Team Maryland Defenseman, Michael Deslauriers, will play for Northland College this coming fall. The LumberJacks are an NCAA Division III school that plays in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). Deslauriers was a staple in Team Maryland’s first-ever playoff appearance in franchise history. He played 37 games with four goals and 5 assists during the 2019-2020 Eastern Hockey League (EHL) season. This is Team Maryland’s fourth commit of the season and the fifth overall.
Head Coach & General Manager Josh Fusco had the following to say regarding the commitment:
“I am so proud of Michael and the progress he made this year,” said Fusco. “He stepped up his game, did all the little things right, and competed hard every shift and every practice. He deserves this success. We are thrilled he came here to Maryland and made the dream of playing NCAA hockey a reality.”
Team Maryland Defenseman, Michael Deslauriers followed:
“I am excited to start my college career as a LumberJack in the Fall,” said Deslauriers. “I want to give a huge thanks to the entire Team Maryland organization, Coach Fusco, and all of my teammates. The support I received this season both on and off the ice was critical to my development as a player and a person. I feel ready to play hockey at the NCAA level!”