#10 Notre Dame Hockey defeated USA U18 in overtime in a shootout on (Oct 07, 2012 at Notre Dame, Ind.)
Will look to have a bounce back season as a junior in 2012-13 ... after earning a monogram as a freshman in 2010-11, saw action in just five games as a sophomore ... will look to break into Notre Dame's top six on defense in 2012-13 ... has the ability to play at this level ... as a rookie, played a smart, consistent defensive style ... smart player with the puck ... will look to play a more physical game ... did not score a point in his five games as a sophomore ... has played in 30 career games with one goal and six assists for seven points ... one of four juniors on the Irish blue line along with Stephen Johns, Kevin Lind and Shayne Taker ... joined the Irish after playing one season with the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders of the United States Hockey League where he was a teammate of Irish forward Jeff Costello ... becomes the fourth South Bend-area player to play at Notre Dame, joining Mike McNeill `84-'88 (South Bend), Tommy Smith `88-'89 (South Bend) and Cary Nemeth `93-'94 (Granger) in the program's 44-year history ... one of 17 players on the Irish roster to have played in the USHL and one of five to have seen action in the North American Hockey League (NAHL), joining senior Mike Johnson (St. Louis), fellow juniors Joe Rogers (Albert Lea) and Mike Voran (Wenatchee) and sophomore Eric Johnson (Wenatchee) ... teammates with three fellow juniors during his hockey career - Voran (Honeybaked), David Gerths (Culver Academy) and Costello (Cedar Rapids) ... joined the Irish in the summer of 2010.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in five games for the Irish during the 2011-12 campaign ... recorded no points and was even for the season ... had just one shot on goal ... saw action in games versus Ohio State (Oct. 15), at Bowling Green (Oct. 29), at Lake Superior (Nov. 26), versus Boston University (Dec. 31) and at Miami (Feb. 18) ... did not play in any postseason games.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 25 games in his rookie year ... scored one goal and added six assists for seven points ... did not have any penalties ... was +4 on the season ... made his Notre Dame debut on Oct. 10 versus Boston University in the championship game of the Warrior Ice Breaker Classic ... picked up first assist and first two-point (2a) game in 6-3 win at Bowling Green (Nov. 6) ... had one assist in each game of the series at Michigan (Nov. 12-13) for a three-game point streak (0g, 4a) ... scored first collegiate goal on Feb. 19 in 5-1 win at Bowling Green ... played in four postseason games and had no points.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Novi High School in Novi, Mich., while playing for the Honeybaked AAA program ... spent his freshman and sophomore years at Culver Military Academy where he was a teammate of current Irish junior David Gerths ... was a regular with Cedar Rapids in 2009-10, helping Rough Riders to a second-place finish with a 38-19-3 record ... played in 46 games with four goals and 11 assists for 15 points ... picked up 28 minutes in penalties ... spent the 2008-09 season playing in the North American Hockey League with the Kenai River Brown Bears ... named the team's most outstanding defenseman, playing in 51 games, scoring six goals with 10 assists for 16 points ... had 75 minutes in penalties and three power-play goals on the year ... while playing for Honeybaked AAA was named most valuable player for the Dallas Cup in 2008 ... played on state championship team at Culver in 2006-07 ... spent his youth as a member of the Irish Youth Hockey League (IYHL) in South Bend ... full name is Jared Parker Beers ... son of Jeffrey and Jeanne Beers ... has one sister, Julia ... born in Mishawaka, Ind. ... finance major in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.