North Iowa forward Dalesandro makes NCAA commitment
April 18, 2016
The North Iowa Bulls, proud members of the NA3HL are happy to announce that forward Carmen Dalesandro has committed to play NCAA hockey at Lebanon Valley College to continue his academic and hockey development. While currently an ACHA Division I school, Lebanon Valley will be an NCAA Division III team in 2016-17.
Dalesandro, a 20-year-old from Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, has flourished under the umbrella of the NAHL.
Prior to coming to the Bulls, Dalesandro (5’7/155) spent three years in the NAPHL with the Esmark/Pittsburgh Viper Stars. He also saw some playing time in the NAHL with the Soo Eagles, and spent two years with the NA3HL's North Iowa Bulls.
While with the Bulls, Dalesandro has played 69 regular season games where he tallied 36 goals and 45 assists for 81 points. In nine playoff games he scored two goals and added four assists, three of which were at the 2016 NA3HL's Silver Cup National Championship.
"Carmen is a heart and soul kid who plays the game like his hair is on fire, he is gritty but possesses the ability to change games with his offensive prowess too. Carmen is a player we are going to miss, his energy, tenacity, and love for the game are all things that will keep him on a successful path at Lebanon Valley College," said North Iowa head coach Todd Sanden.
The North Iowa Bulls wish Carmen the best as he enters the next stage of his development as a person and player.