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Jacob Cepis

Jacob Cepis

Team Number: 17
Birth Date: 12/21/1987
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 170lbs.
Position: Forward
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Jacob Cepis was born on December 21, 1987. He grew up in Parma, Ohio and managed to maintain a 3.67 GPA during his high school years while balancing schoolwork and serious hockey time.

At ages 14, 15, and 16, Jacob Cepis played for the U.S. Olympic festival team. In 2003-2004 Jacob Cepis joined the Cleveland Junior Barons, an NAHL team. During the 2004-2005 season, Jacob Cepis scored 22 goals and completed 27 assists.

The USHL was Jacob Cepis' next stop. He joined the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders for two seasons, starting in 2005 and ending in 2007. During that time, he racked up a total of 46 goals and 55 assists. He was made a first-team all USHL player in recognition of his strong, consistent performance over the years.

And then it was on to the NCAA. Bowling Green State University came calling, and Jacob Cepis signed on in 2007. He selected the Bowling Green State Falcons over Michigan, Princeton, Yale, and Western Michigan because the coach promised him lots of playing time. Jacob Celis played a lot in 2007-2008, scoring 15 goals. But by 2008-2009, he was no longer on the active roster and was no longer happy with the school or team. A transfer was in order, and he picked the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team.

In the 2009-10 Golden Gopher season, Jacob Cepis playing in all 21 games during the second half of the year. By the end, Jacob was ranked 5th on the team in scoring. In dramatic fashion, he made his debut for the Gophers against his former squad in the Dodge Holiday Classic. Jacob Cepis earned his first letter with the Gophers his junior season.

Though Jacob Cepis is a smaller player, he is dynamic on the ice and should help the Golden Gophers with their play. Support Jacob Cepis in all his accomplishments, purchase your Minnesota Gophers hockey tickets today!

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