Maine defenseman Busch makes NCAA commitment
July 13, 2017
The Maine Wild of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that defenseman Connor Busch has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the Wentworth Institute of Technology for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
Busch (6’0/190) is a native of Lake of the Hills, Illinois, and came to the Wild after playing his 2015-16 season with the Coulee Region Chill in the NAHL and NCAA DIII Marian University.
This past season, Busch, 20, registered 13 goals and 33 assists for 46 points in his 33 games played, putting him 2nd in points on the team.
He was named the 2016-17 Coastal Division Defenseman of the Year and named to the NA3HL All-Coastal Division team. He also was selected to and played in the 2017 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament for the Gold team, where he had three points in three games.
Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) is an independent, co-educational, technical design and engineering college located in Boston, Massachusetts. The Wentworth campus is located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston. Their Men’s Ice Hockey Program competes at the NCAA DIII level in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC).