Wilderness forward May makes NCAA Division I commitment
May 28, 2014
An appearance playing at the 2014 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament helped Minnesota Wilderness forward Johno May secure an NCAA Division I commitment.
The Minnesota Wilderness, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are very pleased to announce that forward Johno May has made his NCAA Division I commitment to American International college (AIC). American International College (AIC) competes in the highly competitive Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) and is located in Springfield, Mass.
May (6’4/190), a 20-year-old from Mahtomedi, Minnesota is the sixth player from the NAHL Wilderness organization to make a NCAA Division I commitment. May played 50 games with the Wilderness this past season. As a foreword he had 9 goals, 18 assists and was +13.
May was selected to play in the 2014 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for Team Midwest. 2013-14 was May's second in the NAHL. In 2012-13, May played for both the Bismarck Bobcats and Janesville Jets. He also had success playing in the NA3HL for the Minnesota Flying Aces where he had 14 points in 12 games played. Overall, May has played in 78 career NAHL regular season games and recorded 36 points.
”Playing Division I hockey has always been a goal of mine, and being able to move on to that level while also receiving an exceptional education at AIC is even better. I appreciate and am thankful to Coach Wright for giving me this great opportunity," said May.
"I wouldn’t have this opportunity if not for Coach Millen. He gave me a chance to be a part of the Wilderness and he dedicated himself to making me, along with every guy on the team, a better hockey player and person each day," continued May.
“We are happy for Johno on his commitment to AIC. He was a big part of our success last season. We wish him good luck and we expect him to do well," said Wilderness head coach Corey Millen.