30 - CJ Motte
CJ Motte
Born: 12/10/91
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: St. Clair, Mich.
High School: Waterloo West
Position: Goaltender
Team: Waterloo (USHL)
S/C: L

Freshman (2011-12 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Inked with Ferris State during the November early-signing period.  

High School/Juniors: Played two seasons (2009-10 and 2010-11) for the Waterloo (Iowa) Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League (USHL) . . . Coached by P.K. O'Handley . . . Concluded the 2010-11 season with a 15-17-5 record in 42 appearances and earned team Most Valuable Player Award plaudits . . . Compiled a 2.44 goals-against average (97 goals allowed) and a .920 saves percentage (1,120 saves) along with three shutouts in 2,388 total minutes for the 2010-11 campaign . . . Placed tied for fifth on USHL's 2010-11 goals-against average leaders list with a .920 save percentage while tying for ninth in goals-against average (.244) . . . Racked up a league sixth-most 1,120 saves in 2010-11 . . . Registered a 21-15-0 mark with a 3.28 goals-against average (121 goals allowed) and an .897 saves percentage (1,050 saves) for 2,214 minutes in 42 2009-10 season contests . . . Selected in the second round (19th overall pick) by Sioux Falls (Iowa) Stampede in the 2009 USHL Entry Draft prior to joining Waterloo . . . Spent the 2008-09 season playing for the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Traverse City (Mich.) North Stars . . . Turned in a 22-9-2 mark while compiling a 2.30 goals-against average (75 goals allowed), a .918 saves percentage (837 saves), and three shutouts in 1,958 total minutes of action for 2008-09 . . . Named to the NAHL's 2008-09 All-North Division Team and concluded campaign ranked sixth among league's top goals-against average leaders . . . Was a North Stars' teammate of current Ferris State skaters Kyle Bonis and Garrett Thompson . . .  A 2010 graduate of Waterloo (Iowa) West High School . . . Competed two seasons in baseball.

Personal: Son of Steve and Nancy Motte of St. Clair, Mich. . . . Born 12/10/91 in Port Huron, Mich. . . . Full name is Connor James . . . Father and mother both work in the education field . . . Has a younger brother  . . . Catches: Left . . . Career exploration major.

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