6 Trent Bonnett
6 Trent Bonnett
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Sr
Hometown: Butler, Pa.
Position: D
Previous Team: Mahoning Valley Phantoms (NAHL)

2010-11: Played in every game ... led team with 41 blocked shots and had seven games with at least three blocks ... finished season with five assists ... called for just six penalties all year ... had an assist in season-opener at Quinnipiac Oct. 15 ... blocked four shots against UConn Nov. 19 ... had assists in consecutive games at Holy Cross Nov. 20 and Canisius Nov. 27, both Bentley wins ... set-up Dustin Cloutier’s game-winning power play goal in Canisius game ... assisted on Erik Peterson’s game-winning goal against Army Jan. 28, a 2-1 Bentley win ... had season-high five blocks at AIC Feb. 11 ... Atlantic Hockey All-Academic.

2009-10: Second in scoring among team’s defensemen with nine points, eight coming on assists ... took the fewest penalties among Bentley’s blue-liners with just six ... scored first-career goal in 4-1 win at UConn Dec. 29 ... had an assist and was +2 at Air Force Nov. 6 ... notched three assists in four games, beginning with game against Air Force Jan. 15 and also assisted on goals at Mercyhurst Jan. 22 and at RIT Jan. 29 ... registered a +2 at AIC Feb. 5 ... assisted on Bentley’s lone goal against UConn in Atlantic Hockey Tournament first round March 6.

2008-09: Played every game but one and usually teamed with Bobby Preece to form the team’s top defensive pairing ... stayed out of the penalty box, as he took the second fewest penalties among the squad’s defensemen with 11 ... was instrumental in helping Bentley lower its team goals against average nearly a half goal from the previous season ... had a scoring line of 0-8-8 ... was +1 on the season, but in the final 18 games was +7 ... first career point came on an assist in 3-2 loss to RIT Jan. 3 ... had six assists in an eight-game stretch from Jan. 24-Feb. 20 ... assisted on Justin Kemmerer’s goal in 4-3 win at Sacred Heart Jan. 24 ... recorded a season-best +4 and also had an assist in 6-0 win at Army Jan. 30 ... had one assist in each game of series sweep of Holy Cross on weekend of Feb. 6 ...  Atlantic Hockey All-Academic.

Before Bentley: 2006 graduate of Butler High School ... played junior hockey with the Mahoning Valley Phantoms of the North American Hockey League for two seasons (2006-08) ... played in a team high 58 games during the 2007-08 season ... was the Phantoms’ second highest scoring defenseman with 21 points (4-17-21) ... his 17 assists was second among the team’s defensemen ... registered a +28 which was second highest on the team ... team captain ... had four assists in 12 playoff games ... played in 49 games and notched 19 points (3-16-19) during the 2006-07 season ... scored one goal and had six assists in 10 playoff games ... assistant captain.

Personal: Majoring in management ... age as of Oct. 1: 23 ... sister, Jen (26) ... son of Rick and Terri Bonnett.