La Crosse defenseman Marquardt makes college commitment
March 15, 2018
The La Crosse Freeze, proud members of the NA3HL, are excited to announce that defenseman Nathan Marquardt has committed to play ACHA Division I collegiate hockey for the Iowa State University hockey program.
Marquardt (5’9/190) joined the Freeze back in the 2016-17 campaign from Shattuck St. Mary’s Prep School. As a rookie, Marquardt finished the 2016-17 season with 18 points in 51 games played.
This season he is seeing the same success and has lead the Freeze as team Captain. In 43 games played, the native of Lakeville, Minnesota has 11 points.
The Iowa State Cyclones head coach Jason Fairman had this to say about the Marquardt commit, "Cyclone Hockey is pleased that Nathan has to committed to Iowa State University for the 2018-19 season. His defensive reliability and strength of character will be a welcome addition to our program, and we look forward to seeing him wearing the cardinal and gold next season."
“We are extremely excited for Nathan’s commit to Iowa State University, one of the nation’s top collegiate programs. His dedication and leadership as our captain has been a key part to our success this season and we look to his continued success as a Cyclone," Head Coach Jon Vaillancourt said.
The Freeze would like to thank Nathan for his hard work and dedication the past two seasons with the organization and wish him the best of luck as he continues his academic and athletic careers.