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Maxi Primus
Player Profile:
Maxi Primus 1350239
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Berlin, Germany
Club: Zehlendorfer Wespen

2016: NFHCA Second Team All-American and First Team All-Northeast Region... Graduated as UAlbany's all-time wins leader with 67 victories, finishing with total record of 67-16... Graduated as an America East Presidential Scholar-Athlete... Started 19 games in goal for UAlbany, earning a 1.14 goals allowed average, .756 save rate and a 14-5 record... America East All-Conference Eastern Division goalkeeper... NFHCA National Academic Squad... Started the year with two shutout victories vs. Hofstra (8/26) and vs. Bryant (8/28), combining for eight saves in nearly 130 minutes... Notched six wins in a row from Sept. 25 through Oct. 14, including three shutouts and a victory over ranked Maine (10/2)... Shutout road wins over Maine (10/21) and Vermont (10/23) helped UAlbany secure America East regular season divisional title.

2015: NFHCA All-Region Second Team and America East Second Team selection...Leads all UAlbany program goalies with 53 wins and 20 shutouts...Ranks fourth among active NCAA Division I goalies with a goals against average of 1.12 over three seasons...An America East All-Academic and NFHCA National Academic Team pick.

2014: National statistical champion in goals against average (.80) and winning percentage (.870)...Named to the NFHCA All-American Third Team, the first Great Dane goalkeeper all-time to earn All-American honors...An NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team pick...An ECAC First Team All-Star...Recorded a career-high seven saves against No. 2 Maryland in the NCAA Second Round on Nov. 16...Held the No. 1 offense in the nation in the Terps to one goal...Set a new UAlbany all-time record in wins (20) for a goalkeeper and shutouts (10)...Concluded 2014 as the national leader in goals against average (0.80)...Ranked top-five nationally throughout the season in goals against average and save percentage...The unanimous America East Goalkeeper of the Year, also unamimously named to the All-Conference First Team...Earned a spot on the America East All-Tournament Team...An NFHCA National Academic Squad pick...Named to the America East All-Academic Team...ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week (9/15)...Named America East Defensive Player of the Week (9/2, 9/15, 9/29, 10/27).

2013: An NFHCA All-Academic Squad selection...Named to the 2013 America East Fall Honor Roll and Commissioner's Honor Roll...Started 20 of 21 games for the Great Danes in the cage...Set a new Division I record for most wins in goal with 14...Posted eight shutouts, the most of any Division I goalie in program history...Named America East Defensive Player of the Week twice (Sept. 16, Oct. 14) after being nationally ranked in goals against average for three weeks...An All-America East Second Team selection and unanimous pick for the All-Rookie Team...Made a season-high seven saves against Rutgers...Led the America East in goals against average as a freshman.

Before UAlbany: A goalkeeper for Zehlendorfer Wespen in her native Berlin, Germany...Coached by Florian Keller, a member of the 2008 German National team that won gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics...A four-time Berlin regional champion with Zehlendorfer Wespen...Has international experience on both the U-16 and U-18 German National team, totaling six international appearances.

Personal: A psychology major with minors in business administration and spanish.

Primus's Career Statistics:

Season
GP
GS
Minutes
GA
GaAvg
Saves
Save%
W
L
T
Sho
2013
20
20
1324:34
24
1.63
50
.676
14
5
0
5/3
2014
23
23
1579:34
18
0.80
68
.791
20
3
0
9/1
2015
22
22
1540:00
29
1.32
64
.688
19
3
0
5
2016
19
19
1228:07
20
1.14
62
.756
14
5
0
4/3
TOTAL
84
84
5672:15
91
1.12
244
.728
67
16
0
23/7

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Saves: 13  [1st], at Maryland -- Sep 11, 2015 

 

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