Odessa forward Sacco makes NCAA DI commitment
January 23, 2019
The Odessa Jackalopes of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are proud to announce that forward Michael Sacco has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the United States Military Academy (Army) at West Point in Atlantic Hockey starting in 2020.
The 5’7/170 lbs. native of Syosset, New York, Sacco is in his first year with the North American Hockey league and has accumulated 16 points (5 goals, 11 assists) in 28 games played for the Jackalopes this season. This currently ranks him among to the top ten scorers for the Jacks this year.
"Obviously we are pretty excited, with him living so close to West Point. He brings a different look to Army, He's excited, were excited for him and happy he will be with us for another year," said Jackalopes head coach Greg Gatto.
"I'd like to thank my family for the sacrifices they made and my coaches and teammates for pushing me every day to become a better person and player," said Sacco.
Sacco is the 5th Jackalopes player on this year’s roster that is committed to play NCAA Division I hockey.