26 - Matt Gingera
Matt Gingera
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
High School: Winnipeg Saints (MJHL)
Position: Forward

2010-11: Skated in 32 games and led the Pioneers in goals with 21, the third-be st single season total in program history, and tied for the team lead in points at 30...Named Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending March 6 after scoring his first career hat trick, all in the third period, in a 6-3 come-from-behind AHA First Round win at Bentley (3/5)...Scored a power play goal in 4-2 win over AIC (11/6)...Netted two goals in 3-3 tie at RIT (11/27)...Posted a score and two assists in 5-5 tie vs. Air Force (1/7)...Tallied the game-winning goal on a power play in a 4-2 victory over Air Force (1/8)...Registered two goals against AIC (1/28)...Recorded a goal and an assist in 6-3 win at Bentley (2/4)...Scored nin goals in a five game span between February 20 and March 11...Put in two goals in 3-3 tie vs. Holy Cross (2/20)...Netted two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in 5-1 regular season finale win over Army (2/26)...Tallied two scores and added an assist in AHA Quarterfinal match-up with Air Force (3/11).

2009-10: Skated in 37 games, with 11 goals and 12 assists and matching his point total as freshman with 23...Scored twice in 55 seconds (11/21) at RIT...Scored game-winning goal in OT vs. Holy Cross to sweep first round series in 4-3 win on (3/13).

2008-09: Skated in 36 games in his first season in a Pioneer uniform…Led all SHU rookies with 23 points on 12 goals and 11 assists…Added five goals as a member of the Sacred Heart power play unit…Notched his first collegiate goal against AIC (11/14)…Posted his first multi-goal game vs. Bentley (1/23)…Finished the year with four multi-point games…Netted the game winning goal against Air Force (3/14) in the Pioneers 4-1 win in the AHA quarterfinal series.

Before SHU: Played for the Winnipeg Saints of the Manitoba Junior League…Finished his junior career as the all-time leading goal scorer in Saint history with 149… Led the team in scoring last season with 111 points…Was the top scorer during the MJHL playoffs with 17 goals and 28 points in 15 games…Led the team to the finals of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League Championship…Named Sher-Wood Hockey Player of the Month three and the Old Dutch Player of the Week three times...Selected as an MJHL First Team All-Star and was a member of the Addison Division at the 2008 MJHL All-Star Weekend.

Personal: Matt Gingera. Born: 12/31/87. Parents: Brian and Monique. Brothers: Derek and Shane. Major: Business Management. Hobbies: Concerts and camping. Favorite Teams: Vancouver Canucks. Favorite Athlete: Alexander Ovechkin. Favorite Book: Screech Owls. Favorite Movie: Anchorman. Favorite TV Show: Family Guy. Favorite Food: Pizza.