Trio of Alexandria players make NCAA commitments
April 5, 2018
The Alexandria Blizzard of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that three players from the 2017-18 team have made their NCAA commitments.
Forward Logan Nelson, goaltender Brady Meyers and defenseman Alec Skar have all committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
“We are very proud as an organization to give the opportunity to athletes to pursue their goals to play college hockey and move on with their future. We strive as an organization to develop players for the next level and prepare them on and off the ice for the next step,” said Alexandria head coach Jeff Crouse.
Nelson, 20, just completed his final season of junior hockey. He has spent the last three seasons in the NA3HL with the Blizzard and has also seen time in the NAHL with the Brookings Blizzard and Minnesota Wilderness. The 6’2/205 lbs. native of St. Michael, Minnesota, had a career season in 2017-18, recording 85 points, which included 38 goals and 47 assists, which led the Blizzard in scoring and tied for 7th in scoring for all NA3HL players. Nelson was also selected to and played in the 2018 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament for the Grey team where he had two points in three games.
Meyers, 20, also just completed his final season of junior hockey and second overall in the NA3HL. During the 2017-18 season, the 6’3/185 lbs. native of Rochester, Minnesota, posted a 20-10-1 record for the Blizzard, which included a 3.30 goals against average and a 89.9% save percentage. During the 2016-17 season, Meyers played in 21 games for the North Iowa Bulls.
Skar, 20, finished his final season of junior hockey and first with the Blizzard. The 6’1/190 lbs. native of Forest Lake, Minnesota, led all Blizzard defensemen in scoring this season with 53 points (11 goals, 42 assists) in 46 games played. His 53 points ranked 5th among all NA3HL defensemen this season. Like Nelson, Skar was also selected to and played in the 2018 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament fo the Grey team. This is Skar’s third season playing in the NA3HL as he has previously played for the Willmar WarHawks and Minnesota Flying Aces.