#29 Jared Beers
Earned one monogram during his Notre Dame career – as a freshman in 2010-11 … saw action in five games in 2011-12 and eight in 2012-13 … returned to the lineup during the second semester of his senior year (2013-14) and played in 16 games … known for his smart, consistent defensive style … played in 54 career games with one goal and six assists for seven points … one of four senior defensemen – along with Stephen Johns, Kevin Lind and Shayne Taker – on the Irish blue line during 2013-14 … joined the Irish after playing one season with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the United States Hockey League (USHL) where he was a teammate of Irish forward and 2014 graduate Jeff Costello … one of four players in the program[apos]s history from the South Bend area to play at Notre Dame, joining Mike McNeill `84-[apos]88 (South Bend), Tommy Smith `88-[apos]89 (South Bend) and Cary Nemeth `93-[apos]94 (Granger) in the program[apos]s 46-year history.
AS A SENIOR: Returned to the Notre Dame roster during the second half of the 2013-14 campaign … played in 16 games in the second half beginning on Jan. 25 versus Northeastern and did not miss a game the remainder of the season … did not pick up a point … recorded five shots on goal and did not pick up a penalty … was +2 on the year … played in all six postseason games.
AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in eight games for the Irish during the 2012-13 campaign … saw action versus Maine (Oct. 12), Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 18), at Northern Michigan (Oct. 26), versus Western Michigan (Nov. 4), at Michigan (Nov. 15-16), versus Lake Superior State (Dec. 1) and Michigan State (Dec. 7) … did not pick up a point in those games, recording three shots on goal and one penalty for two minutes … was -1 on the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in five games for the Irish during the 2011-12 campaign … recorded no points and was even for the season … had just one shot on goal … saw action in games versus Ohio State (Oct. 15), at Bowling Green (Oct. 29), at Lake Superior (Nov. 26), versus Boston University (Dec. 31) and at Miami (Feb. 18) … did not play in any postseason games.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 25 games in his rookie year … scored one goal and added six assists for seven points … did not have any penalties … was +4 on the season … made his Notre Dame debut on Oct. 10 versus Boston University in the championship game of the Warrior Ice Breaker Classic … picked up first assist and first two-point (2a) game in 6-3 win at Bowling Green (Nov. 6) … had one assist in each game of the series at Michigan (Nov. 12-13) for a three-game point streak (0g, 4a) … scored first collegiate goal on Feb. 19 in 5-1 win at Bowling Green … played in four postseason games and had no points.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Novi High School in Novi, Mich., while playing for the Honeybaked AAA program … spent his freshman and sophomore years at Culver Military Academy where he was a teammate of fellow 2014 graduate David Gerths … was a regular with Cedar Rapids in 2009-10, helping RoughRiders to a second-place finish with a 38-19-3 record … played in 46 games with four goals and 11 assists for 15 points … picked up 28 minutes in penalties … spent the 2008-09 season playing in the North American Hockey League with the Kenai River Brown Bears … named the team[apos]s most outstanding defenseman, playing in 51 games, scoring six goals with 10 assists for 16 points … had 75 minutes in penalties and three power-play goals on the year … while playing for Honeybaked AAA was named most valuable player for the Dallas Cup in 2008 … played on state championship team at Culver in 2006-07 … spent his youth as a member of the Irish Youth Hockey League (IYHL) in South Bend … full name is Jared Parker Beers … son of Jeffrey and Jeanne Beers … has one sister, Julia … born in Mishawaka, Ind. … graduated with a degree in finance from Notre Dame[apos]s Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014.
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