Wisconsin forward Anderson makes NCAA DI commitment
The Wisconsin Windigo of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward and NA3HL grad Benjamin Anderson has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the University of Alaska-Anchorage.
Anderson, 20, is currently competing in his third and final season of junior hockey, which has been spent between the NAHL and the NA3HL.
So far during the 2022-23 season, the 6’5/210 lbs. native of Crystal, MN, has recorded 23 points (11 goals, 12 assists) in 40 regular season games played. Anderson was also selected to and played in the 2023 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for Midwest Division team.
“I am proud to announce my commitment to play division 1 hockey at the University of Alaska Anchorage. I’d like to thank my family, friends, teammates, and coaches for all the help along the way,” said Anderson on social media.
Anderson spent the 2021-22 season between the Minnesota Magicians in the NAHL and the Granite City Lumberjacks in the NA3HL. While with the Magicians, he appeared in 18 games and had three points. With Granite City that season, Anderson put up 44 points in just 32 games, which included 24 goals, which was 2nd on the team during the regular season.
During his rookie campaign in 2020-21, Anderson appeared in 32 regular season games for Granite City and recorded 18 points. He made his junior debut earlier that season, appearing in two games for the Minot Minotauros.