|Hometown:||St. Clair, Mich.|
|High School:||Waterloo West|
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Junior (2013-14 Season): Top 10 Hobey Baker Award National Finalst . . . 2014 WCHA Preseason Player of the Year . . . 2013-14 Ferris State Athletics Dean Davenport “Bulldog of the Year” award winner . . . 2013-14 National Winner of Premiere Player Award . . . Made ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Day on December 11th, 2013 . . . 5 time WCHA Player of the Week . . . Chosen as National College Hockey Player of the month in December 2013. . . Recorded a .928 save percentage and a 2.17 goals against average with a 28-9-3 record . . . Preserved 5 shutouts . . . Played 92% of the time
Sophomore (2012-13 Season): Played in 35 contests and played a total of 2080.55 minutes . . . Accumulated a 15-15 record . . . His goals against average was 2.19 . . . Registered a .923 save percentage . . . Had a total of 965 saves during the season.
Freshman (2011-12 Season): Inked with Ferris State during the November early-signing period . . . Played in 12 contests with a total of 726:34 minutes . . . Completed the season with a 5-5-2 overall record . . . Accumulated a 1.98 goals-against average, allowing 26 goals, and a .925 saves percentage with a total of 298 saves.
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.
|2013-14||1||40-40 ||1||2,430:01||88||14||2.17 ||1133 ||11||.928 ||28 ||9 ||3 ||6||5|
**NR = National Ranking