Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Anthony Walsh commits to Yale

Press Release

The Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) are pleased to announce that defenseman Anthony Walsh has committed to Yale University of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Bulldogs are coached by Keith Allain who enters his eight season behind the bench.

Walsh returned to the Gamblers this season after appearing in 12 games last season registering a goal. The Burr Ridge Illinois natives spent the majority of the 2012-13 campaign playing for Chicago Mission U-18 tallying 14 goals and 30 assists. He also appeared in two games with the Gamblers in 2011-12. Walsh was selected by the Gamblers in the 2010 USHL Futures Draft.

Walsh becomes the 19th Gambler on the 2013-2014 squad to commit to a NCAA Division I institution. Others include forwards Kevin Irwin (Vermont), Brent Gates Jr. (Notre Dame), Fredrik Olofsson (Colorado College) Ryan Siroky (Miami), Gavin Stoick (Cornell), Sebastian Weberg (Colgate) Matt Weis (Ohio State), Evan Tironese (RPI) Drew Best (Vermont), Ryan Lough (St. Lawrence), Aaron O’Neill (New Hampshire), Nick Schmaltz (North Dakota), Dawson Cook (Notre Dame) defensemen, R.J. Gicewicz (St. Lawrence), Matt Nelson (Princeton), Jake Linhart (Wisconsin), Jordan Gross (Notre Dame) and goaltender Cam Hackett (Cornell).

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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