Lone Star forward Vieten makes NCAA commitment
The Lone Star Brahmas of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that forward David Vieten has committed to playing NCAA Division III Hockey at Williams College.
Vieten, 21, arrived to the Brahmas via a trade in mid-January from the Kenai River Brown Bears. The 6’0/180 lbs. native of Calabasas, CA, recorded 26 points (11 goals, 15 assists) in 54 regular season games played between the Brahmas and Brown Bears during the 2021-22 regular season.
“Proud to announce my commitment to play NCAA hockey and further my education at Williams College! Thank you to my teammates, billets, coaches, and family for all the help along the way,” said Vieten.
No stranger to the NAHL playoffs, Vieten appeared in 9 playoffs games for the Brown Bears in the 2020-21 season during which he tallied two assists. With the Brahmas in the 2021-22 season, Vieten played 19 games in the purple and black, and he added another 9 playoffs appearances.
Vieten was also selected to and played in the 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament in June of 2021 where he had a goal in two games for the Midwest Division team.
In two NAHL seasons, he appeared in 92 regular season games and had 35 points.
“We are excited to see the contributions David will make at Williams College,” said Brahmas General Manager and Head Coach Dan Wildfong. “The future is bright for David and we are looking forward to seeing him play NCAA hockey.”