6   Joe Pereira
Joe Pereira

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Haven, Conn.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
F

Birthdate:
03/28/1987

Last Team:
South Kent School


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PEREIRA RADIO INTERVIEWS:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - September 30, 2010
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - October 29, 2009
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - January 23, 2009


AS A SENIOR IN 2010-11
Serves as co-captain along with Chris Connolly ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in 4-3 victory over No. 13 Wisconsin in opening round of Ice Breaker on Oct. 8 ... Scored a goal in 5-4 win against No. 17 Notre Dame in Ice Breaker title game on Oct. 10.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10
Dressed for 36 contests, missing two games in the middle of the season due to surgery ... Received the team's Bennett McInnis Memorial Award for Spirit ... More than doubled his point total from the previous season with 21 on five goals and 16 assists ... Cut his penalty minutes by over 78 percent from his sophomore year with just 16 over the course of the season ... Enjoyed a career night with four points (2g, 2a) in 6-5 win at Harvard on Nov. 24 ... Scored game-winning goal in 3-2 win over fourth-ranked Michigan on Oct. 24 ... Tallied a career-best three assists in 5-2 home win over Maine on Feb. 13 ...Picked up two assists in 6-4 win over Merrimack on Nov. 14 ... Posted four points (2g, 2a) in three-game point streak from Jan. 8-16 ... Scored a goal in 3-2 win over Boston College at Fenway Park on Jan. 8 ... Registered a goal and an assist in 6-4 win over Merrimack on Jan. 16 ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll five times (10/12, 10/26, 11/30, 1/11, 2/15).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09
Appeared in 34 games before suffering a season-ending spleen injury in the Hockey East title game ... Scored 10 points on three goals and seven assists ... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team ... Received Regina Eilberg Scholarship, honoring the Terriers' top scholar-athlete ... Recorded the second multi-point game of his career with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 home win over UMass Lowell on Dec. 12 ... Had the third-highest penalty-minute total on the team (74) ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll on Dec. 15.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08
Appeared in 30-of-40 games, including 27 of the last 28 ... Tallied four goals and five assists ... Registered first points of his career with a goal and an assist in the Terriers' 6-3 win over Cornell at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 24 to earn Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors ... Scored game-winning goal in 2-0 win over Providence in regular-season finale on March 7 ... Also added goals vs. UNH (1/26) and at Providence (3/6).

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
The top scorer at South Kent School during the 2006-07 season, Pereira led the Cardinals to their first appearance in the Division I New England prep playoffs, reaching the semifinals ... Tallied 100 points in two years at South Kent, scoring 28 goals as a senior and 25 as a junior ... Received South Kent's William P. Gillette Award, given to top all-around athlete, and inducted into school's Hockey Hall of Fame ... Earned all-state honors at West Haven High School before heading to South Kent ... Also played baseball at South Kent, leading team in home runs a senior.

PERSONAL
Son of Mario and Sherry Pereira of West Haven, Conn. ... His brother, Michael, is a freshman on the UMass hockey team ... Enrolled in the Metropolitan College, majoring in management studies ... Born March 28, 1987.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2007-08 30 4 5 9 0 0 1 9/18
2008-09 34 3 7 10 0 0 1 26/74
2009-10 36 5 16 21 2 0 1 8/16
2010-11 3 3 1 4 1 0 1 1/2
Totals 103 15 29 44 3 0 4 44/110

Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2007-08 20 3 4 7 0 0 1 7/14
2008-09 20 2 5 7 0 0 0 16/43
2009-10 26 2 12 14 0 0 0 4/8
2010-11 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0/0
Totals 67 7 22 29 0 0 1 27/65

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