Shreveport forward Brimmer makes NCAA D1 commitment
The Shreveport Mudbugs of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that forward Austin Brimmer has committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey for Long Island University.
Brimmer, 19, is in his third full season of playing junior hockey and first season playing in the NAHL for the Mudbugs. The 6’3/205 lbs. native of Markham, Ontario, currently leads the team in scoring so far during the 2020-21 season with 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in eight games played to date. He has recorded at least a point in seven if his eight games played to date.
“Extremely honored and proud to announce my commitment to play Division 1 college hockey at Long Island University. I would like to thank all my coaches, teammates, friends and most importantly my family who have helped me get to this point in my career. Excited to be a shark!” said Brimmer.
“We would like to congratulate Austin on his commitment to Long Island. Austin should bring some size and physicality mixed with a nice level of skill and IQ to the LIU lineup. Austin can play a puck possession game and is capable of playing in all situations. The Mudbugs staff and players wish Austin all the best with this well-earned opportunity,” said Mudbugs head coach Jason Campbell.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, Brimmer spent two seasons playing Jr. A hockey in Canada.
He is the third member of the 2020-21 Mudbugs roster who is committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey.