in wins against Vermont (Jan. 19) and Michigan State (Jan. 26), respectively ... Matched career high with 42 saves in a 3-2 overtime victory against No. 16 Wisconsin Feb. 25.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Member of the Sioux City Musketeers of the United States Hockey League for three seasons (2009-12) ... In 2011-12, compiled a 25-22-1 record ... Ranked second in the league in shutouts (6) and was sixth in save percentage (.912) and goals-against average (2.72) ... Recorded six shutouts for the second straight year to tie a club record ... Compiled a 0-2 record in two playoff games... Posted a 44-33-14 record during his first two seasons ... Named team Rookie of the Year in 2009-10, led the league in minutes played (2,852) and tied for first in games played (50) ... Also played for the Pittsburgh Hornets.

PERSONAL
Son of Joseph and Kathleen Skoff ... Has two brothers, Michael and Mason ... Born July 23, 1991.

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