Penn State claims 5-2 victory on Friday against US National U18 Team
AS A JUNIOR AT PENN STATE IN 2012-13 Assistant captain ... Appeared in 22 games ... Missed five games due to injury ... Tied for seventh on the team in points (9) and finished eighth in assists (7) ... Led the team's defensemen with 47 shots ... Assisted on the program's first goal against American International Oct. 12 ... Recorded a three-game point-scoring streak Oct. 26-Nov. 3 (1g, 3a) ... Notched a season-high two points, including the game-winning goal, against Sacred Heart Oct. 27 ... Collected his second three-game point-scoring streak Dec. 7-Dec. 11 (1g, 2a) ... Collected an assist against Vermont Jan. 19.
AS A FRESHMAN AT MERCYHURST IN 2010-11 Appeared in 36 games with Mercyhurst of Atlantic Hockey during the 2010-11 season ... Ranked second among team's defensemen with 16 points (2g, 14a).
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE Appeared in 33 games with Penn State's American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I club team in 2011-12 ... Collected six goals and 20 assists ... In 2009-10, played in 57 regular-season games with the United States Hockey League's Tri-City Storm ... Led team's defensemen with seven goals and 20 assists ... Named the club's top defenseman ... Skated in three playoff games ... Was teammates with Kenny Brooks ... Appeared in 35 regular-season contests with the league's Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in 2008-09 ... Collected one assist ... Played in one postseason game ... Member of Minnetonka High School boys' ice hockey team for four years (2004-08) ... Earned an all-conference accolade ... Garnered the state's Hobey Baker Award for character as a senior.
PERSONAL Son of David and Kristin Jensen ... Father, David, who played collegiately at Minnesota, was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team and appeared in 18 games over three seasons with the NHL's Minnesota North Stars ... Uncle, Paul, played with Team USA at the 1976 Olympics and was a defenseman for Michigan Tech ... Cousin, Joe, played collegiately at St. Cloud State and appeared in six games with the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes in 2007-08 ... Has a brother, Beau, who played on the Iowa State club ice hockey team, and a sister, Maddi ... Majoring in business, finance and energy ... Born April 27, 1990.