The Brooks Bandits are proud to announce 20 year old Forward Justin Hogan has committed to play at Utica College of the NCAA Division III. Located in Utica, New York the Pioneers play in the ECAC and had a great season finishing 17 – 8 – 1.
Justin is from Val Therese, Ontario and he began his junior career in his home province. After a trade to the British Columbia Hockey League, he was acquired by the Bandits in November of 2010. Justin had an immediate impact on the ice with 36 Points in 33 Games.
Head Coach/GM Ryan Papaioannou – “Justin was a great mid-season addition to our hockey team. He fit in well with our players in the dressing room and his on ice intensity and offensive production were very big positives for us. I was impressed with Justin’s ability to play so far away from home in hopes of achieving his goal of playing NCAA Hockey.”
The Bandits Organization would like to thank Justin for his contributions to the organization and wish him the best of luck this upcoming season at Utica.
Justin is the third Fourth Bandit to commit to post secondary hockey this season. Forward Riley Simpson will attend Ohio State University, Bryce Wilson will attend Marian University and Andy Williams has committed to Marian University.