Oklahoma forward Delgreco makes NCAA DI commitment
The Oklahoma Warriors of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that forward Joey Delgreco has committed to play NCAA Division I college hockey for the Augustana University Vikings in the CCHA.
“The trust in the coaching staff was one of the biggest reasons that led me to choose Augustana,” said Delgreco. “I believe that they are going to build something special, and I want to be a part of it. I want to win and I think this will be a great opportunity to contribute to the building of a winning program early on.”
Augustana will begin play as the ninth member of the CCHA for the 2023-24 season.
Delgreco, 19, has already put up 19 points (6 goals, 14 assists) through 20 games played to begin the 2022-23 NAHL season with Oklahoma, but his drive to excel has the Grand Rapids, Minnesota, native focused on continued self-improvement.
“I want to focus on getting faster and stronger this season to help prepare me for college hockey. I still have a lot to learn as the season progresses, but with the help of my teammates and coaches in Oklahoma City I believe I can take my game to another level.”
Delgreco made his NAHL debut last season with the Wichita Falls Warriors, making an impressive first showing with four points in his first two career NAHL games back on March 25-26, 2022.