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Goalie Jared Whale Commits to UNH Out of Switch Portal

Jared Whale (G)
2024 UNH Switch

“Whale seems greater than his 5’11” body and does a great job of studying performs.” Impartial Zone, January, 2022

Jared Whale

Goalie, 6’0″, 185 lbs. Catches Left
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
DOB: November 1, 2002; 21 years, 5 months
Impartial Zone Score: 3.25 out of 5 Stars
2023-24 Staff: College of Alaska-Anchorage (Unbiased)
Dedicated to UNH on April 6, 2024 at Age 21 years, 5 months.

NCAA Spotlight Reel

Within the 2023-24 season, Jared Whale was the #1 goalie for the College of Alaska-Anchorage. He began in 24 of the Seawolves’ 34 video games and compiled a document of 10-12-1 (2.67 GAA, .909 Save%). Whale shutout two prime 10 NCAA groups in away video games. He made 32 saves in opposition to #9 Windfall in a 2-0 win and 41 saves in opposition to #6 Wisconsin in a 1-0 victory. This spotlight reel from the College of Wisconsin recreation exhibits his most excellent saves:


I had a possibility to interview Jared Whale, through electronic mail, about his hockey profession and dedication to UNH:

Mike Lowry: (1) Congratulations in your dedication to play for the College of New Hampshire. Since March thirty first, 140 freshman, sophomore and junior hockey gamers have entered the switch portal. Why did you take into account transferring from the College of Alaska-Anchorage?

Jared Whale: The principle motive I wished to switch from UAA was as a result of I wished to hitch a convention and be concerned in convention play. I missed competing in these large playoff and standings video games that we weren’t in a position to get in Anchorage. To me there was no higher convention to hitch than Hockey East in that sense as a result of it’s identified for its very aggressive nature.

Mike Lowry: How did you turn into thinking about UNH? What are the primary causes you selected UNH?

Jared Whale: I’ve identified about UNH since I used to be round 13-14 and thought that it will be a fantastic spot to go and play. When UNH reached out I began my analysis on their historical past and tradition and located the way in which I approached hockey matched effectively with the way in which UNH ran their program.

As effectively, once I was speaking to different gamers I do know which have both performed for or in UNH all of them mentioned it was among the finest atmospheres in faculty hockey. I used to be additionally an enormous fan of the campus and the educational packages and Alumni packages UNH has to supply for my life after hockey.

Lowry: If you renewed the recruiting course of, what faculty packages, aside from UNH, did you take into account? Which of them made a suggestion to you?

Whale: After I went within the portal I did have curiosity from different colleges, they have been all nice alternatives and packages. It made the choice actually powerful, however on the finish of the day I wished to play in Hockey East for UNH!

Lowry: At this stage in your hockey growth, what are the strengths of your recreation? What areas are you making an attempt to enhance?

Whale: The strengths to my recreation are my means to learn and anticipate the play, I additionally transfer round my crease very well giving me the flexibility to make troublesome saves look simpler. I wish to implement somewhat sooner restoration time and to maneuver on my toes extra. I might additionally like to enhance my puck dealing with so I could make life simpler for the defensemen.

Lowry: Did you’ve gotten a possibility to observe the 2023-24 UNH crew play? If that’s the case, how do you assume you possibly can assist the crew once you be part of it?

Whale: I used to be in a position to watch a pair UNH video games proper on the finish of the season. I will give UNH an opportunity to win each time I’m in aim and doubtless steal a pair large wins on prime of that as effectively.

Impartial Zone Scouting Report

USHL Recreation Report, October, 2023

“Whale saved his crew within the recreation, however finally gave up a late aim on a deflected shot. Making 37 stops on 40 photographs, Jared confirmed good composure in a recreation that was closely managed by Fort McMurray. Whale seems greater than his 5’11” body and does a great job of studying performs. He might want to work on his depth administration with potential tip threats. This will give him extra consciousness and a greater probability to make saves on deflected and tipped pucks.”

School & Junior Hockey Statistics

Participant Season Staff League GP Win Loss Tie GAA SV% SO
Jared Whale (G) 2023-24 Alaska-Anchorage Ind. 24 10 12 1 2.67 .909 2
2022-23 Alaska-Anchorage Ind. 7 1 6 0 4.14 .899 0
2021-22 Olds Grizzlys AJHL 25 3 19 2 4.61 .883 0
Brooks Bandits AJHL 9 8 1 0 1.67 .932 2
2020-21 Brooks Bandits AJHL 10 8 1 0 1.65 .912 1
2019-20 Drumheller Dragons AJHL 1 1 0 0 4.00 .897 0



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