MUSKEGON, Michigan (December 2nd) – The Muskegon Lumberjacks are proud to announce that Forward Cooper Marody has made his college commitment to play for the University of Michigan out of the Big Ten Conference following his junior career.
Marody, the Brighton, Michigan native, is currently in his first season with the Lumberjacks and ranks tied for second on the team with 16 points (5 goals and 11 assists) to go along with a plus-six rating in 23 games played. Additionally, his 11 assists rank him tied for the team lead in that statistical category.
“Ever since I was growing up, I’ve always wanted to play at Michigan,” said Marody. “My life-long dream of becoming a Wolverine and playing for coach (Red) Berenson has finally come true.”
Prior to joining the Lumberjacks, Marody played last season for Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (Michigan) High School leading the team with 42 points (19 goals and 23 assists) in 26 games played as a sophomore. Marody’s 19 goals and 23 assists also led the Eaglets and was a 2012-13 Division One First Team All-State selection by the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches’ Association (MHSHCA).
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)