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2008-09 Suffolk Hockey Roster

#10 John Rocchio

Position: Forward
Year: Senior
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Hometown: East Greenwich, RI
Last Team: Bridgewater (EJHL)

 

#2 Joe Drago

Position: Defense
Year: Junior
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Hometown: Waltham, Mass.  
Last Team: Boston (AJHL) 

Gained solid experience during rookie campaign on Ram blueline last winter...Notched assist in 21 contests in '06-'07...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  GBL All-Star at Waltham High under Head Coach John Maguire, where he was named as Most Improved Player as a senior...Played junior hockey for Boston in AJHL...PERSONAL:  Joseph Drago was born on July 13, 1987 in Waltham, Mass. ...Son of Joseph and Robin Drago...Has older brother Anthony (22) and younger brother Steven (18)...Sociology major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes Chinese (food), 11 Seconds (book), 300 (movie) and the Bruins and Patriots (sports teams)

 

#3 Nick Davis

Position: Defense
Year:  Junior
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Last Team:  Northern Mass. (AJHL)

Team assistant captain will lead solid Ram blueline corps this season...Standout two-way performer deadly on power play, using outstanding playmaking skill on both ends of ice...Ranked third on Suffolk scoring list as a freshman with four goals and 15 assists for 19 points while playing all 24 contests, with all four scores coming on power play...Registered 13 points in ECAC Northeast play...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Standout performer at Moon Area High in Pittsburgh, Pa. and played junior hockey for Northern Massachusetts in the AJHL...PERSONAL:  Nicholas E. Davis was born on July 2, 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ...Son of John and Karen Davis...Has younger brother, Jonathan (18)...Criminal Justice major at Suffolk...Lists Heat as favorite movie and the Pittsburgh Penguins as his favorite sports team

 

#4 Scott Zanolli

Position: Forward
Year: Senior
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Tracy, Calif. 
Last Team: Boston  (IJHL) 

Brings great experience and skill up front for Rams...Versatile performer at both ends of ice can both create and finish plays...AT SUFFOLK:  Netted five goals and six assists for 11 points in 20 games last winter, including 10 points in ECAC Northeast action...Has recorded 21 points in 56 career contests over two seasons...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Three-year letterwinner at Tracy High before prepping at Middlesex...Played juniors for Boston in IJHL...PERSONAL:  Scott Michael Zanolli was born on September 26, 1985 in Downey, Calif...Son of Michael Zanolli...Has sister, Sara...Public Relations major at Suffolk

 

#7 Sam Kessler

Position: Defense
Year: Junior
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio  
Last Team: Boston (IJHL) 

Another member of experienced Suffolk blueline group...Appeared in 21 contests as a rookie, notching an assist along way...Brings physical presence to defensive end of ice...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Standout at Carroll High before playing junior hockey for Boston (IJHL)...PERSONAL:  Sam Edward Kessler was born on October 19, 1984 in Dayton, Ohio...Son of Mike and Mary Kessler...Has older sister, Holly (28) and younger sister Grace (21)...Majoring in Government at Suffolk...Favorites list includes Mom's (food), The Catcher in the Rye (book) and the Cleveland Browns (sports team)

 

#8 Ryan Collins

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 170
Hometown: Amesbury, Mass.  
Last Team: Laconia  (IJHL) 

Solid two-way performer for Rams brings experience up front...Attacks net on offense and outstanding penalty killer...AT SUFFOLK:  Netted four goals and three assists for seven points in 20 contests as a sophomore...Six of those points came in league play...Has notched eight goals and seven assists for 15 points in 44 career games...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Team scoring leader and MVP as a senior at Amesbury High...Three-year letterwinner tabbed as Amesbury's Rookie of the Year as well...Played junior hockey for Laconia (IJHL)...PERSONAL:  Ryan P. Collins was born on July 18, 1985 in Amesbury, Mass. ...Son of Cynthia LaCarubba

 

 

#11 Mike Mondello

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 185
Hometown: Revere, Mass. 
Last Team: St. Mary's 

Looks to continue solid play of rookie season this winter...Had success at both ends of ice for Rams last season...Netted seven goals and four assists for 11 points during freshman campaign, including nine points in ECAC Northeast play...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Two-sport standout at St. Mary's High, where he was the team Most Improved Forward as a sophomore and 7th Man Award recipient as a junior...Lynn Daily Item all-star as a senior...Three-year letterwinner in golf at St. Mary's, where he earned state championship accolades as a senior...PERSONAL:  Mike Anthony Mondello was born on March 29, 1988 in Boston...Son of Michael and Rhonda Mondello...Has younger sister, Kristen (16)...Majoring in Accounting at Suffolk

 

#12 Bill Galvin

Position: Forward
Year: Senior
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 205
Hometown:  Canton, Mass.
Last Team:  Hebron Academy

ASSISTANT CAPTAIN...Steady performer at both ends of ice for Rams over first two seasons of play...AT SUFFOLK:  Netted pair of goals and three assists for five points in 20 appearances last season, including four points in league play...Has recorded three goals and four assists for seven points in 43 career contests...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Three-sport athlete at Xaverian Brothers High before prepping at Hebron Academy...Also played lacrosse and football...PERSONAL:  William Chandler Galvin Jr. was born on April 30, 1986 in Boston...Son of Bill and Paula Galvin...Has younger sibling Jackie (18)...Government major at Suffolk...Lists favorite movie as The Departed and favorite sports teams as the Bruins and Patriots

 

#20 Michael Bourque

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Height: 6'1"
Weight:190
Hometown: Waltham, Mass. 
Last Team: Proctor Academy

Transfer from Saint Anselm looks to make immediate impact on Rams' fortunes...Solid scorer up front will lend speed to Suffolk attack...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Helped lead Saint Anselm to Northeast-10 Conference title games in both seasons in Hawk uniform...Greater Boston League all-star at Waltham High prepped at Proctor Academy...Also shined on baseball diamond at Waltham...PERSONAL:  Michael Bourque was born on January 9, 1986 in Boston...Son of Peter and Barbara Bourque...Has older sister, Meghan (22)...Business Management major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes barbecue ribs (food), Top Gun (movie) and the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins (sports teams) 

 

 

#25 Mitch Sabo

Position: Defense
Year: Senior
Height: 6'2"
Weight; 205
Hometown: Bell Canyon, Calif.
Last Team: Lawrence  

Top performer on blueline for Rams...Dependable scorer and playmaker uses size and strength to advantage...Key member of Suffolk power play unit as well...AT SUFFOLK:  Ranked fifth on team in scoring as a sophomore with six goals and nine assists for 15 points in 24 contests...Registered pair of goals and seven assists for nine points in ECAC Northeast play...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Another member of West Coast Connection shined at Crespi Carmelite High before prepping at Lawrence Academy...PERSONAL:  Mitchell Alexander Sabo was born on August 10, 1984 in Bell Canyon, Calif. ...Son of Tim and Judy Sabo...Has three other siblings, Aaron (30), Alexis (26) and Meghan (19)...Finance major at Suffolk

 

 

#30 Bill Gilbert 

Position: Goalie
Year: Junior 
Hometown: Forestdale, Mass.  
Last Team: Bridgewater (EJHL) 

Another returnee to Suffolk goalie corps this season...Gained valuable experience between pipes as rookie last winter...AT SUFFOLK:  Notched win a tie in seven appearances as a freshman, posting 4.35 goals against average...All seven games came in ECAC Northeast play...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Four-sport standout at Sandwich High also played golf, soccer and baseball...Prepped at Portsmouth Abbey and played juniors with Bridgewater Bandits...PERSONAL:  Bill Gilbert was born on April 3, 1985 in Weymouth, Mass. ...Son of William and Cheryl Gilbert...Has two other siblings, Katelyn (21) and T.J. (9)...International Business and Marketing major at Suffolk...Lists pasta as favorite food and the Bruins as favorite sports team

 

#33 Brian Smusz

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Hometown: Daleville, VA 
Last Team: Laconia (AJHL) 

Vying for increased role in Ram attack during second collegiate campaign...Solid two-way performer for Suffolk during rookie season last winter...AT SUFFOLK:  Netted pair of goals and assist for three points in 16 contests as a rookie, all of which came in ECAC Northeast play...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Standout at Lord Botetourt played juniors for Laconia Leafs of AJHL...PERSONAL:  Brian Francis Smusz was born on July 19, 1985 in New York...Son of Frank and Teresa Smusz...Has two other siblings, Kevin (19) and Gracie (2)...Business Management major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes italian (food), Old School (movie) and the New York Rangers (sports team)

 

 

#27 Ryan Daly

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165
Hometown: Wayland, Mass. 
Last Team: Rivers  

Another member of Suffolk's Class of 2010 looking to impact up front during second campaign...AT SUFFOLK:  Notched assist in 10 appearances for Rams as a rookie, eight of which came in ECAC Northeast play...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Three-sport standout and team captain at The Rivers School, where he also played football and lacrosse...Was an all-ISL performer on gridiron...PERSONAL  Ryan Daly was born on July 27, 1986 in Wayland, Mass. ...Son of Kathleen Daly...Has brother, Kyle...Has not yet declared a major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes chicken parm (food), On The Waterfront (movie) and the Bruins (sports team)

 

#44 Tom Coulstring

Position: Defense
Year: Sophomore
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Hometown: Whitman, Mass. 
Last Team: Bay State (EJHL)  

Looks to make immediate impact on Suffolk blueline...Has solid size and speed...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Standout at Whitman-Hanson High played juniors for Bay State in EJHL...Netted 75 career points as a two-time all-star and team captain at Whitman-Hanson...PERSONAL:  Tom C. Coulstring was born on October 1, 1987 in Plattsburgh, N.Y. ...Son of Jerry and Joan Coulstring...Has two siblings, Jerry (23) and Chelsea (18)...Criminology Law major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes steak (food), Anchorman (movie) and the Patriots, Bruins and Red Sox (sports teams)

 

#1 Jeff Rose

Position: Goalie
Year: Sophomore
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Hometown: Collinsville, Conn. 
Last Team: Jr. Valley Warriors (EJHL)  

Could have major impact in Ram cage as a rookie...Has great size and presence in net...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Attended Richardson (Tex.) High and last played juniors for Jr. Valley Warriors in EJHL, where he was coached by former Merrimack College standout Andy Heinze...PERSONAL:  Jeffry Hill Rose was born on August 13, 1986 in Dallas, Tex. ...Son of William and Joann Rose...Has two older brothers, Will (32) and Matt (29)...Business major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes steak (food), Rounders (movie) and the Dallas Cowboys (sports team) 

 

#18 Kyle Cook

Position: Forward
Year: Senior
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Chino Hills, Calif. 
Last Team: Ayala  

Transfer from Nichols will undoubtedly have immediate impact up front and on man-advantage situations for Rams...ECAC Northeast all-star for Bison brings speed and deft playmaking skills to Suffolk lineup...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Netted 35 goals and 30 assists for 65 points in 53 career games at Nichols, where he led team to league playoffs in each of last two seasons...Four-time state roller hockey champions at Ayala High in California...PERSONAL:  Kyle Donald Cook was born on September 4, 1985 in Los Angeles, Calif. ...Son of Donald and Linda Cook...Has sister, Shannon...Criminology Law major at Suffolk...Lists favorite food as Mexican and favorite movie as Tombstone

 

 

#28 Dan Dandreo

Position: Defense
Year: Sophomore
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Hometown: Swampscott, Mass. 
Last Team: New  England (EJHL)

Joins talented group of newcomers on Suffolk blueline this winter...HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS HOCKEY:  Four-year standout at Lawrence Academy also played juniors for New England (EJHL)...PERSONAL:  Donato J. Dandreo was born on July 22, 1987 in Swampscott, Mass. ...Son of Donato and Julie Dandreo...Has three younger siblings, Gina (18), Garrett (15) and Angela (14)...Business major at Suffolk...Favorites list includes pasta (food), 11 Seconds (book), The Departed (movie) and the Bruins (sports team)

#13 James Harrington

Position: Forward
Year: Freshman
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170
Hometown: Mansfield, Mass.  
Last Team: Bridgewater (EJHL)

#14 Paul Weisser

Position: Forward
Year: Sophomore
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.  
Last Team: The Hill School

#15 Joe Baglione

Position: Forward
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.  
Last Team: Bay State (EJHL)

#16 Connor Toomey

Position: Forward
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 170
Hometown: Marshfield, Mass.  
Last Team: Marshfield

#19 Bryan Myers

Position: Defense
Year: Junior
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Hometown: Rochester, NY   
Last Team: National Sport Academy

#21 Niles Moore

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 200
Hometown: Columbus, OH  
Last Team: Bay State (EJHL)

#22 Nate Linard

Position: Defense
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Hometown: Brighton, MI  
Last Team: Bay State (EJHL)

#23 Joe Greene

Position: Forward
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Weymouth, Mass.  
Last Team: Winchendon School

#24 Jeff Spencer

Position: Defense
Year: Junior
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Hometown: Billerica, Mass.  
Last Team: Valley (EJHL)

#26 J. Andrew Wein

Position: Defense
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Barnegat, NJ  
Last Team: Syracuse (EJHL)

#29 Stefano Santini

Position: Defense
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Hometown: Wilmington, Mass.  
Last Team: Arlington Catholic

#31 Nicholas Husarek

Position: Goalie
Year: Freshman
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 170
Hometown: France  
Last Team: Gothiques d'Amiens

#37 Colin Devine

Position: Forward
Year: Freshman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.  
Last Team: Winchendon School