Grippo commits for the 2021-2022 season!

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Jake Grippo to our 2021-2022 recruiting class. Grippo, a 5’8” 160 lbs. forward from Dekalb, Illinois previously playing for Cyclones.

Former Coach Tom Baginski commented, “Jake has had a very productive career as a Cyclone. He has worked very hard to develop himself into a complete player at both ends of the ice. He also displayed  extraordinary  leadership skills as one our midget team captains.


Grippo stated “I’m excited to be playing at the college level and playing with one of my old teammates as a bantam!”

Player: Jake Grippos

Hometown: Dekalb,IL

DOB: 11/20/2002

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 160 lbs.

Previous team: Cyclones

Position: Forward