League Record 133 Student-Athletes Make this Year's Team
The XL Center and downtown were alive with Husky fans on Saturday for a doubleheader.
UCONN vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs BU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Northeastern Hockey East Opening Round Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UNH (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015-16 (Sophomore Season): Appeared in 35 games…Finished sixth on the team in scoring with 14 points on nine goals and five assists…Second on the club generating 89 shots…Had three power play goals on the season…Finished with five power play points (3g/2a), ranking fifth on the team…Had a pair of multi-point games…Matched his career-high with two goals in a 5-1 win over Arizona State (Oct. 16)…Set a new career-high with two assists in the season opening win over Alabama Huntsville (Oct. 9)…Had a goal and an assist in the Huskies 4-3 upset win over No. 5 UMass Lowell (Dec. 5)…Had goals in back-to-back home games against Sacred Heart (Jan. 26) and Brown (Feb. 2)…Scored the Huskies lone goal in a 2-1 Hockey East Opening Round playoff loss to Vermont (Mar. 4)...Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
2014-15 (Freshman Season): Played in all 36 games as a freshman...Was third on the team in scoring with 17 points...Led all UConn goal scorers finding the back of the net 13 times...His 13 goals place him second in the UConn Division I record book for goals scored by a freshman...Finished 24th among Hockey East’s leading goal scorers...Was sixth in Hockey East in freshmen goal scoring and ranked 11th in the nation among all freshmen in goals...Scored five game-winning goals ranking second in Hockey East...Was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week after burying the game-winner to knock off No. 11 ranked Vermont at home, 2-1 (Nov. 21)...Notched his first career multi-goal game with a pair of goals including the game winner in a 4-3 win at UMass (Jan. 2)...His two-goal outing at UMass started a streak of five-straight games with a goal...Scored the game-winning goal in overtime in a 2-1 win at Maine (Jan. 30)...Had the game-winner in a 3-2 win over defending National Champion Union in the Frozen Holiday Classic (Dec. 27)...Provided the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win at home over Merrimack (Feb. 10)...Second on the team generating 103 shots…Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team...Named the team’s Thomas Jacquard Award winner as UConn’s top-rookie.
Before UConn: Teammates with Johnny Austin at Benilde St. Margaret High School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota the past two years...Named a team captain along with Johnny Austin in 2013-14...In 24 games, scored 29 goals with 28 assists for 57 points...Led the team in scoring as he helped the Red Knights to the Section 6AA title game...Was named a finalist for the Minnesota Minute Men LTD “Mr. Hockey” award...Led the team in goals, assists and points and reached 100-career points in his two seasons...In 2012-13, he scored 31 goals with 29 assists in 25 games...Played two season at the Blake School...Scored 52 goals with 39 assists in his two seasons...Scored 40 goals and 62 points in 28 games his sophomore season at Blake School, a school record...In the classroom, named to the Honor Roll and Dean Recognition List.
Personal: Born June 28, 1995...Spencer Tobin Naas is the son of Brian Naas and Catie Tobin...Has a sister Kiley Naas...His mom Catie ran track & field at the University of South Dakota...Spencer is a management major.