12 Matt Cohen
12 Matt Cohen
Birth Date: 11/08/1985
Height: 6-2
Weight: 211
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, NY
High School: US National Team Program
Position: D
Years at Yale: ***
Bulldog Best: Scored the game-winning goal in overtime at Union (3/3) in the first game of the 2005-06 ECACHL playoffs. 2006-07: Skated in all 31 games and played a crucial role on the blue line for the Bulldogs... Finished tenth on the team in scoring with 3-5-8... Had a power play goal and an assist on the game-winner in a 4-2 win at Dartmouth (11/17)... Academic All-ECAC... Earned the Malcom G. Chase award for sportsmanship at the end of the season. 2005-06: More than doubled his previous year's point total with 7 points compared with last year's 3... Scored his first goal in a Yale uniform vs. Union (1/20)... Led the team in +/- (+7)... Scored the GWG in OT at Union (3/3) in the first game of the first round of the ECACHL playoffs... Academic All-ECAC... Named team captain for 2006-07 at the end of the season. 2004-05: Skated in 31 games... Had three assists and 42 penalty minutes. 2003-04: Suited up for 23 games, which was second most among freshman blueliners... Academic All-ECAC. Before Yale: Played for the U.S. National Team Development Program (NTDP) in Ann Arbor for two years... Played 46 games for the NTDP in 2002-03, scoring one goal and adding eight assists... Skated in every game at the World U18 Championships in Russia as Team USA finished fourth... He is the first NTDP player to attend Yale. Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1985... He is the son of Alan and Debbie Cohen... Timothy Dwight College resident... Political Science major.