20 - John Houston
John Houston
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: So.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Youngstown (Ohio)
Position: D
Previous Team: Janesville Jets (NAHL)
gp 27
p 7
g 1
a 6
pim 26
+/- +10

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 10 at University of Southern Maine L, 6-3
Feb 11 at University of New England W, 7-4
Feb 15 St. Michael's College W, 5-0
Feb 16 Norwich University L, 4-2
Feb 23 University of New England W, 5-2
Mar 1 vs. Babson College L, 4-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 18
Points 7 5
Goals 1 1
Assists 6 4
PIM 26 22
+/- +10 +4
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 26 17
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Nov 2 at New England College W, 4-1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 3 St. Anselm College L, 5-4 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 10 UMass Dartmouth W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 Castleton State College L, 5-4 0 0 0 6 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 17 Skidmore College T, 4-4 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 20 Framingham State University W, 9-4 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 24 vs. Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 7-4 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 25 vs. University of New England W, 5-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 30 University of New England W, 4-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 University of Southern Maine W, 5-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 Wentworth Institute of Technology W, 5-2 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 6 Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) W, 6-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 at Norwich University L, 6-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 at St. Michael's College W, 10-3 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 15 Southern New Hampshire University W, 3-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 18 at St. Anselm College W, 3-1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 New England College W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 25 at Babson College W, 7-5 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 Babson College T, 2-2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 1 at Skidmore College W, 6-4 1 1 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 2 at Castleton State College W, 2-1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 10 at University of Southern Maine L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 11 at University of New England W, 7-4 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 St. Michael's College W, 5-0 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 Norwich University L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 23 University of New England W, 5-2 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 1 vs. Babson College L, 4-3 0 0 0 2 +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
2014-15 4 0 1 1 4 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Total 74 2 18 20 72 +35 0 0 0 0 0 0 76
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 27 1 6 7 26 +10 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
Conference 18 1 4 5 22 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -

Home 15 0 2 2 10 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Away 9 1 3 4 12 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Neutral 3 0 1 1 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

Wins 19 1 6 7 14 +12 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Losses 6 0 0 0 10 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Ties 2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

November 9 0 2 2 12 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
December 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
January 9 0 2 2 6 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
February 7 1 2 3 6 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
March 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0