Chill duo of Schultz and Tilmon make NCAA commitments
May 20, 2019
The Coulee Region Chill of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that forward Donny Schultz has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Johnson and Wales University, and also that forward Marcus Tilmon has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at Trine University.
Schultz, 21, has played two seasons with the Chill/Freeze in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 5’7/150 lbs. native of Marquette, Michigan, recorded 18 goals and 32 assists in the regular season for 50 total points in 42 games. In the Central Division Playoffs, Schultz played in all 5 games, recording 1 assist. Prior to playing for the Chill this season Donny played in the NOJHL for Timmon’s Rock and French River Rapids.
“We are very excited for Donny’s commitment to Johnson and Wales, he is a player that will bring speed and grit to that club along with a goal scoring touch. Donny came ready to work everyday this season and played a large role in our success,” said Chill head coach Jon Vaillancourt.
Tilmon, 20, has played the last two seasons with the Chill/Freeze in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 6’4/200 lbs. native of Rockford, Illinois, recorded 3 goals and 6 assists in the regular season for 9 total points in 25 games. During the two seasons with the Chill/Freeze, Tilmon played a total combined 72 games. He recorded 17 goals & 13 assists for a total of 30 points.
“Marcus came into our squad halfway through the season with the goal of gaining the opportunity to commit NCAA as a 1999 birth year. He has worked extremely hard on the ice and off to gain this opportunity and I am very excited to watch his continued growth and success as a young man,” said Vaillancourt.