Here are the latest college commitments from the last week.
Cornell received a commitment from right winger John Knisley. He will be on the campus for the fall of 2011. Last season with Pittsford High School, he had 20 goals and 24 assists. On Chris Heisenburg site he lists him as playing for the Syracuse Stars of the Empire Junior Hockey League this season. He's Cornell's first commitment for the 2011-2012 season.
Yale received a commitment from goaltender Jeff Malcolm who plays for the Quesnel Millionaires of the British Columbia Hockey League. So far this season, he's 3-3, with a 2.85 goals against average and a .914 save percentage. Yale also has Nick Marici comming in next year. He will be the netminder with the Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League.
Another ECAC school, Colgate, got a commitment from defenseman Thomas Larkin who plays for Phillips Exter. His stats are unavailable from last season.
Out in the Mid West, Miami University, got a commitment from Curtis McKenzie who's a left winger with the Penticton Vees of the British Columbia Hockey League. Early on this season, he has three goals and four assists in four contests.
Wade Epp, a 6'5 defenseman, committed to Northern Michigan. So far with the Drumheller Dragons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, he has a goal and two assists on seven matches this season.
Cody Strang has committed to Wisconsin for either the 2010 or 2011 season. Last season with Madison Edgewood, Strang had 10 goals and 24 assists in 14 games.
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