20 - John Houston
John Houston
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Youngstown (Ohio)
Position: D
Previous Team: Janesville Jets (NAHL)
gp 19
p 2
g 0
a 2
pim 14
+/- +1

2013-14 Served as a leader along the blue line in his junior year … Played in 19 games, after being sidelined due to a mid-season injury … Totaled two assists and 15 shots … Finished with a +1 +/- rating and 14 penalty minutes … Helped the Beacons finish fourth in the ECAC East and tied for 18th overall with a 2.41 goals against average … Recorded an assist and a shot November 30 in the first round of the Manchester P.A.L./Stovepipe Classic against Johnson & Wales … Picked up an assist January 4 against Suffolk on Day One of the 49th Annual Codfish Bowl Tournament.

2012-13 Took a huge step forward into becoming one of the premier defensive players in the league … Appeared in all 27 games on the blue line … Finished the year with one goal and six assists for seven total points … Compiled a +10 +/- rating and 26 penalty minutes … Helped UMass Boston limit opponents to 3.15 goals against … Totaled 26 shots … Recorded an assist and finished with a +2 +/- rating in a 5-2 Codfish Bowl Opening Round victory over Wentworth January 5 … Tallied a season-high two points (1 G, 1 A) February 1 in a 6-4 league win over Skidmore College … Picked up an assist February 15 in a 5-0 win over St. Michael’s College ... UMass Boston finished 6-0 when he recorded a point. 

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 ... Born on July 12, 1990 ... Currently majoring in History.

 

 

Recent Games
Feb 7 University of Southern Maine W, 3-2
Feb 8 University of New England W, 4-3
Feb 14 at St. Michael's College T, 4-4
Feb 15 at Norwich University L, 5-3
Feb 22 University of New England W, 7-2
Mar 1 at Babson College L, 4-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 10
Points 2 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 2 0
PIM 14 12
+/- +1 -2
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 15 10
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Nov 2 at UMass Dartmouth W, 8-2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 8 New England College L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 9 St. Anselm College W, 4-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 22 at Castleton State College T, 4-4 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 23 at Skidmore College T, 3-3 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 30 vs. Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 3-1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 vs. University of New England W, 5-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 6 at University of New England W, 6-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 at University of Southern Maine W, 3-2 0 0 0 6 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 13 Wentworth Institute of Technology W, 9-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 4 Suffolk University W, 10-1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 Southern New Hampshire University W, 6-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 7 vs. Salem State University W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 10 Norwich University W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 St. Michael's College W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at St. Anselm College W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at New England College L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Babson College L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Babson College L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Skidmore College T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Castleton State College W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 University of Southern Maine W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 University of New England W, 4-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 14 at St. Michael's College T, 4-4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 at Norwich University L, 5-3 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 22 University of New England W, 7-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 1 at Babson College L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2011-12 24 1 9 10 28 +19 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
2012-13 27 1 6 7 26 +10 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
2013-14 19 0 2 2 14 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Total 70 2 17 19 68 +30 0 0 0 0 0 0 72
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 19 0 2 2 14 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Conference 10 0 0 0 12 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -

Home 8 0 1 1 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Away 8 0 0 0 14 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Neutral 3 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Wins 13 0 2 2 8 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Losses 3 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Ties 3 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

November 6 0 1 1 6 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
December 4 0 0 0 6 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
January 4 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
February 4 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
March 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0