Sherwood Park, AB – The Sherwood Park Crusaders are proud to announce '01 goaltender Carter Gylander has committed to the Colgate University Raiders (NCAA, Div I) for the 2020-21 season.
Colgate University is located in Hamilton, New York, and play in the NCAA’s Division I ECAC Hockey conference The Raiders are coached by Don Vaughan who has been with the University since the 1992-93 season.
“We’re extremely proud of Carter (Gylander) and the job he has done for us. He was an affiliate goaltender for us last season, and now that he is with us full-time he has been incredible with still plenty of upside to come,” said General Manager Kyle Chase. “We always want to provide a platform for players to get better not only in hockey but in education and the community. We are extremely proud of him (Gylander) and are looking forward to a few more years with Carter between the pipes.”
Gylander is in his first full season with the Crusaders and has proven to be a reliable netminder for the organization. In 11 career games, all with the Crusaders, the Beaumont, AB, native has an 8-1-0 record along with a 2.26 GAA and a 0.918 SV%. In his nine games, Gylander is fourth amongst rookies in wins (7), has the fourth best goals against average (2.04), and fourth highest save percentage (0.926%).
“Colgate offers an excellent academic program that matches my interests. It’s a gorgeous campus and offers a great student quality of life. “The Colgate Raiders also offer a great development path for me that creates future opportunities for my career. It’s definitely an ideal fit for my family and me,” said Carter Gylander. “I’d like to thank my family, friends, coaches, teachers, and the Sherwood Park Crusaders organization for all the support they have given me.”
Gylander is the fifth Crusader to earn an NCAA Division I scholarship during the 2018/2019 season, joining Garrett Clegg (Robert Morris University), Brett Wieschorster (University of Vermont), Carter Savoie, and Michael Benning (University of Denver).
The Crusaders wish to congratulate Carter and his family on his outstanding achievement and his numerous contributions to the organization, both on and off the ice.
For further information, please contact Crusaders marketing and media director Spencer Love at firstname.lastname@example.org.