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33 Olivier Mantha

2016-17 JUNIOR SEASON: Dressed as assistant captain, starting in 29 games and seeing action 30 times – good for 8th-most on UAA goaltender single-season list … posted third career shutout with 22 saves in 1-0 victory over Canisius (Oct. 15), leading to spot Brice Alaska Goal Rush All-Tournament Team … posted 53 saves at Penn State in 3-1 defeat, Nov. 12, tied for 3rd-most in single game in program history; provided 25 saves in 2nd period – most during career … pushed back 50 shots Feb. 18 at Ferris State in 3-0 loss (t-11th highest in program history) … made 867 saves during season, tying NHLer Nathan Lawson (2004-05) for 2nd-most on Green & Gold's single-season list … recorded 2.82 goals-against average, good for 9th-best by Seawolf … made top 10 on UAA goaltender single-season save percentage list for third time, posting .913 mark (5th best) … whistled for one penalty all season … finished third season with 2nd-most saves (2,503) and games played (91) by masked man in Seawolf history … moved into tie for 6th on UAA's all-time career goaltender wins list with 24 … other career ranks following junior season included 3rd in GAA (2.87), 5th in shutouts (3) and No. 1 in save percentage at .910 … played in 5,189 minutes over career, amassing 3rd-most game time for Seawolf goaltender … one of record nine Seawolves named as WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award recipient … two-time member of WCHA All-Academic Team … won Craig Homan Most Valuable Player Award for third consecutive year at team awards … also voted by fans as Leon Thompson Fan Favorite for second time.

2015-16 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Earned team's MVP honors for second straight season … dressed in 32 of 34 games, producing 10-18-3 overall record, .903 save percentage and a 2.88 goals-against average … save percentage ranks No. 8 all-time in UAA record books, while GAA ranks No. 9 on single-season list … furnished season-high 40 saves at Minnesota State (Nov. 27) … furnished second career shutout on Nov. 14 vs. Ferris State with 25 saves … named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week, twice – Oct. 26 & Dec. 7 … received WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award and named to WCHA All-Academic Team … nominated for UAA's Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year honor … on all-time UAA career goaltender list, No. 1 for save percentage (.908), tied for No. 13 for wins (17), No. 13 for minutes played (3,424.21), No. 3 for goals-against average (2.89), No. 10 for saves (1,636) and tied for No. 5 for shutouts (2).

2014-15 FRESHMAN SEASON: Concluded rookie campaign with action in 29 games … backstopped Seawolves to seven wins, while picking up 18 losses and three ties … collected wins against Wisconsin, Air Force, Lake Superior State, Northern Michigan, Alaska Fairbanks (2) and Bowling Green … finished with 2.90 goals-against average, good for No. 11 on all-time UAA single-season list … .914 save percentage currently ranks No. 1 on the all-time UAA career list, while tying for third on all-time UAA single-season list with Nathan Lawson (2004-05) … picked up first collegiate shutout Nov. 22 vs. Northern Michigan (4-0) with 28 saves … posted five 40+ save efforts, including season-high 49 at Minnesota State (Feb. 7) … posted season-high 23 saves in a period Oct. 14 at Maine … logged 1,590:22 minutes, while stopping 816 shots … tagged for one penalty … named WCHA Rookie of the Week on Jan. 19 after stopping 80 of 83 shots vs. UAF (Jan. 16-17), backstopping UAA to victories … voted team's MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Inspirational Player and Leon Thompson Fan Favorite.

BEFORE UAA: Dressed with the Penticton Vees of the BCHL for the 2013-14 season, helping team to the division title … produced a 2.27 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage in 28 games played with the Vees … prior to junior hockey, attended College Lafleche in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec … in 75 games played, registered a 3.50 goals-against average and a .901 save percentage at Lafleche.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 18, 1993 in La Tuque, Quebec … son of Roger Mantha and Chantale Lapointe … has one sibling – Marie-Michelle … mathematics major.

CAREER BESTS
Most Saves/Game   53 11/12/16 at PSU
Most Saves/Period 25 11/12/16 at PSU
Assists  
Shutouts           3 (last: 10/15/16 vs. CAN, 22 saves)

 

Position: Goaltender
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 192
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Tuque, Quebec
High School: Penticton Vees/BCHL
Experience: 3 Letters
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