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Jacob Cepis
Jacob Cepis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Parma, Ohio

High School:
Parma HS

Last College:
Bowling Green

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170

Position:
Forward


2010-11 • Senior Season
Scored a goal and added two assists in two wins against Massachusetts (Oct. 8-9) • took a team-high eight shots versus Nebraska-Omaha (10/15) and added one assist • took a team-high six shots against St. Cloud State (10/22) • recorded his second multiple-point game this year (seventh as a Gopher) with one goal and one assist in a 2-1 win versus St. Cloud State (10/24) • had one goal, three assists (first four-point game of his Gopher career) and was a +4 at Colorado College (10/30) • led team with four shots (11/5) and five shots (11/6) against Wisconsin • scored his fourth goal of the year (11/6) • took five shots and scored fifth goal of the season at Michigan Tech (11/19) • was +2 and added an assist on Nick Bjugstad's empty-net goal at the 19:59 mark of the third period • had primary assist on team's first goal of the game against Michigan (11/28) • had one assist (12/10) and one goal (12/12) against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth • goal was his first in six games • registered his fourth multiple-point game this season and ninth of his career with one goal and one assist against Union (12/31) • took a team-high five shots in both games at North Dakota (1/14-1/15) and had one assist on Jan. 14.

2009-10 • Junior Season
Joined lineup at mid-season and played in all 21 games during the second half of the year, finishing fifth on the team in scoring • spent a full season in school and practicing before seeing game action • made his debut against his former Bowling Green squad in the Dodge Holiday Classic (1/2) • was held scoreless against Bowling Green and then scored points in 10 straight games for the team's longest scoring streak of the season • won the team's Unsung Hero award • first goal came against Northern Michigan (1/3) in the Dodge Holiday Classic title game • scored the game-tying goal with 2:04 left in regulation of a 3-3 draw against North Dakota (1/15) • tallied a goal the following night against North Dakota in a 3-1 win (1/16) • collected three assists in a weekend sweep of Colorado College (2/19-20) • scored to break a 2-2 tie with 5:01 left in regulation in a win over Minnesota Duluth (2/26) • posted a power play goal and an assist in a 6-1 win over Wisconsin (3/7) • assisted two of team's four goals in WCHA playoff win at North Dakota (3/13) • played left wing on team's top line and earned his first letter.

2008-09 • Sophomore Season
Appeared in 18 games as a sophomore at Bowling Green during the first half of the season, collecting one goal and four assists for five points.

2007-08 • Freshman Season
Named to the CCHA all-rookie team after totaling 15 goals and 16 assists for 31 points as a freshman at Bowling Green • ranked second on the team in scoring and played in 38 of the team's 39 games • scored two first period goals in leading team to a 4-2 win over Miami (1/4) • notched two goals and an assist in a 5-2 win over Ohio State (2/1) • scored both of his team's goals in a 3-2 loss at Michigan (12/8).

High School
Led the USHL in goals scored and ranked third in points in 2006-07, notching 34 goals and 38 assists for 72 points in 58 games with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders • named first-team all-USHL • totaled five goals and three assists for eight points in six playoff games • finished with 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 points in 58 games during 2005-06 • teammate of current Gophers Kevin Wehrs and Kent Patterson.

Personal
Major is Business and Marketing Education • son of Ed and Patti Cepis • born December 21, 1987.

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