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Matt VanVoorhis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Sioux Falls Stampede - USHL

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 178

Position:
Defenseman

Major:
Undeclared


04/08/2017

Denver vs. Minnesota-Duluth

NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game: Denver vs. Minnesota-Duluth

04/06/2017

Frozen Four: Denver vs. Notre Dame

NCAA Division 1 Men's Ice Hockey Tournament - April 6, 2017 (USA Today Sports Images)

04/07/2016

North Dakota 4, Denver 2

The Pioneers fall to North Dakota in the 2016 Frozen Four semifinals, on April 7th.

2016-17:
Appeared in all 44 of DU's games during National Championship season... One of Denver’s 16 Academic All-Conference Team members… Skated in 100th career game on Oct. 21 at MSU… Scored first goal of season on Jan. 28 vs. UNO… Recorded career-best rating of +4 on Feb. 25 vs. SCSU… Blocked season-high three shots on Mar. 10 vs. CC.

2015-16:
Set career highs in goals (3), points (11) and plus/minus (+11)... Scored first career NCAA goal on Oct. 16 vs. MSU... Named to 2015-16 NCHC Academic All-Conference Team on Feb. 17.

2014-15:
Tallied 0G-7A-7P in 22 games played as a sophomore… Fired 10 shots on goal and blocked 10 shots on the season… Blocked a season-high two shots on 11/22 vs. Wisconsin… Registered a season-best +2 rating on 1/9 at Omaha… One of Denver’s NCHC-high 17 Academic All-Conference honorees.

2013-14:
Played in 39 games for the Pioneers, registering 0G-4A-4P-12PIM in addition to 29 shots on goal and 32 blocked shots… Received NCHC Academic All-Conference recognition for having a cumulative GPA above 3.0… Recorded first career NCAA point by assisting on a Trevor Moore goal on 11/13 vs. WMU.

Before Denver:
Recorded 15G-31A-46P in 173 career USHL games with Sioux Falls from 2011-13… Skated with the U.S. national team developmental program from 2009-2011, helping Team USA win a pair of gold medals at the 2011 Under-17 Four Nations Cup and the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge… Played for Edina High (USHS) in 2008-09, tallying 1G-9A-10P in 21 games played.

Personal:     
The son of Kip and Judy… Has a brother, Petr, and a sister, Emma…  Attended Ann Arbor (Mich.) High School… Chose Denver because of its impressive academic stature and the historic prominence of the hockey program…     Career goal is to win an NCAA Championship and play professional hockey before becoming a sports agent… Intends to major in business… Favorite athletes are Jared Spurgeon, Kris Letang and Ryan Suter.

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M. Ice Hockey / 11/17/2017 North Dakota Downs Denver, 5-4
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M. Ice Hockey / 11/13/2017 Denver Ranks No. 1 in Weekly Polls
M. Ice Hockey / 11/10/2017 No. 3 Pioneers Top No. 1 Huskies, 4-2
M. Ice Hockey / 11/06/2017 Denver Takes No. 3 in Weekly Polls
M. Ice Hockey / 11/04/2017 Broncos Beat Pioneers, 7-4
M. Ice Hockey / 11/03/2017 Broncos Defeat Pioneers, 6-5
M. Ice Hockey / 10/30/2017 Denver Stays No. 1 in Weekly Polls
M. Ice Hockey / 10/28/2017 Denver Routs Boston College, 6-1

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