Northeast forward Scott makes NCAA commitment
The Northeast Generals, proud members of the North American Hockey League, are excited to announce that forward Jared Scott has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Scott, 21, has been with the Generals in the NAHL for two years. The 5’11/185 lbs. native of Kenosha, WI, has appeared in 48 games so far during the 2022-23 season and recorded 21 points.
“I’m excited to announce that I have decided to play college hockey at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. I’d like to thank my family, coaches, and teammates for supporting me through this entire journey every step of the way!” said Scott.
During his time with the Northeast Generals Jared has shown a tireless work ethic combined with elite speed that has allowed him a tremendous amount of success on the ice. In 101 games with the Generals Jared has tallied 27 goals, 33 assists for 60 points.
“Jared is an amazing young man. He comes to the rink everyday ready to work. His skating is incredible but so is his relentless work ethic. He is just a great kid who I have really enjoyed coaching. He is a very good hockey player that will have a ton of success at the next level. River Falls is getting not only a great hockey player but a great person,” said Generals Head Coach Bryan Erikson.
GM Matt Dibble added, “I am very happy for Jared. He gets to play his college hockey close to home for a program that is on the rise. They wanted him and really showed that faith and confidence in him that we have. Very proud of the person and player Jared continues to be and can’t wait to watch him have a ton of success at the next level.”
Scott made is NAHL debut during the 2020-21 season with the Janesville Jets after playing youth hockey for the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals. He also spent some time in the NA3HL during the 2020-21 season with the Texas Brahmas.
UW-River Falls, which is located 30 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, plays in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) and are 19-time WIAC Champions. The three-time NCAA National Champions play their home games out of the brand new 65-million-dollar W.H. Hunt Arena, located directly on campus.
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