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 BU Hockey East Quarterfinal Gm 2 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs BU Hockey East Quarterfinal Gm 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Boston University (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Boston College (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)
2017-18 (Senior Season): Named an Alternate Captain… Appeared in all 36 games… Finished the season with a career-high 24 points (12g/12a)… His 12 goals left him tied for first on the club and tied for 17th among Hockey East goal scorers… Had at least a point in 16 games… Finished the season with a +7 rating, the highest of his career… Generated a career-best 111 shots on the season, leaving him first among the Huskies and 15th among all Hockey East forwards… Three of his 12 assists came on the power play… Registered a goal and was +4 in the 8-2 win over Massachusetts (Dec. 5)… Had career-highs at home against Boston University with two goals (Feb. 16) and at Northeastern with two assists and three points total (Feb. 9)… Posted two goals in the overtime victory against Boston University (Feb. 16)… Scored a goal in the regular season finale, a 2-3 loss to Massachusetts (Feb. 22)… From Jan. 20 through Feb. 22, had at least one point in all eight games… Hockey East All-Star Honorable Mention.2016-17 (Junior Season): Named an Alternate Captain...Appeared in all 36 games...Had a career season, finishing third on the team in scoring with career-highs in points (22), goals (15) and assists (7)...His 15 goals was second on the club and tied for 17th among Hockey East goal scorers...Scored three goals on the power play, matching his total from his sophomore season...Generated 105 shots on goal, second on the team...Finished the season with a +4 rating, the highest of his career...Had four multi-point games and two multi-goal games on the season...Had at least a point 17 games...Matched his career-high with two goals in a 4-0 win at home over Alabama Huntsville (Oct. 8)...Did it again when he potted two in a 4-3 win over No. 18 St. Cloud State at the Desert Hockey Classic (Dec. 30)...Followed that with a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over Brown to win the Desert Hockey Classic tournament (Dec. 31)...His two-goal game vs. St. Cloud State started a four-game point streak and a run of points in eight of 10 games, the best stretch in his career...Posted a career-high three points with a goal and two assists in a 5-3 win at New Hampshire (Feb. 24)...Scored goals in back-to-back games, a 3-2 win and a 3-3 tie with No. 3 UMass Lowell (Dec. 2 & 3)...From Dec. 2 through Jan. 12, scored seven goals in seven games...Named a co-recipient of the team’s Coach John Chapman Award... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team for the third-straight season.
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.
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