Monday, October 21, 2013

Eagles forward Russell signs with Brown University

Press Release

Surrey Eagles forward Braeden Russell has secured his NCAA future at Ivy League Brown University for next season.

The 20-year-old native of Oakville, Ont. is averaging a point per game for the Eagles and sits fourth in team scoring.

Russell is the fourth BCHLer to commit to Brown this season along with teammate Philippe Johnansson, West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Ben Tegtmeyer and Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Josh McArdle.

Brown University is located in Providence, Rhode Island and the Bears hockey program competes in the NCAA Div. I Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (ECAC).

Former BCHL players currently on the roster include Coquitlam Express grads Massimo Lamacchia and Zach Pryzbek, Langley Chiefs grad Dennis Robertson, Nanaimo Clippers grad Kyle Kramer and Merritt Centennials grads Brandon Pfeil and Tyler Steel. 

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