|High School:||Cranbrook Kingswood|
|Previous Team:||Omaha Lancers|
As a Junior in 2013: Appeared in 32 games, missing four due to injury … Tallied eight assists on the year, six of which came in League contests … Blocked 49 shots and finished with an even plus/minus rating … Earned an assist on the power play goal that gave Brown a 2-0 lead in 3-0 win over Army … Notched an assist on the game-winning goal in 3-2 come-from-behind win over Holy Cross … Tallied an assist on the goal that gave Brown a 2-0 lead at #13 Yale … Posted an assist on the game-tying goal, scored with the extra attacker, in 3-3 tie with #12 Union … Recorded two assists, including one on the game-winning goal, in 3-2 victory at Clarkson … Tallied a pair of assists in 5-1 win over Colgate, helping Brown clinch home ice for the first time since 2005.
As a Sophomore in 2012: Appeared in 25 games, missing seven contests due to injury in February … Skated with classmate Dennis Robertson as the top defensive pairing, starting in 22 games … Earned 13 points (2g, 11a), including 2-7-9 numbers in ECAC Hockey competition … Registered his first points of the season with a pair of power play assists against #18 Colgate … Netted his first goal of the year in a 5-4 win over Cornell … Contributed an assist on the game-winning power play goal in a 2-1 victory 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 victory at New Hampshire … Assisted on a goal in a 5-2 win over Providence in the Mayor’s Cup … 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 … Ended the season ranked fifth on the team in assists, and seventh, second amongst defensemen, in points scored.
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 and 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)
Shots: 5, vs. Cornell (3/1/13)
Blocked Shots: 4, 5x, last vs. Army (11/17/12)
|Wahl's Career Stats|