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Jeff Wight
Jeff  Wight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coquitlam, British Columbia

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/04/1995

Last Team:
Merritt Centennials (BCHL)

Shoots:
Left


07/01/2015

Nine Huskies Honored on Hockey East All-Academic Team

League Record 133 Student-Athletes Make this Year's Team

02/16/2018

UCONN vs Boston University

UCONN vs Boston University (photo by Stephen Slade)

12/08/2017

UCONN vs Colgate

UCONN vs Colgate (photo by Stephen Slade)

11/03/2017

UCONN vs Vermont

UCONN vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)

11/24/2015

UConn vs BC

UConn vs BC (photo by Stephen Slade)

11/17/2015

UConn vs Quinnipiac

UConn vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)

2017-18 (Senior Season): Appeared in 20 games… Finished the season with a career-high seven points on five goals and two assists… Generated 33 shots on goal… Scored his first goal at Maine in the season opener with 15.9 seconds left to force overtime (Oct. 6)… Scored the only goal of the night at Boston College (Nov. 7)… Scored two goals in an 8-2 victory over Massachusetts (Dec. 5).

2016-17 (Junior Season):  Played in just two games before his season was cut short by injury...Saw action in games at RIT (Oct. 15) and at No. 3 Quinnipiac (Oct. 19)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team for the third-straight season.

2015-16 (Sophomore Season):  Appeared in 20 games in his second year at UConn…Finished the season with four points on a goal and three assists…Missed the final seven games of the season with injury…Scored his first collegiate goal in a 3-3 home tie with No. 19 Merrimack…Had an assist against Minnesota in the Mariucci Classic (Jan. 1)…Had assists at Arizona State (Jan. 5) and at No. 4 Boston College (Jan. 23)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.

2014-15 (Freshman Season): Played in 20 games as a freshman...Finished the year with two points coming on two assists...Registered 20 shots on goal...Had his first collegiate point with an assist in a 2-1 upset win over No. 11 ranked Vermont (Nov. 21)...Assisted on a goal in a 2-2 tie at home against No. 13 ranked Providence (Feb. 4)…Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.

Before UConn: Played two seasons with the Merritt Centennials in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL)...Appeared in 50 games in 2013-14 scoring 22 goals with 27 assists for 49 points, third on the team in scoring...Shared the team lead with seven power play goals...Scored a goal with two assists in four playoff games...A member of Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge, scoring a pair of goals and a pair of assits in four games...Was named to the NHL’s Central Scouting’s Watch List...In 2012-13, he played his rookie season in the BCHL, scoring 13 goals with 10 assists.

Personal: Born December 4, 1995...Jeff Vincent Wight is the son of Stu and Sylvia Wight...He is a finance major.

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