Jay Barriball
Jay  Barriball


Prior Lake, Minn.

High School:
Academy of Holy Angels

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 179


Sioux Falls - USHL


No. 1 Gophers Host No. 14/15 Notre Dame

The Gophers bring a 15-game home unbeaten streak into the weekend - the longest active streak in the nation.


No. 1 Gophers Continue Campaign with SCSU

A home-and-home with the Huskies awaits Minnesota this weekend as the 2014-15 season continues.


Gophers Host BSU for Home Opener

Minnesota is 16-1-1 all-time against their in-state and former WCHA rival.


Gophers, RPI to Play for Ice Breaker Title

Minnesota is 10-2-0 all-time against RPI including a 6-2 win last season at Mariucci Arena.


Gophers Open Ice Breaker with 4-3 Win

Kyle Rau became just the 49th player in school history to earn 125 career points.

2010-11 • Senior Season
Notched five points (4g-1a) in season-opening series against Massachusetts (Oct. 8-9) • recorded natural hat trick against Massachusetts (10/9) • program's first hat trick since March 16, 2007 (Blake Wheeler) and first natural hat trick since March 17, 2006 (Ryan Potulny) • named Red Baron WCHA Offensive Player of the Week for week of 10/12 • took seven shots in both games versus Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 15-16) and scored a goal (10/15) and had an assist (10/16) in the series • five-game point streak ended against St. Cloud State (10/22) • scored game-winning goal on the power play against St. Cloud State (10/24) • Took five shots and had two goals and one assist in a weekend sweep at Colorado College (Oct. 29-30) • goal on Oct. 30 was the game-winner • scored fifth power-play goal and ninth goal of the year against Wisconsin (11/6) • had a career-high three assists at Michigan Tech (11/19) • dished out two assists versus Michigan State (11/26) • took six shots and had one assist at Minnesota State (12/4) • power-play goal was also the game-winning goal against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (12/10) • goal snapped a six-game draught without a goal • has at least one point in 12 of 18 games this year • scored his team-leading 11th goal (game-tying goal) against Ferris State (1/1) • goal was the 50th of his career • has 124 career points (50g-74a) in 146 career games.

2009-10 • Senior Season (Redshirt)
Played in five of the first six games before suffering a season-ending knee injury in practice on Nov. 3 • became the 78th player in school history to reach 100 career points with an assist against Alaska Anchorage (10/30) • notched a goal and an assist in a win over Alaska Anchorage (11/1) in the final game before his injury • scored an unassisted goal for the team's first goal of the season at North Dakota (10/17) • voted team captain for the 2010-11 season • named to the WCHA All-Academic team.

2008-09 • Junior Season
Played in 34 of the team's 37 games, missing the final three games of the season's first half with a knee injury • Scored points in 26 different games, being held scoreless in back-to-back games once all season • ranked third on the team in scoring with 11 goals and 23 assists for 34 points • shared the team lead with 16 power play points • scored goals in each game of first-round WCHA playoff series against St. Cloud State, including the game-winner in 4-2 win in opening game (3/13) • scored game-winning goals in a 2-1 win over St. Cloud State (10/18) and a 4-2 win over Alaska Anchorage (2/14) • named the WCHA Offensive Player of the Week on 2/17 after scoring goals in each game against Alaska Anchorage • posted a goal and an assist in win at Wisconsin (10/25) and tie with Minnesota State (10/31) • season-high three points came with a goal and an assist at St. Cloud State (1/17) • notched two assists in wins over Michigan Tech (11/16) and Northeastern (1/3) • played right wing on the team's first line with Jordan Schroeder and Ryan Stoa • earned his third letter.

2007-08 • Sophomore Season
Appeared in 41 games and finished fourth on the team in scoring with six goals and 15 assists for 21 points • missed the final three games of the regular season with an ankle injury, but returned for the opening round of the playoffs and scored the team's first goal in the 3-2 win over Minnesota State (3/16) • tallied power play goals in each game of home series against Wisconsin (2/22-23) • spread his 21 points over 18 different games and all six goals were scored in different games • notched three assists in series sweep of Minnesota State (11/9-10) • scored an unassisted goal for the game-winner in a 2-1 win over Ohio State (10/26) • collected three assists in IceBreaker tournament with two against Rensselaer (10/12) and one against Michigan (10/13) • played right wing on the team's first and second lines • earned his second letter.

2006-07 • Freshman Season
One of five Golden Gophers to appear in all 44 games • ranked first on the team in scoring with 20-23--43, including 10-14--24 in 28 WCHA games • ranked second in the WCHA and fourth in the nation in freshman scoring; and fourth in the WCHA and 10th in the nation in points per game among freshmen (0.98) • tied for the the team lead with 12 multi-point games and three multi-goal games • had a point in 30 of 44 games • team was 23-3-2 when he tallied a point • tied for the team lead with four game-winning goals • had four assists on game-winning goals • earned one WCHA Rookie of the Week honor (2/6) • named the CSTV/HCA National Rookie of the Month for October with 6-5--11 in seven games during the month • opened the season on an eight-game point streak (6-6--12) • scored his first career goal in the 3-1 loss to Maine in the season-opener (10/6) • had 3-1--4 in the sweep vs. Wayne State (10/13-14) • had 1-2--3 in the both sweeps over Ohio State (10/20-21) and Colorado College (10/27-28) • had 2-1--3 in the series vs. St. Cloud State (11/10-11) • scored his first career game-winning goal in the 2-1 win over Wisconsin (11/18) • had 1-1--2 in the 5-2 win at Michigan Tech (12/9) • had 1-2--3 at the Dodge Holiday Classic (1-2--3) • helped Minnesota to a 5-1 win at Minnesota State with 1-1--2 (1/5) • went on a six-game point streak with 4-6--10 from Feb. 2-24 • notched his first career three-point game with 2-1--3, including the game-winner, in the 8-2 win at Alaska Anchorage (2/2) • had 1-2--3 in the sweep at CC (2/16-17) • had 1-2--3 in the series vs. St. Cloud State (2/23-24) • scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 6-2 win over UAA in the first round of the WCHA Playoffs (3/2) • assisted on Blake Wheeler's overtime game-winner in the 3-2 win over North Dakota in the title game of the WCHA Final Five (3/17) • has 4-3--7 in seven postseason games • owned a +15 rating • has 8-9--17 in the last 15 games • often played right wing on Minnesota's second line • earned his first letter.

High School
Played his prep hockey at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. • head coach was Greg Trebil • had totals of 28-38--66 in 25 games to finish second on the team and 18th in the state in scoring in 2005-06 • helped the Stars to a 23-2-2 record • named a Minnesota Mr. Hockey finalist and the Minneapolis Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year • earned AP first team all-state, Star Tribune first team all-metro, St. Paul Pioneer Press first team all-state and all-Missota Conference • finished fifth in the state in scoring with 32-49--81 during his junior season • was the second-highest scoring junior in the state • led Holy Angels to a 26-3-1 record and the 2005 Minnesota State Class AA championship • had 3-1--4 in the 6-4 win over Moorhead in the championship game • named to the all-tournament team • earned AP first team all-state, Star Tribune first team all-metro, Pioneer Press third team all-state and all-Missota Conference • had totals of 20-43--63 to help lead the Stars to a section title during his sophomore season • names all-conference • was a teammate at Holy Angels with current Golden Gophers Mike Carman, Jeff Frazee and Erik Johnson • joined the Sioux Fall Stampede of the USHL following his prep career last winter • head coach was former Golden Gopher Kevin Hartzell • scored five goals and seven assists in 13 games to help the Stampede to a second-place finish in the Clark Cup Finals • drafted by the San Jose Sharks with the 203rd pick in the seventh round of 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Major is communication studies and business and marketing education • lists baseball, playing cards and going to the lake as hobbies • lists his most memorable sports thrill as winning the 2005 Minnesota State Class AA championship • son of Scott and Diane Barriball • born May 27, 1987.


Student Season Ticket Packages Unveiled

Student Season Ticket Packages Unveiled

4/19/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

University of Minnesota student season tickets for Gopher football, men's basketball, and men's hockey are on sale beginning Monday, April 23.

Goldy Gopher: A Heart of Gold

Goldy Gopher: A Heart of Gold

4/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

What makes Goldy Gopher such a special "face" of the University of Minnesota? Learn more in this video!

Gophers Announce 2017-18 Team Awards

Gophers Announce 2017-18 Team Awards

4/16/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

The Gophers held their annual team banquet as the Maroon & Gold honored the outgoing senior class and announced a number of team awards.

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