Aberdeen forward Manty makes NCAA D1 commitment
The Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are proud to announce that forward Thomas Manty has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Hockey for Brown University in the ECAC.
Manty, 20, is in his first season in the NAHL with the Wings and second season overall of playing junior hockey. The 5’10/170 lbs. native of Andover, MA has played in all 14 games so far during the 2020-21 season and has put up 8 goals and 10 assists (18 points), with a +13 rating.
Prior to playing junior hockey, Manty played for Phillips Academy Andover for two seasons.
"I want to thank my family for the endless support they have provided for me. They have always pushed me to follow my dreams and achieve my goals. Along with my family, I would like to thank my friends, teammates, coaches, billets, and everyone else who has stuck by my side along the way. Without them none of this is possible. Lastly, I would like to thank the Aberdeen Wings organization. Coaches Scott Langer and Michael Hill for believing in me and welcoming me to one the best programs in junior hockey with a rich history in winning and developing players. With that said, I am super excited to be joining the Brown University hockey family. I am looking forward to beginning in the fall, but I am more excited to make a strong push for a Robertson Cup with my teammates in 2021,” said Manty.
"Thomas is a high offensive player. He scores big goals and has an attention for detail. He has been a tremendous addition to this year’s team. Brown University is getting a quality individual, and Thomas will be a great addition to their team,” Wings Head Coach/GM Scott Langer
Manty will join former Wings goaltender Gabe Vinal at Brown next fall. Brown University is a member of the Ivy League and plays hockey out of the ECAC and it is located in Providence, RI.