NAHL defenseman Weiss makes NCAA DI commitment
August 28, 2015
Former Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees, Minnesota Wilderness and Minnesota Magicians defenseman Jack Weiss has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks (UAF). Alaska-Fairbanks are members of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA).
Weiss, 21, just completed his second season playing in the NAHL and split time this past season with both Rio Grande Valley and the Minnesota Wilderness. The native of Bloomington, Minnesota, played the first 16 games of the season for the Wilderness and was traded in mid-November to Rio Grande Valley.
In 34 games played with the Killer Bees, Weiss (5’11/170) had six assists and was a +2. In 16 games with the Wilderness, Weiss had three assists and was -5.
During the 2013-14 season, Weiss played in 55 games with the Minnesota Magicians and recorded a goal and six assists.
“Jack is certainly an NCAA Division I caliber player and I could not be more proud of him,” stated former Rio Grande Valley and current Aston head coach Joe Coombs. “He worked hard and deserves this commitment.”
Weiss stated on Twitter, “Extremely honored and humbled to announce my commitment to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Thanks to everyone who helped along the way!”