Pontiacs Defenceman #2 Travis Baker has committed to Oswego State as of June 9th, 2023.
Travis Baker joined the Pontiacs last season (22/23) after being acquired from the Olds Grizzlys in December of 2022.
“We are very proud of Travis committing to play for SUNY Oswego,” said Associate General Manager Neil Langridge.
While Travis Baker’s time with the Pontiacs was brief, he made an immediate impact with the team and their push to the North Division Final for just the second time in franchise history.
“Travis came to us in December and made an impact in our lineup immediately which I believe will be the case next year with his new team,” said Neil Langridge.
“We wish Travis nothing but the best going forward.”
The Waterloo Ontario native posted four goals and five assists for nine points in 21 regular season games with the Pontiacs.
The 2002 born left-handed defenceman played a combined 48 games with his respective AJHL teams and put up a total of 30 points over the course of the 2022-2023 season.
Oswego gets a mobile defenceman with the ability to read the momentum of the game and capitalize on it in Travis Baker.
“We are excited to have Travis and his family join our program,” said Oswego Head Coach Ed Gosek.
“His ability to skate and read the game have allowed him to have success at the junior level.”
Travis Baker produced 69 points over the span of 107 games played in his AJHL career.
“We look forward to the role he will play within our team over the next four seasons and expect a smooth transition to NCAA hockey,” said Ed Gosek.
The 5’11, 180lbs defensemen is now the Pontiacs 12th College commitment from the 2022-2023 roster.
The Oswego State Lakers are a Division III team located in Oswego, NY and play in the Sunyac Conference.