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Jared Wilson

School

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Position
Defenseman
Major
Business and Management

Classroom

Jared Wilson is a three-time ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection with multiple Dean’s List honors and a cumulative 3.79 grade-point average.

Character

Wilson is a captain of 2017-18 Engineers after being a leader on the blue over his first three seasons. He worked closely with the transition to new Head Coach Dave Smith.

Community

Wilson led a four-day bonding trip to Britt, Ontartio, where the Engineers spent time cleaning up the area, crushing cans and building picnic tables.

Competition

Wilson led the nation in goals by a defenseman with 11 during the 2016-17 season. He also recorded six assists for 17 points, while playing in all 37 games for RPI. He was second on the team with 56 blocked shots and had an ECAC Hockey-best shooting percentage of 13.9 percent.