Fuel Alumni Spotlight - Matt Tomkins

Feb 20, 2020

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT PRESENTED BY MARIAN UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS – MATT TOMKINS

After four years in net for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Matt Tomkins began his career in Indianapolis on an AHL contract for the Rockford Ice Hogs. In the 2018-19 season, Tomkins was named the MVP for the Fuel compiling season records in wins (29), games played (54), and minutes played (3,221). While on the Fuel, Tomkins produced a 3.17 GAA, .907 SV%, and 2 shutouts finishing with a 40-28-4-3 record during his tenure in Indy. 

 

This season, Tomkins has spent the entirety of his time in Rockford after splitting time between the ECHL and AHL. Throughout the course of the year, Tomkins has been in goal for 10 games with a 2.91 GAA,  .906 SV%, with a 5-5-0-0 record. On January 23rd 2020, Tomkins signed a two year, two way contract, with the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks through the 2020-21 season.

 

TOMKINS’ STATS

SEASONS WITH THE FUEL: 2017-19

GAMES PLAYED: 79

GOALS AGAINST AVG:  3.17

SAVE %: 0.907

RECORD: 40-28-4-3

About Marian University Indianapolis: Marian University (marian.edu), founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It serves a student body of nearly 3,000 through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana’s 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide. 

Since 2001, Marian University has been led by President Daniel J. Elsener, whose vision and leadership are transforming the university. In 2013, Marian University opened the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, home to its College of Osteopathic Medicine. Marian University has amassed 36 national championships in cycling, captured the NAIA Football National Championship in 2012 and 2015, and won the NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship in 2016 and 2017.

 

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