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Paul Berrafato
Player Profile:
Paul Berrafato 2289383
Position: Goalie
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 181
Year: Junior
Hometown: Williamsville, N.Y.
High School: Amarillo Bulls (NAHL)
  • His six career shutouts are tied for second all-time in the program's Division I era
  • His 33 victories are third all-time in the Division I history of the program, while his 1,774 saves are fourth
  • His 2.46 career goals against average is ranked second all-time in the program's Division I history

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-2017:

  • Appeared in all 36 games
  • His 2100:31 minutes in net ranked third all-time
  • Posted 840 saves, which tied for fourth for a season in the Division I era of the program
  • Posted three shutouts, which is tied for second all-time for a season in the program's Division I history
  • Registered 33 saves as the Crusaders defeated No. 11 Providence, 2-1 (10/15)
  • Named Atlantic Hockey Goaltender of the Week twice (11/1 and 1/10)
  • Was the third NCAA Star of the Week (10/18)
  • Named Crusader of the Week (10/17)
  • Was named to the 2017 Mike Richter Award Watch List

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-2016:

  • Played in 34 games and started 32 of them. His 34 games played are tied for third in Division I program history
  • Only allowed a 2.17 goals against average, second fewest in Division I program history
  • Saved 812 shots, good for sixth best all time in Holy Cross Division I history
  • Recorded a save percentage of .919, fourth best in Division I program history
  • Notched three shutouts over the course of the season, second most all-time for shutouts in a single season in Division I program history
  • Earned 17 wins which tied for third most in a year for Holy Cross Division I all-time
  • Posted career best 42 saves in the 2-2 tie with RIT (1/29)
  • Atlantic Hockey Goaltender of the Month for November
  • Two-time Atlantic Hockey Goaltender of the Week (12/1 & 12/15)
  • Two-time Crusader of the Week (11/30 & 12/14)
  • Received the Michael P. Quinn Defensive Player of the Year Award
  • Earned the team's Most Improved Player Award
  • Mike Richter Award nominee
  • Named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team

AS A FRESMAN IN 2014-2015:

  • Played in eight games with six starts
  • Posted  162  saves on the season
  • Played in his first collegiate game against Penn State (10/26)
  • Made a season-best 28 saves versus Mercyhurst (1/16) and Robert Morris (1/24)
  • Named GoHolyCross.com Crusader Of The Week (2/2)
  • Earned his first collegiate victory against Niagara ( 1/30)
  • Named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team

BEFORE HOLY CROSS:

  • Three-season member of the Amarillo Bulls (NAHL) under head coach Dennis Williams
  • Played in 34 games in 2013-2014 with the Bulls
  • Posted a 2.12 GAA and a .921 save percentage
  • Went 17-7 and had three overtime losses and went 2-3 in shootouts
  • Played in 44 games during the 2012-2013 season
  • Went 33-3 and had five overtime losses and went 2-0 in shootouts
  • Recorded a 1.66 GAA and a .928 save percentage
  • Played two seasons with the Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL) under head coach Jim McKenzie
  • Played in 39 total games during the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons

PERSONAL:

  • Son of Tony and Cheryl Berrafato
  • Father played football at the University of Buffalo (Class of 1986)
  • Has one sister (Natalie)
  • Majoring in History

Berrafato's Career Statistics

Season GP
MIN GA GAA SV SV% W-L-T G A P
2014-2015 8 413:16 19 2.76 162 .895 2-5-0 0 0 0
2015-2016 34 1987:33 72 2.17 812 .919 17-11-5 0 0 0
2016-2017 36 2100:31 97 2.77 840 .896 14-15-7 0 0 0
Total  78 4501:20 188 2.52 1814 .906  33-31-12 0 0 0
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