Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Biggs Commits to Miami University

Press Release

Forward Tyler Biggs of Team USA has committed to play collegiate hockey at Miami University.

The 16-year-old has collected four points (2g, 2a) in 13 USHL games while playing for the Under-17 squad of Team USA this season. The native of Cincinnati, Ohio scored a goal in his first USHL game on October 2nd.

Four other current USHL players are committed to attend Miami University; Shane Berschbach (Indiana Ice), Max Cook (Indiana Ice), Alex Wideman (Indiana Ice), and Cody Murphy (Tri-City Storm).

Located in Oxford, Ohio, the Miami University RedHawks are a member of the CCHA and finished last season as the NCAA Final Four runner-up. The RedHawks have 16 former USHL players on the roster this season; Carter Camper (Lincoln Stars), Pat Cannone (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Joe Hartman (Indiana Ice), Garrett Kennedy (Indiana Ice), Vincent LoVerde (Waterloo Black Hawks), Andy Miele (Chicago Steel), Jarod Palmer (Tri-City Storm), Cameron Schilling (Indiana Ice), Steve Spinell (Fargo Force), Gary Steffes (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Patrick Tiesling (Sioux Falls Stampede), Matt Tomassoni (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Trent Vogelhuber (Des Moines Buccaneers), Will Weber (Chicago Steel), Chris Wideman (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), and Tommy Wingels (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders).

(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at fourniern@students.nescom.edu)

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know how long Tyler Biggs played in Canada for?

Anonymous said...

One season, 2008-2009, in the OHL is all I know of.

Nathan Fournier said...

You mean the GTHL with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens I believe

Andrew said...

glad to have him here in oxford. hopefully we'll make it to the frozen four again and if its in the cards welcome him to a national championship team. GO HAWKS!!!