|Previous Team:||New Hampton School|
2012-13: NE-10 Player of the Week (11/20, 1/29). Appeared in all 26 games for the Skyhawks in his junior season. Ranked second in the NE-10 in scoring with 32 points on 16 goals and 16 assists. Scored his first goal of the season during Stonehill’s 8-3 opening game victory over Johnson & Wales (10/31/12). Recorded an assist in the Skyhawks’ 4-2 win over SUNY Canton (11/3/12). Notched a two-point game (one goal, one assist) during a 6-5 loss to Westfield State. Earned back-to-back two goal games in wins over Southern New Hampshire (11/14/12) and Assumption (11/17/12). Registered his seventh goal of the season in a 4-2 loss to non-conference opponent Trinity (11/24/12). Collected two assists during Stonehill’s 6-4 triumph over Framingham State (12/4/12). Potted a second period goal in the Skyhawks’ 6-1 victory over Suffolk (12/5/12). Dished out two power-play assists in a 4-3 conference win over Franklin Pierce (1/19/13). Posted a career-high five points including two goals and three assists in Stonehill’s 6-2 thrashing of Assumption (1/23/12). Registered two goals and an assist in a loss to Southern New Hampshire (1/26/13). Produced three assists, including the game-winning assist on Dana Borges’ goal in Stonehill’s 7-2 win over UMass Dartmouth. Rooney posted a goal in the Skyhawks’ NE-10 Tournament Semifinal loss to Saint Anselm (2/23/13). Rooney Named NE-10 Player of the Week. Rooney Collects NE-10 Player of the Week Honors for Second Time.
2011-12: Played in all 25 games for Stonehill on the season. Finished 11th overall in the NE-10 in goals with eight. Ranked fifth on the team in scoring (8-9-17). Scored four goals and dished out four assists on the power play ranking tenth overall in the conference on the extra man advantage. Notched a shorthanded game-winning goal versus Assumption College in Stonehill's 3-1 win over the Greyhounds in the NE-10 semifinals. Had a pair of goals in a 7-3 win over Suffolk University on 12/10/11. Netted a marker in the opening game of the regular season in a 3-2 loss to Johnson & Wales (11/02/11). Also scored against Assumption College on 11/05/11 and Franklin Pierce (12/03/11, 1/23/12, 2/4/12). Recorded a pair of assists in three games on the season against Framingham State (12/6/11), Southern New Hampshire (1/28/12) and Salve Regina (2/8/12). Stonehill went 3-3-1 overall when he scored a goal, 3-2-1 when he tallied an assist and 6-5-2 when he scored a point. When he did not score a point the Skyhawks posted a 4-7-1 record overall.
2010-11: Played in 23 games for Stonehill ranking fourth in points with 13 on ten goals and three assists. Finished second on the team in goals for the season. Scored two goals in a 4-1 over Framingham State (2/3). Netted his first goal of the season on 11/20 in a 4-1 victory over Franklin Pierce. Dished out two assists in a 4-3 overtime loss to Worcester State (11/30). Scored the game-tying goal at 14:06 of the third period in a 3-2 overtime loss to UMass Dartmouth (12/4). Notched a goal and an assist in a 6-2 triumph aganist Assumption College (1/22). Had a goal and an assist in a 6-3 loss to Assumption College on 2/5. Helped Stonehill to a 6-5 comeback victory over Southern New Hampshire on 2/12 with a game-tying power play gol at 1:20 of the third period. Potted three goals over the last four games of the season. Scored three power play goals and two game-winning goals. Had three goals and three assists in conference play. NE-10 Rookie of the Week (2/7).
High School: 2009 graduate of Canton High School. Lettered in hockey and served as team captain. Two-time Hockomock League All-Star. Earned Hockomock League MVP honors. Was a Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic selection. Played in the Massachusetts Division 2 state championship game as a senior. Also lettered in baseball and was a Hockomock League All-Star selection.
Personal: Born August 21, 1991 in Norwood, Mass. Son of David and Dawn Rooney of Canton, Mass. Has a brother, Kevin (18). Father, David, played hockey at UMass Boston. Enjoys playing golf. Majoring in business. Member of Stonehill's LifeSkills Committee. Aspires to win the NE-10 Championship with Stonehill. Is a Boston Bruins fan. Lists Nathan Horton as favorite athlete.