19 - Matt Lorito
Matt Lorito
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
High School: Appleby College
Position: F
Previous Team: Villanova Knights
S/C: L

As a Junior in 2014|Stats: Skated in 29 games on the season … Named Second Team All-Ivy … Finished tied for first on the team with 19 assists … Recorded a season high three points (0g, 3a) in a 3-3 tie at Denver … Had one goal and one assist and finished +3 in a 5-3 victory over Dartmouth … Had a season high eight shots and finished with two points (1g, 1a) in a 6-3 victory at Princeton … Finished third on the team in scoring with 29 points (10g, 19a) … Finished tied for the team lead in short handed goals … Scored 19 points in 22 ECAC games … Scored a short handed goal in a January 17th victory at St. Lawrence.

2013-14 Assistant Captain

Named First Team All-Ivy and Second Team All-ECAC in 2013.

As a Sophomore in 2013|Stats : Named Second Team All-ECAC Hockey and First Team All-Ivy at the conclusion of the season … Also Earned ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team recognition … Finished the year as the Bears’ leading scorer with 37 points (22g, 15a), while also leading the team with eight power play goals, three game-winning goals, and sharing the lead with one short-handed tally … Ranked sixth overall in the ECAC in scoring … Was also second on the team with 307 faceoff wins and added 26 blocked shots and had a +2 rating … Had at least one point in 24 games, including 11 multi-point contests … Scored at least one goal in seven straight games at the end of the season, leading Brown with 7-2-9 totals in seven ECAC Playoff games … Became the first player since Damian Prescott ’98 in 1998 to score 20 goals in a season and the first player since Brent Robinson ’04 in 2003 to register at least 35 points in a season … Accounted for 24% of the team’s goal total and 10% of the team’s point total … One of seven Bears to play in all 36 games, he had 9-12-21 totals in 22 ECAC Hockey contests, sixth overall in the League … Played both center and left wing, mostly on Brown’s top line … Scored Brown’s first goal of the season, giving the Bears a 1-0 lead in season-opening 2-1 win over Princeton; named 2nd star … Scored his second goal of the year at #13 Harvard … Named 1st Star after scoring a goal and assisting the game-tying goal in 3-3 tie with #13 St. Lawrence … Scored a natural hat trick with two power play goals and one short-handed goal in 3-0 victory over Army; named 1st Star … Tallied an assist on Brown’s first goal and then scored the tying goal in 3-2 come-from-behind win over Holy Cross; named 2nd Star … Notched an assist on the goal that gave Brown a 3-1 lead at #13 Yale … Scored a power play goal to bring Brown to within 3-2 and also assisted the first goal in 3-3 tie with #12 Union … Had another two-point night with a goal and an assist in come-from-behind 2-2 tie with RPI; named 1st Star … Scored his 10th goal of the year, the game-winner, on the power play to give Brown a 3-1 lead in 7-2 victory over AIC … Tallied a power play assist in 3-2 win at Clarkson … Scored two goals, tying the game at 1-1 and giving Brown a 2-1 lead the next night in 3-2 loss at St. Lawrence … Scored his team-leading 13th goal of the season to tie the game at 1-1 in loss to #11 Dartmouth; Was also 17 of 26 in the faceoff circle … Posted a career-high three assists, tying a career-high for points, with assists on Brown’s 1st, 3rd, and 4th goals in 5-2 victory over Harvard; named 2nd Star … Notched a goal and an assist in 3-0 win at #18 Cornell, scoring to give Brown a 2-0 lead and assisting the third goal … Earned an assist in 5-1 win over Princeton … Posted an assist on the game-winner in 1-0 victory over #9 Yale; named 3rd Star … Tallied an assist on the game-tying goal with 52 seconds left in regulation in 3-3 tie at #1 Quinnipiac … Gave Brown a 1-0 lead in 5-1 victory over Colgate, helping the Bears clinch home ice for the first time since 2005 … Scored a goal, which gave Brown a 2-0 lead, and assisted the game-winning goal in 3-0 victory over Clarkson in game one of the ECAC First Round; named 3rd Star … Netted his 17th of the year and 6th on the power play to give Brown a 1-0 lead in 4-3 victory over Clarkson in game two of ECAC First Round series … Scored his 18th of the year to give Brown a 1-0 lead in 3-1 victory over #16 RPI in game one of ECAC Quarterfinals … Tallied his 19th the next night, on the power play, to get the Bears’ on the board … Scored for the 6th straight game, giving Brown a 2-0 lead in game three against the Engineers, and also added an assist on the game-winning goal in 3-2 series clinching win, helping Brown advance to the ECAC Semifinals for the first time since 2010 … Scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in 4-0 win over #1 Quinnipiac in ECAC Semifinals, helping Brown advance to the ECAC Championship for the first time since 1993.

As a Freshman in 2012: Played in 24 games for the Bears, missing the first eight outings of the season due to injury … Contributed 17 points (4g, 13a), including 2-9-11 numbers against ECAC Hockey opponents … Ranked fourth on the team in points (17) and assists (13), and sixth in goals (6) … Earned a position on the starting line in 15 games … Made his career debut against Holy Cross … Tallied his first career points with two assists in a 6-4 win over #14 Yale … Contributed two points for a second straight game with an empty-net goal and an assist in a 5-2 win over New Hampshire … Received 2nd star honors in a 5-2 win over Providence, contributing three points (1g, 2a) to the Bears’ victory in the Mayor’s Cup game … Notched a pair of assists against Princeton … Added an assist in a 2-2 tie with Quinnipiac … Named ECAC Rookie of the Week for his performances against Princeton and Quinnipiac … Earned a point for the sixth straight game with a goal in a 2-2 tie at Clarkson … Talied an assist at Dartmouth … Scored his fourth goal of the season against #13 Cornell … Assisted on the tying goal in a 3-3 tie with Harvard … Registered his 12th assist of the season against Dartmouth … Contributed to the Bears’ 4-1 victory over Quinnipiac in game #1 of the ECAC First Round with an assist on the game-winning goal … One of 24 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

Before Brown: A center who played for the Villanova Knights of the OJHL the past two years, Lorito finished as the Knights' second all-time leading scorer with 160 points in two seasons … Finished the 2010-11 season ranked fourth in the OJHL in points per game with 82 points (28g, 54a) in 41 games … An assistant captain for the Knights in both 2010 and 2011, Lorito earned OJHL All-Star honors in 2011… Finished the 2009-10 season seventh in the league in scoring with 78 points (32 goals) … Recipient of the Ashton Morrison Award (Rookie of the Year) while playing with the St. Catharines Falcons of the GOJHL in 2008-09 … Played both hockey and soccer while at Appleby College, serving as an assistant captain for the hockey team.

Personal: Matt Gabriel Lorito is the son of John and Lisa Lorito of Oakville, Ontario … Matt has one sister, Meghan … Honor Roll student at Appleby College for three years … Interests: Golf, Roller Hockey … Concentration: Economics.

Lorito's Career Highs
3, vs. Army (11/17/12)
Assists: 3, 2x, last at Denver (1/3/14)
Points: 3, 4x, last at Denver (1/3/13)
PPG: 2, vs. Army (11/17/12)
SHG: 1, 2x, last at St. Lawrence (1/17/14)
Shots: 8, at Princeton (11/9/13)
Blocked Shots: 3, at RPI (3/15/13)
Faceoff Wins: 18, vs. Dartmouth (2/18/12)
Faceoff Winning %: .750, vs. Dartmouth (2/18/12)

Lorito's Career Stats
  GP G A Pts PPG SHG GWG BLK +/- Pen/Min
2011-2012 24 4 13 17 0 0 0 4 +1 9/18
2012-2013 36 22 15 37 8 1 3 26 +2 3/6
2013-2014 29 10 19 29 2 1 0 19 +1 4/8
TOTALS 89 36 47 83 10 2 3 49 +4 16/32