The Brooks Bandits are proud to announce that 20 year old Defenceman Chris Muscoby has committed to play for the University of Vermont, beginning in the Fall of 2013. Located in Burlington, Vermont the “Catamounts” play in the Hockey East Conference under Head Coach Kevin Sneddon. Chris is the second Bandit of the season to commit to Vermont joining forward Anthony Petruzzelli.
Chris is from Airdrie, AB and is currently in his 3rd season with the Bandits. He was acquired from the Canmore Eagles on January 10, 2011 and has been instrumental in the success of the program. Prior to playing in the AJHL, Chris was a member of the UFA Bison in the Alberta Midget Hockey League. Since joining the Bandits Chris has amassed 20 goals and 47 assists for 67 points in 111 games. He also was a key contributor to the 2012 AJHL Championship Bandits suiting up in all 14 playoff contests.
Head Coach/GM Ryan Papaioannou, “Chris has made significant improvements to his game over the last few years and is most deserving of this opportunity at Vermont. He has been tremendous for the mobility of our defence and has added timely scoring to our lineup. Chris is a great kid that has a very solid academic background which will serve him well during his time at Vermont. This commitment has been a goal of his since his rookie season in the AJHL and to see him achieve this goes a long way in describing his character.”
The Bandits Organization would like to congratulate Chris and his Family on his athletic and academic future.
Chris is the fifth Bandit committed to play in the NCAA joining Patrick Lee (University of Massachusetts), Anthony Paskaruk (Clarkson), Corey Scammon (University of Massachusetts Lowell) and Anthony Petruzzelli (University of Vermont).