Sioux Falls Stampede forward Anthony Day has committed to play collegiate hockey at Yale University and will enroll at the school in the fall of 2011.
Competing in his first USHL season, Day collected 31 points (11g, 20a) in 54 games for the Stampede in 2009-10. In just his second career USHL game, he netted two goals in the 3-0 win vs. Fargo on October 3rd, 2009. The 19-year-old from Elma, New York also scored a goal in three straight games from January 16-20.
Four other USHL players from the 2009-10 season are committed to attend Yale University; Connor Wilson (Chicago Steel), Stu Wilson (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Alex Kubiak (Green Bay Gamblers), and Clinton Bourbonais (Sioux City Musketeers).
The Yale University Bulldogs are a member of the ECAC and had 10 USHL alumni on the roster for the 2009-10 season; Sean Backman (Green Bay Gamblers), Josh Balch (Chicago Steel), Charles Brockett (Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets), Nick Jaskowiak (Tri-City Storm), Nick Maricic (Tri-City Storm), Jimmy Martin (Des Moines Buccaneers), Brian O'Neill (Chicago Steel), Dan Otto (Chicago Steel), Ryan Rondeau (Waterloo Black Hawks), and Andrew Miller (Chicago Steel).
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)