Cape Cod forward Conlin makes NCAA commitment
April 13, 2017
The Cape Cod Islanders of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that forward Chris Conlin, 19, has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey to King’s College for 2017-18.
Conlin, a 6’5/190 lbs. pound winger from Newell, New Jersey scored 12 goals and added 12 assists for 24 points in 40 regular season games played and added one goal in three postseason games.
Conlin’s size and puck handling ability earned him a lot of interest from colleges but in ultimately he chose to go to school in Wilkes-Barre at King’s.
“I’m really excited to commit to King’s College” Conlin said “I went for a visit and immediately felt a connection with the school. I am looking forward to playing hockey for the Monarch’s next year.”
Last season, Conlin played in the NA3HL for the Sugar Land Imperials. He had 17 points in 45 games played.
With Conlin’s commitment the Islanders now have 5 players playing NCAA hockey next season.
“We are always happy to play well on the ice but my biggest thrill is to get the call from the players telling me that they will getting an education while playing hockey,” owner Dan Hodge said. “Chris had a solid year and his commitment to King’s is proof of that. The Monarchs are getting a young man that will represent the school and program very well.”