Thursday, May 30, 2013

Recruit Profile: Gage Ausmus
Previous Team:  US National Team Dev. Program Under-18 Team
Arrival at UND: Fall 2013
Position:  Defense
Birthday:  April 22nd, 1995
Hometown:  East Grand Forks, MN
Height:  6'1"
Weight:  204
Shoots:  Left

Profiles & Press Clippings:
  • Played in 66 games for the USA Hockey NTDP Under-18 Team, registering 14 points (2G, 12A) and a +22 rating.
  • In April he helped Team USA earn silver at the Under-18 World Championships in Sochi, Russia. In seven tournament games he notched a pair of assists and a +5 rating.
  • In February he & Team USA participated in the 2013 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament in Jonkoping, Sweden. He went pointless in four games as Team USA finished the tournament with a 2-2 record.
  • In November he played on Team USA's gold-medal winning team at the 2012 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament in Ann Arbor, MI. He recorded zero points in four tournament games as Team USA finished with a 3-1 record.
  • Along with fellow UND recruits Luke Johnson and Keaton Thompson, he participated in the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game September 29 in Buffalo, NY.
  • He played for the USA Hockey NTDP Under-17 Team, producing six points (2G, 4A) in 59 games.
  • Played on Team USA's silver medal winning team at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, earning All-Tournament honors.
  • Played on Team USA's undefeated gold medal winning team at the 2011 Under-17 Four Nations Cup and had one goal and two assists in four games.
  • In June of 2011 he attended USA Hockey's Select 16 Development Camp, where he earned All-Star honors. The US Hockey Report ranked him as the #16 defenseman at camp after picking up one assist in five games.
  • As a sophomore at East Grand Forks (MN-HS), he recorded 12 points (4G, 8A) in 17 games.
  • He participated in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League for Team Great Plains, registering two goals in 15 games.
  • In July he attended the USA Hockey Select 15 Development Camp where he recorded one goal in five games. USHR ranked him as the #16 defenseman at camp, calling him an "Agile, athletic, physical defensive defenseman."

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