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Q&A with Ice Hockey Captain Mac Bennett
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Andrew Copp, Mac Bennett and Luke Moffatt after the Senior Night win over top-ranked Minnesota.
Mac Bennett and Evan Allen after the loss to UMass-Lowell.
Defenseman Mac Bennett talks about how the team can learn from last season's ups and downs, the large incoming freshman class, playing in the Big Ten Conference, and much more.
Highlights from U-M's game-two win over Northern Michigan.
Defenseman Mac Bennett talks about the ups and downs of the season, the upcoming two-game road series against Ohio State, and describes the thrill of blocking a shot (Feb. 21, 2013).
Through Conclusion of 2013-14 Season
CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
Senior (2013-14) ... Team captain ... One of the Big Ten's top offensive defensemen, Bennett finished tied for sixth with 12 assists, and seventh among league defensemen with 14 points (2G, 12A) ... An All-Big Ten Second Team selection ... Earned Vic Heyleger Award as Michigan's Best Defenseman ... Finished second on the team with a +12 rating and 58 blocked shots ... Registered a total of ten blocked shots in the weekend series vs. Minnesota (3/14 - 4; 3/15 - 6) ... Notched two assists on 2/14 vs. Minnesota ... Recorded a career-high-tying three assists vs. Penn State (2/7) ... Registered an assist and two blocked shots on 1/31 vs. Wisconsin ... Recorded a goal and an assist on 1/24 vs. MSU ... Registered an assist vs. Wisconsin on 1/11 ... Scored his first goal of the season and recorded four blocked shots vs. Ohio State (12/2) ... Registered two assists vs. Michigan Tech (Nov. 1) ... Recorded an assist and two blocked shots against BU on 10/25 ... Blocked four shots against RIT on 10/12 ... Recorded four shots and had two blocked shots against BC on 10/10 ... Recipient of the Jacob W. Haas Scholarship.
Junior (2012-13)... Alternate captain ... Recorded 18 points (6g, 12a) in 31 games in his junior season ... Tallied two assists at WMU on 3/15 ... Scored his sixth goal on the season on 3/9 vs. NMU ... Recorded one goal and one assist in the weekend series on 2/8-2/9 at ND in his first game action since 1/8 vs. Bowling Green ... Scored the team's lone goal on 11/24 vs. Cornell, his fourth of the season ...Named CCHA Defenseman of the Week for the week ending Nov. 4 ... Earned two points (1g, 1a) on 11/3 at NMU ...Tallied two points (1g, 1a) on 11/2 at NMU ...Recorded two assists on 10/19 vs. Bentley, giving him points in three straight games ... Tallied one assist on 10/12 vs. RIT ... Scored one goal on 10/11 vs. RIT ...Recipient of the Al and Gerry Walk Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.
Sophomore (2011-12) ...Tallied a career-high 21 points (4g, 17a) in 41 games during his sophomore season... Recorded one assist in the NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinals on 3/23 vs. Cornell... Earned points in three straight games (1g, 3a) from 2/24-3/9 ... Tallied two assists on 2/24 at Bowling Green ... Registered three assists over a two-game span from 11/25-11/27 ... Posted a career-high five-game point streak (2g, 3a) from 10/22-11/5 ... Scored one goal in each game vs. Western Michigan on 11/4 and 11/5, including the game-winner on 11/5 ... Tallied his second assist in as many games on 10/27 vs. Ferris State ...Earned one assist on 10/22 at Northern Michigan ... Posted a career-high for points and assists with three helpers, and tied for the team lead with a plus-5 rating on 10/13 vs. St.Lawrence ... Recorded one assist on 10/7 vs. Bentley ... Took one shot and earned a plus-1 rating on 10/4 vs. Niagara ... Recipient of the David Blumenfeld Scholarship for Ice Hockey.
Freshman (2010-11) ... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season championship, and reach the NCAA Frozen Four title game ... Tallied first career goal and multi-point game vs Michigan State (Jan. 8) ... Made career debut and tallied first career point, assist vs. Mercyhurst (Oct. 2) ... Recipient of the Andrew K. Abel and Tama D. Abel, M.D. Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.
Junior Team ... Skated with the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders of the USHL in 2009-10 ... Scored 9 goals and tallied 15 assists in 53 games ... Played in USHL All-Star Game ... Named to USHL All-Rookie Team ... Spent the 2008-09 season as an alternate captain at the Hotchkiss School (Conn.), where he had a 2-11-13 line in 15 games.
National/International ... Skated for Team USA at the 2009 World Junior 'A' Challenge where he won a gold medal and was named to all-star team.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature Science and the Arts, undecided on major ... Graduated from John F. Kennedy High School (Iowa) ... Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the third round (79th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Bennett's Career Highlights
Most, Game: 3, vs Penn State, 2/7/2014 (3a)
Multi-Point Games: 6 (2013-14 - 2; 2012-13 - 1; 2011-12 - 2; 2010-11 - 1)
Streak:5 games, 10/22/11-11/5/11 (2g, 3a)
First: 10/2/10 vs. Mercyhurst (1a)
Most, Game: 1 (13x), last - 1/24/14 vs. MSU
Multi-Goal Games: To Come
Streak: 2 games (2x), 11/2/12-11/3/12 (2g)
Game Winners: 1, 11/5/11 vs. Western Michigan
First: 1/8/11 vs. Michigan State
Most, Game: 3 (vs. Penn State, 2/7/14)
Multi-Assist Games:5 (2013-14 - 2; 2012-13 - 1; 2011-12 - 2)
Streak: 3 games (2x), last - 10/27/12-11/3/12 (3a)
First: 10/2/10 vs. Mercyhurst