Tier 3 Alumni Watch | Fredonia State University
Fredonia State Returns 11 Former Tier 3 Junior Hockey Players
More former Tier 3 Junior Hockey players played at the NCAA D3 level last season than in any other level of hockey. The 2015-16 Fredonia State Blue Devils squad rostered 13 players who developed at the Tier 3 level, which accounted for 48% of the teams roster.
The 2016-17 preseason roster shows 11 Tier 3 Alumni returning, along with 9 Tier 3 commitments who will challenge for the remaining roster spots.
Returning to Fredonia State are:
Eric Bogart, G, SO, New England Wolves 2013-15, EHL - In net for 62% of the Blue Devils wins in 2015-16.
Jamie Young, D, JR, Walpole Express 2012-14, EHL - Defenseman Jamie Young logged 4 points and 10 penalty minutes through 24 games his Sophomore season with the Blue Devils.
Todd Schauss, D, SO, Hartford Jr Wolfpack, 2012-15 EHL - Logged 6 goals and 5 assists for 11 points through 21 games his Freshman season at Fredonia.
Oskar Gerhardson, D, JR, Wilkes Barre Scranton Knights, 2013-14, EHL - Third in points for Defenseman on the Blue Devils roster in 2015-16, with a NCAA career record of 45gp, 2g, 15a, 17pts.
Dan Mainello, F, FR, New York Apple Core, 2013-15, EHL - Forward Dan Mainello played in 11 games his Freshman season for the Blue Devils.
Max Ross, D, SO, Hartford Jr Wolfpack, 2013-15, EHL - Defenseman Max Ross played in 11 games his Freshman season for Fredonia.
Jimmy Morgan, F, SO, West Sound Warriors, 2013-15, NPHL - Finished his NCAA Freshman season with 21gp, 9g, 7a, 16pts.
Luke Rivera, F, SO, Hartford Jr Wolfpack, 2013-15, EHL - Registered 11 points in his Freshman season through 18 games played for Fredonia.
Hunter Long, F, SR, Wilkes Barre Scranton Knights, 2011-13, AtJHL - Entering his Senior year at Fredonia with a career record of 63gp, 11g, 25a, 36pts
Marcus Ortiz, F, SR, Wilkes Barre Scranton Knights, 2012-13, AtJHL - Led the Blue Devils with 25pts while averaging a point per game in 2015-16
Shawn Geary, SO, New York Bobcats 2013-15, EHL - Did not appear in any games in the 2015-16 season.
Played on the 2015-16 roster, but not on the returning roster
Bobby Polachek, Ct Rangers, USPHL
Eriberto Cordero, Bay State Breakers, USPHL
Zach White, Portland Jr Pirates, USPHL
Austin Bianchi, 1995, Walpole Express, EHL
Max Blitz, 1996, Hartford Jr Wolfpack, EHL
Thomas Defelice, 1995, Hartford Jr Wolfpack, EHL
Ryan Dunn, 1995, New England Wolves, EHL
Thomas Dunn, 1995, New York Bobcats, EHL
Sean Leonard, 1995, NY Bobcats, EHL
Brendan Logan, 1995, Carolina Eagles, USPHL
Gavin Nickerson, 1995, Chicago Cougars, USPHL
Brandon Spognardi, 1995, Philadelphia Revolution, EHL
The 2016-17 Fredonia State season begins October 28th against Utica College. To view the 2016-17 roster or to learn more about the Blue Devils visit the teams website