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Austin forward Morrissey makes NCAA DI commitment

May 4, 2023

The Austin Bruins, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to share that forward Gavin Morrissey has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the University of Wisconsin in the B1G.

“I’m excited to announce my commitment to Wisconsin,” stated Gavin Morrissey. “Thanks to my family, teammates, coaches, and everyone who helped along the way!"

A 5’11/180 lbs. native of Rochester Hills, Michigan, Morrissey is in his second season with the Bruins. In 101 career regular-season games, Morrissey has logged 22 goals and 50 assists for a total of 72 points.

During the 2022-23 NAHL regular season, Morrissey, 20, led the Bruins in scoring with 61 points in 59 games played.

During the current Robertson Cup Playoff run, Morrissey has tallied 5 assists. Morrissey was initially committed to Minnesota State-Mankato. 

“Gavin is a smart two-way player,” mentioned Bruins Head Coach Steve Howard. "Both on and off the ice, he knows what it takes to help the team win and will go on to do great things. He's worked hard to this and we are all happy to see it pay off.”

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, UW–Madison) is a public land-grant research university in Madison, Wisconsin. The Badgers are members of the Big Ten Conference and play their games out of Kohl's Arena. 

Click here for an updated NAHL to NCAA commitment list

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