Chicago Cougars Gavin Nickerson Commits to SUNY Fredonia
January 31, 2016
Cougars Goals, Assists and Points Leaders Commits for 2016-17 Season.
The Chicago Cougars announce the commitment of Forward Gavin Nickerson to the State University of New York (SUNY) Fredonia for the 2016-17 season.
Nickerson leads the USPHL Midwest Western Conference leading Cougars in goals, assists as well as overall points, ranking 3rd in points among all Midwest Division skaters and top 20 across all Tier 3. The 6'0 165lb Oregon native came to the Cougars after playing 3 seasons with the West Sound Warriors of the NPHL, including the 2014-15 Warriors squad that represented the NPHL at the National Tournament.
To date, Nickerson earned a point in 37 of 42 games including 19 multi point efforts and a season high 4 points on December 19, 2015 in the Cougars 7-3 victory over the Islanders HC at the USPHL showcase. With 64 points, Nickerson contributed to 28% of the Cougars season goals as well as logging a 22 game point streak from September 19 - December 4, 2015.
Nickerson will join Thomas Defelice (Hartford Jr Wolfpack Premier), Thomas Dunn (New York Bobcats) and Brandon Spognardi (Philadelphia Revolution Premier) who have also committed to play at Fredonia next season.