Janesville Jets Media Release - March 22, 2012
Former Janesville Jets goaltender David Jacobson was named the Division III Hockey Rookie of the Year by United States College Hockey Online (USCHO) media outlet. Here is the link to their article recognizing David: http://www.uscho.com/2012/03/22/jacobson-named-uscho-d-iii-rookie-of-the-year/
Playing for St. Norbert College, Jacobson was also the 2012 Div. III Frozen Four Hockey Tournament Most Outstanding Player and was named to the All-Tournament Team. Additionally, David was the only freshman this season earning American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-American honors (second team) and he also received Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) first team and NCHA All-Rookie team honors.
The Janesville Jets will salute both David Jacobson and Ross Mauermann, another former Jets player and college freshman standout, at the first Jets home playoff game this season on Friday, April 6th. Immediately after the first period of that game, the Jets will invite both David and Ross on the ice for a special ceremony for the hometown and Jets heroes. Besides being former Jets players, both young men are from Janesville and were standouts on the Janesville Bluebirds high school team. The April 6th Jets game starts at 7 PM with the box office opening at 5:45 PM. Tickets can be purchased in advanced by calling (608) 752-5387 (JETS).
Former Janesville Jets standout forward Ross Mauermann, now playing for Providence College, was earlier named to the 2012 Hockey East All-Rookie team as chosen by the 10 league head coaches.