Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Bobcats' Olson Chosen For USHL's Lancers

Press Release

SYOSSET, N.Y. -- Former New York Bobcats defenseman Trey Olson has officially been named to the Omaha Lancers 2013-14 roster in the United States Hockey League (USHL).  The USHL is USA Hockey's only Tier I Junior hockey league in operation.
Olson participated in Omaha’s 2013 Tryout Camp in early June out in Ralston, Neb., and was told at the conclusion of the camp that he made the team.  "It's an honor to be able to play for my hometown team," said the Nebraska native.  "I grew up going to Lancer games and its been a dream of mine to play for them so to finally have this opportunity is an amazing feeling. I have a lot of hard work and training to do this summer so that I can be even better prepared for the fall."

Olson appeared in 
33 games for the Bobcats in 2012-13 and collected 11 assists. 

“We could not be more proud of Trey.  He had big aspirations and worked hard at camp to even earn this opportunity with the Lancers,” said Assistant General Manager and Assistant Coach of the Bobcats, Craig Doremus.  “The USHL is the premier junior hockey league in the country and we are glad that we continue to send our players there.”

The 5’10, 175-lbs defenseman is no stranger to the Lancers’ organization either.  Omaha selected Olson with the 56th overall pick back in the 2010 USHL Futures Draft. 

"I owe all the thanks to the Bobcats orginization since they gave me the chance to
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