Former Eagle goalie coached at Boston College for 20 years (1993-2013)
Scott Lee Clemmensen; born July 23, 1977 ... catches left ... enters his final collegiate season as Boston College?s ?shutout king?; holds the school?s single-season (five, 1999-2000) and career (10) marks .. also holds the school's record for career victories with 69.
AS A JUNIOR (1999-2000): Played in and started 28 games ? captured HOCKEY EAST?s 1999-2000 Heaton Goaltending Award for the lowest goals against average in league play (1.98) ? shared the team?s John A. ?Snooks? Kelley Memorial Award, given annually to the ?player who best typifies Boston College hockey?; Bobby Allen was the other recipient ? earned HOCKEY EAST Goalie of the Month honors for February; recorded a 3-1-0 mark with a 1.09 GAA and .957 save percentage in five games ? also garnered league Player of the Week honors (2/14) and Defensive Player of the Week honors (1/31) ? finished the season with a 19-7-0 record, including a 9-4-0 HOCKEY EAST mark ? had a 2.20 goals against average and a .914 save percentage ? recorded five shutouts, a BC single-season record ? made more than 30 saves in each of five games ? equaled his single-season high of 35 saves in each of two (consecutive) contests ? a 3-0 win at Maine (1/29) and a 6-0 victory over Northeastern in the first round of the Beanpot (2/7) ? followed his back-to-back, 35-save efforts with a third straight shutout ? an 8-0 win against Providence (2/11); the PC game extended his scoreless streak to 216:06 ? also earned shutouts against Harvard (12/10) and UMass-Amherst (2/25) ? made 33 saves in a 2-1 loss to Maine in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament championship game; the loss snapped his 18-game winning streak in the month of March ? stopped 32 shots in a 4-2 loss to North Dakota in the national championship game ? registered one assist ? on Brian Gionta?s third-period tally against UMass-Lowell (1/14).
AS A SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Played in and started 42 games; did not play in the team's regular-season finale against Merrimack (3/6) ? the Merrimack game snapped his string of 58 consecutive starts ? captured HOCKEY EAST All-Tournament honors ? earned Most Valuable Player honors at the NCAA Tournament's West Regional in Madison, Wisc.; made 26 saves in a 2-1 win over Northern Michigan (3/27) and 31 saves in a 3-1 win over North Dakota (3/28) ? finished the season with a 26-12-4 record ? had a 2.87 goals against average and an .888 save percentage ? recorded one shutout - in the Eagles' 5-0 win over UMass-Lowell in the first game of the HOCKEY EAST Tournament's quarterfinal round (3/11) ? played 2507:19, setting a single-season BC record for minutes played ? had a 1.94 goals against average in seven post-season contests ? made 30 or more saves in nine games ? equaled his career high with 35 saves against Maine in the NCAA Tournament's semifinal round in Anaheim, Calif. (4/1) ? made 33 saves in a 3-2 win over Maine in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament's semifinal round (3/19) ? also made 33 stops in a 3-3 tie against Minnesota (1/3) ? made 31 saves in a 4-3 overtime victory over Ohio State in the season opener in the IceBreaker Cup in Minneapolis, Minn. (10/9) ? had an eight-game winning streak from March 5-28.
AS A FRESHMAN (1997-98): Played in 37 games, starting 36; missed the first two games of the season after fracturing the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot during pre-season conditioning workouts ... captured HOCKEY EAST All-Rookie Team honors ... was a six-time HOCKEY EAST Rookie of the Week selection and a two-time league Rookie of the Month choice ... finished with a 24-9-4 record, setting the BC single-season record for wins ... had a 2.78 goals against average and an .884 save percentage ... recorded four shutouts, a BC single-season record ... earned a spot in the hockey record book by establishing a NCAA regular-season record for consecutive shutout minutes -- 254:23; had not allowed a goal in more than 11 periods (and one overtime session), before surrendering a goal at 12:29 of the first period against UMass-Amherst (1/24) ... had a 2.19 goals against average in seven post-season contests; did not allow more than three goals in any one game ... had a 13-game unbeaten streak from Feb. 9-April 2 ... made 30 or more saves in two games ... made 30 stops in a 4-1 win at New Hampshire (11/7) ... made a career-high 35 saves in a 4-3 win at Merrimack (2/13) ... stopped 28 shots in a 6-1 win at Maine (11/21).
BEFORE BC: Played the 1995-96 and 1996-97 seasons for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) ... selected to participate in the 1997 USHL All-Star Game ... finished the 1996-97 season with a 22-9-2 record, a 3.24 goals against average and a .906 save percentage ... had a 10-7-1 record, a 3.44 goals against average and a .900 save percentage in 1995-96 ... won the Des Moines Buccaneers Contribution to Amateur Hockey Award in 1995-96 and 1996-97 ... played for Buccaneers' head coach Scott Owens ... played for the Des Moines Capitals of the Iowa High School Hockey League (IHSHL) from 1992-95 ... was an All-State first team selection in 1993-94 and 1994-95 ... participated in the 1995 IHSHL All-Star Game; finished the 1994-95 season with a 15-6-0 record, a 2.68 goals against average and a .902 save percentage ... played for Team Tri-State in the 1994 and 1995 Chicago Showcase tournaments ... played for Capitals' head coach Scott Krueger ... also played football in his freshman and sophomore years of high school.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... an honor roll student who graduated from Urbandale High School in 1996 ... was a three-year IHSHL All-State Academic selection (1992-95) ... was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the eighth round (215th pick) of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft ... Scott and his older brother Andy are the sons of Jan and Paul Clemmensen.