6 Jake Parenteau  
Jake Parenteau

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Franconia, Minn.

High School:
Chisago Lakes

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 198

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
06/10/1989

Club:
Alaska - NAHL


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2012-13 • Junior Season:Appeared in 35 games as a junior in 2012-13 • posted career highs this season in points (9), assists (7) and plus/minus (+15) while matching his best season numbers in goals (2) • tied for the team lead with a +17 rating during the regular season • picked up his first point of the season with an assist on a Kyle Rau goal vs. Canisius. It was the lone goal of the game. (10/28) • collected his second point of the season with an assist at Vermont (11/23) • recorded the primary assist on Erik Haula's game-winning goal at the Mariucci Classic against Air Force (12/29) • assisted on a goal for the second-straight night to help the Gophers defeat Boston College and capture the Mariucci Classic title (12/30) • assisted on a Seth Ambroz goal in the first period against Alaska Anchorage (1/12) • scored his first goal of the season against rival North Dakota (1/19) • registered a secondary assist on Sam Warning's goal in the third period against Denver (3/2) • netted his second goal of the season and assisted on another goal in a 5-1 victory at Bemidji State (3/9) • All-WCHA Academic Team honoree.

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Skated in 39 games and had two goals and six assists • took only two minor penalties all season • blocked 37 shots• made his season debut against Sacred Heart (10/8) • recorded his first career point, an assist, against Niagara (12/30) • had one assist and was +3 at North Dakota (1/14) • recorded his first penalty of the season (cross-checking) against Colorado College (1/21) after playing his first 22 games of the season without taking a penalty • scored his first career goal as a Gopher in overtime at Nebraska Omaha (2/24) to give Minnesota a 3-2 come-from-behind win • scored the second goal of his career against Boston University (3/24) in the NCAA West Regional semifinals.

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Played in eight games • team was 4-3-1 when he was in the lineup • never went more than five games without playing • took one shot and blocked two shots in collegiate debut (2-1 win) against St. Cloud State (10/24) • missed both Wisconsin games (Nov. 5-6) after being diagnosed with mononucleosis on Nov. 3 • was medically cleared to play and accompanied the team to Michigan Tech (11/19 and 11/20) but did not see any game action • was +1 against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (12/12), which was his first game action since Nov. 26 against Michigan State • played in his first game since Dec. 12 when he suited up at No. 2 North Dakota (1/15) • was +1 and earned five penalty minutes against Michigan Tech (2/26).

High School: Played two seasons with the Alaska Avalanche of the NAHL • head coach was Brian Huebel • tied for the NAHL lead in points for a defenseman in 2009-10 with 47 (16g-31a) and led defensemen in goals in each of his two years in the league • became highest scoring defenseman in franchise history with 68 points and became first Avalanche player to earn All-NAHL honors • helped lead the team to its first two playoff appearances • played 2007-08 season for the St. Paul Lakers of the MNJHL and won the team's Rookie of the Year award, tallying 37 points • earned four varsity letters at Chisago Lakes High School • was an all-conference honoree in his senior season.

Personal: Plans to major in sport management • lists hobbies as fishing, hunting, golfing, and spending time with family and friends • most memorable sports experience was playing hockey in Wasilla, Alaska for the NAHL's Alaska Avalanche for two years • father, Tom, and uncle, Mike Anderson, both played hockey for the Gophers in the early 1980s • sister, Lexy, playedhockey at Bemidji State from 2006-10, while cousin, Casey, skated for St. Lawrence University from 2006-09 • son of Tom and Shellee Parenteau • born June 10, 1989.