Skylands forward Lissy makes college commitment
January 28, 2019
The Skylands Kings of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that forward Jake Lissy has committed to play ACHA Division I hockey for Towson University.
The Tigers compete in the Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association (ECHA) for league play against, Drexel, Lehigh, Navy, Penn State Berks, Temple, Villanova, West Chester, and William Patterson.
The 18-year-old native of Rockaway, New Jersey is in his first season with the Kings of the NA3HL. During to his time with the Junior Kings, in the NA3HL, the 5’10/200 lbs. forward has played in 32 games, scoring three goals and adding four assists.
“We are really excited to welcome Jake into our program. He is a great kid both on and off the ice. His experience playing in an older league this season with the Skylands Kings will be very beneficial to his success here at Towson,” remarked Jeremy Snyder, Assistant Coach and Head of Recruiting for Towson.
“We are very proud of the growth we have seen from Jake this season both on and off the ice. Jake has a knack for scoring in big moments, as he has three game-winning goals for us this season in our 12 wins so far. He is a great teammate who always comes to the rink with a smile on his face. We are excited to continue to watch him progress as he moves onto the college level with Towson University,” said Kings head coach Adam Mitchell.
Jake will be a great addition to the Towson program. He works his tail off, listens, is coachable, and does anything that is asked of him to the best of his ability. He is a great kid, with a great attitude, that becomes quite infectious. We are very happy for him,” said Kings GM Rita Mitchell.