ROBERT JOHN SCUDERI: born December 30, 1978 ... shoots left ... a model of consistency, he has played in 42 games in each of his first three seasons at Boston College; enters the 2000-01 season as the team's most experienced player; has already played in 126 collegiate games ? participated in the US Junior National Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, NY in August 1997.
AS A JUNIOR (1999-2000): Played in all 42 games ? registered 13 points -- one goal and 12 assists ? scored his only goal in an 8-0 win over Providence (2/11) ? two of his assists came on game-winning goals by Brian Gionta; assisted on Gionta's second-period goal in a 4-1 win at UMass-Amherst (10/23), and on his decisive goal late in the first period of a 4-1 NCAA Tournament win over Wisconsin (3/25) ? assisted on Mike Lephart's go-ahead goal in BC's 3-2 win at Maine (1/28) ? notched one assist in each of the two Vermont Hockey Classic victories -- against Dartmouth and Vermont ? tallied one assist in each of three consecutive contests -- against UMass-Lowell (1/14), at Yale (1/16) and at Providence (1/22).
AS A SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Played in 42 games; missed the UMass-Lowell game (10/31) with a shoulder injury ... registered 10 points - two goals and eight assists ... both of his goals were scored in home games against Northeastern ... netted his first collegiate goal on Nov. 13 ... scored one goal on Jan. 15 ... tallied two assists in four HOCKEY EAST Tournament contests; registered one assist in the quarterfinal-round opener against UMass-Lowell (3/11) and one assist in the title-game victory over New Hampshire (3/20) ... assisted on Brian Gionta's game-winning goal at Providence (1/23) ... assisted on the Eagles' first goal in a come-from-behind overtime win over UMass-Amherst (2/5).
AS A FRESHMAN (1997-98): One of five players to play in all 42 games ... earned HOCKEY EAST All-Rookie Team honors with his solid two-way play ... tallied 24 points, all on assists ... had five multiple-point games, including a two-assist effort against Colorado College in the NCAA Tournament's quarterfinal round (3/29) ... assisted on the team's final two goals in a 6-4 home win over New Hampshire (11/4) ... had five assists in back-to-back wins over Providence (1/16-17) ... assisted on Brian Gionta's game-winning goal with 13 seconds remaining in the game in a 4-3 win at Merrimack (2/13).
BEFORE BC: Earned All-State honors as a senior defenseman at St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, NY ... served as team captain and captured team MVP accolades for head coach Ed Miller's team in 1996-97 ... registered 72 points - 25 goals and 47 assists - in 32 games ... also played the 1995-96 and 1996-97 seasons with Team Apple Core in the Metropolitan Junior B League; won league MVP honors while serving as assistant captain in 1996-97 ... registered 42 goals and 70 assists in 82 games in 1996-97; tallied 18 goals and 60 assists in 76 games in 1995-96, leading head coach Henry Lazar's team to the Junior B title ... also played on St. Anthony's lacrosse team.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... Rob is the middle of Leslie and Robert Scuderi's three children.
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