Tier 3 Junior Hockey Alumni Watch | Northeastern University NCAA D1
36% of the 2016-17 Northeastern roster developed at the Tier 3 level.
For the second season in a row 10 former Tier 3 Junior Hockey players will compete at the NCAA Division 1 level for the Northeastern Huskies.
Three incoming Freshman to the Huskies roster include Goaltender Curtis Frye (Philadelphia USPHL Flyers), John Picking (Boston Jr Bruins) and Nick Fiorentino (New Jersey Rockets, EHL). Both Frye and Picking are direct from Tier 3 to NCAA advancements, committing while playing at the Tier 3 level, where Fiorentino played a season in the BCHL after his 2 seasons with the New Jersey Rockets, committing to play for the Huskies earlier this year.
Returning to Northeastern are:
Junior Goaltender Jake Theut (New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs) who has yet to play in any games for the Huskies.
Junior Defenseman Trevor Owens (Jersey Hitmen) who scored his first NCAA goal on February 5, 2016.
Sophomore Defenseman Jon Barry (South Shore Kings) who made his college debut on October 23, 2015.
Senior Defenseman Jake Schechter (Valley Jr. Warriors) who earned his first collegiate point on November 2, 2013.
Senior Forward Brendan Collier (Valley Jr. Warriors) who recorded his first collegiate point while playing a season for Boston University on December 7, 2013. Collier made his debut with the Huskies the following season on October 17, 2014.
Senior Forward Mike Jamieson (Islanders Hockey Club , EJHL) who made the Hockey East All Academic Team during his Freshman campaign in 2013-14 and scored his first collegiate goal during his Junior season on January 16, 2016.
Sophomore Forward Patrick Schule (Jersey Hitmen) who made his collegiate debut on October 17, 2015, scored his first collegiate goal on February 19, 2016 and made the Hockey East All Academic Team his Freshman season.
Three former Tier 3 players who played on the Northeastern 2015-16 roster are not returning to the team in 2016-17, they are:
Goaltender Derick Roy (South Shore Kings (EJHL)) who graduated after playing four seasons with the Huskies
Defenseman Logan Day, South Shore Kings USPHL
Forward Will Messa, Boston Jr Bruins (EJHL) who didnt appear in a game through his first 3 seasons with the Huskies.
David Melaragni (Philadelphia Revolution) committed to play for the Huskies in February of 2013 but does not appear on the teams roster. A 1998, Melaragni has 3 seasons of junior eligibility remaining.
To view the complete Northeastern Huskies 2016-17 roster or to learn more about their Mens Hockey program visit the teams website.