20 - John Houston
John Houston
Born: 07/12/1990
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Youngstown (Ohio)
Position: D
Previous Team: Janesville Jets (NAHL)

2011-12 Provided a huge boost to the Beacons blue line and power play … Skated in 25 of the team’s 26 contests … Finished amongst the top 20 in the ECAC East amongst defenseman and freshman in scoring … Registered one goal and a Beacons defensive high 11 assists … Led all Beacons skaters with a +20 +/- rating … Tallied 32 shots and 32 penalty minutes on 16 penalties … Recorded his first career assist November 5 in a 4-3 loss to New England College … Tallied assists in three straight contests between December 8 and January 7 …Netted his first collegiate goal on December 3 in the Beacons’ 8-3 win over the University of New England … Registered an assist in UMass’ 3-2 loss at Skidmore College in the ECAC East Quarterfinals on February 25.   

High School/Personal Played hockey and lacrosse at Ursuline High School in Youngstown, Ohio ... Named conference Rookie of the Year ... Has one brother Jacob ... Son of Jeff and Kathy ...Currently majoring in History ... Born onJuly 12, 1990.