#7 T.J. Roo
2015-16 / Freshman
Appeared in 12 games his rookie campaign... Recorded one assist on the season... Made his Beaver debut at North Dakota (10/17/15), recording two shots on goal... Posted an assist for his first collegiate point at Ferris State (12/5/15)... Had a season-high three shots on goal twice, last at Bowling Green (3/12/16)... Had 16 shots on goal.
Prior to BSU
Roo comes to Bemidji State after one season with the Fargo Force of the USHL. In 60 games the forward accumulated 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points. A key to the Force's power-play unit, Roo netted 10 points (5g-5a) on the man advantage. Fargo was 8-5 when he scored a goal, which included a game-winner March 13, 2015 versus Team USA. Roo finished the season with three multi-point efforts. Fargo finished the 2014-15 with an overall record of 26-28-6 to sit sixth in the USHL's Western Conference standings. Roo was teammates with fellow freshmen Eichstadt and Billett, and was coached by current BSU Assistant coach Travis Winter with the Aberdeen Wings of the NAHL in 2013-14. He collected 54 points (22g-32a) in 56 games for the Wings and ranked among the league's top 10 scorers. He posted five game-winning goals and was a critical piece of the Wing's power-play unit netting five power-play goals and assisting on 15. For his performance Roo was named as the NAHL's 2013-14 Rookie of the Year. His connection to BSU doesn't stop at Winter. His father, Jim Roo, was a member of the Beavers' blueline from 1981-86. He piled up 34 points (7g-27a) in 92 games for BSU and was a member of two of the Beavers' national championship teams. Roo played high school hockey for Totino-Grace High School, where he logged 231 points (86g-145a) between 2009-2013 and was a finalist for Mr. Hockey Minnesota in 2013.
Taylor Roo was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to James and Karen Roo on April 30, 1994... T.J. is still deciding on a major... Father, Jim, played defense for BSU from 1981-86.
Goals: 1, 3x, last Minnesota State (Nov. 11, 2017); Assists: 1, 2x last vs. Minnesota State (Feb. 24, 2017); Points: 1, 5x, last vs Minnesota State (Nov. 11, 2017); SOG: 3, 4x, last vs Minnesota State (Nov. 11, 2017); PIM: 2, 3x, last vs. Northern Michigan (3/3/17).