Coulee Region forward Theisen makes NCAA DI commitment
February 1, 2016
The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Isaac Theisen has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at the Air Force Academy, members of the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA).
Theisen, 19, is in his second full season playing for the Chill in the NAHL. The native of Munroe, Michigan, leads the Chill in scoring so far this season with 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) in 35 games played.
“The staff here is excited for Isaac to attend the Air Force Academy. He has worked extremely hard to get where he is at and Air Force will be getting a smart and driven player. Isaacs road just shows what this league can do for you. After having 15 points through 56 games in his first season, Isaac has come back and put up 30 already in 34 games. This just shows the path he is on and we are excited to see him continually grow,” said Chill head coach AJ Degenhardt.
Last season, Theisen (6’1/170) had 15 points in 56 games played. Overall in his NAHL career, he has recorded 45 points in 91 career games.
Theisen was selected to play in the 2016 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Midwest team, however, because of this commitment, he has been replaced by teammate and forward Alex Lambacher.
Theisen’s younger brother Colin Theisen, is also committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Dartmouth College. They are two of the four players on the roster who have NCAA Division I commitments to date.