11 - Jake Youso
Jake Youso
Height: 6-0
Weight: 191
Year: Fr.
Hometown: International Falls, Minn.
High School: Owatonna Express (NAHL)
Position: F

BEFORE HOLY CROSS:
• Played for the Waterloo Blackhawks of the United States Hockey League (USHL) in 2010-2011 for coach P.K. O’Handley, recording one goal and four assists for five points in 23 games
• Also played 19 games for the Owatonna Express of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) for coach Chuck Linkenheld in 2010-2011, posting eight goals and 14 assists for 22 points, including three goals and two assists in four playoff appearances
• In the 2009-2010 season he recorded 23 goals and 26 assists for 49 points in 62 games with the Owatonna Express for coach Pat Cullen
• A three-year member of the varsity hockey team at International Falls High School for coach John Prettyman, serving as team captain in 2008
• Scored 95 goals and had 77 assists for 172 career points
• Named the 2008 Duluth News Tribune Player of the Year, while earning 2008 second team Associated Press All-State accolades
• Also a 2008 Minnesota Mr. Hockey candidate and a 2007 U.S. U-18 Ivan Hlinka Tournament participant
• Five-year member and two-year captain of the varsity golf team
• Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL:
• Son of Brian and Laurie Youso
• Has one brother (Matt)
• Brother, Matt, also played for the Owatonna Express
• Grandfather, Frank Youso, played professional football for the New York Giants (1958-1960), Minnesota Vikings (1961-1962) and Oakland Raiders (1963-1965)
• Has not yet declared a major