JOSEPH PATRICK ROONEY; born September 15, 1985 ... shoots left ... graduated from Canton High School in 2003.
AS A JUNIOR (2005-06): Played in all 42 games ... earned the James E. Tiernan Memorial Award as the program's Most Improved Player ... registered 18 points - five goals and 13 assists; recorded nine points - one goal and eight assists - in 27 league games ... finished the season with a plus-18 rating, including a plus-eight rating in conference contests ... totaled 116 shots on the season, ranking third on the team ... enjoyed four multiple-point games, including two multiple-goal games ... tallied two shorthanded goals and one game-winning goal ... was named to the NCAA Tournament Northeast Regional All-Tournament Team after he recorded a career-high four points - two shorthanded goals and two assists - in the team's 5-0 win over Boston University in the tournament's quarterfinal round in Worcester, Mass. (3/25) ... netted two goals in the season-opening victory at Bowling Green (10/15) ... scored the decisive goal and added an assist in a 4-1 win at Providence (1/7) ...assisted on Benn Ferriero's game-winning goal in a 2-1 home victory over Merrimack (1/13) ... picked up two assists, including an assist on Dan Bertram's decisive tally, in a 5-0 win at Merrimack the following night (1/14).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Played in 39 games, including all 24 Hockey East contests ... registered 20 points - four goals and 16 assists; recorded nine points - two goals and seven assists - in league action ... finished the season with a plus-four rating ... scored three power-play goals ... enjoyed five multiple-point games, including one multiple-goal outing ... notched five points - two goals and three assists - in four Hockey East Tournament contests; tallied a career-high three points - two power-play goals and one assist - in the team's series-clinching win over Massachusetts (3/12) ... assisted on Brian Boyle's game-winning goal against New Hampshire in the Hockey East Tournament's title game in the FleetCenter (3/19) ... scored a power-play goal and added one assist in a home tie against Massachusetts (11/12) ... recorded two assists against Cornell (12/28) in the Florida College Classic, including an assist on Brian Boyle's decisive score ... netted one goal and assisted on Dan Bertram's game-winning goal in a victory at New Hampshire (2/26) ... tallied one assist in the team's NCAA Tournament win over Mercyhurst in Worcester, Mass. (3/25).
AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04): Played in 34 games, including 21 Hockey East contests ... earned the program's Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award ... registered six points - four goals and two assists; recorded four points - three goals and one assist - in league action ... finished the season with a plus-six rating ... scored one power-play goal and one game-winning goal ... netted the decisive goal in his first collegiate game, a 5-3 season-opening win at Vermont (10/4) ... notched his first assist in his next game, a victory over Findlay in the Ice Breaker Tournament title game (10/11) ... scored a power-play goal in a 5-0 win at UMass-Lowell (2/21) ... assisted on John Adams' game-winning goal at Massachusetts (11/14) ... scored a third-period goal in a home win over Providence (11/21) ... tallied a first-period goal in a win at Massachusetts (2/13).
BEFORE BC: Earned Eastern Junior Hockey League Rookie of the Year honors as a member of the Walpole Junior Stars in 2002-03; also gained All-EJHL first team accolades ... registered 57 points - 23 goals and 34 assists - in 40 games with the Stars ... twice captured league Offensive Player of the Week honors - Oct. 6 and Dec. 23 ... earned EHJL Rookie of the Week honors on Oct. 6 ... was a member of the St. Sebastian's team that won back-to-back Independent School League (ISL) and New England Division 1 Prep School titles (2001 and 2002) ... gained All-ISL honors at St. Sebastian's in 2001-02 ... tallied 41 points - 21 goals and 20 assists - for the Arrows in 34 games ... played left wing for head coach Steve Dagdigian ... was a member of the U.S. U-18 Select Team that competed in the Under-18 Junior World Cup in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia in August 2002 ... was a member of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that won the gold medal at the Under-17 Four Nations Tournament in Prievidza, Slovakia in August 2001 ... was a member of the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that competed in the Eight Nations Tournament in Piestany, Slovakia in August 2002.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a communication major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the 2005-06 recipient of the Pike's Peak Hockey Club Scholarship ... Joe is the oldest of Laura and Steve Rooney's three children ... his father played five years in the National Hockey League (1984-89).
ROONEY'S CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW 2003-04 Fr. 34 4 2 6 5/10 1 0 0 1 2004-05 So. 39 4 16 20 13/26 3 0 0 0 2005-06 Jr. 42 5 13 18 20/40 0 2 0 1 CAREER 115 13 31 44 38/76 4 2 0 2