The Lloydminster Bobcats are proud to announce that 1995 born Defencemen Shane Switzer has committed to attend and play for Boston University. The ‘Terriers’ are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division 1 level and play out of the Hockey East Association. The Terriers are one of the most storied programs at the Division 1 level, where they have made 21 visits to the ‘Frozen Four’, while winning the NCAA Division 1 National Championship 5 times.
Switzer, is a smooth puck moving defencemen from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and was acquired by the Bobcats on January 8, 2015 from the Brooks Bandits. Once acquired, Switzer suited up in 17 regular season games with the Bobcats where he was a key contributor for the teams push to finish in 2nd place for the North Division. Switzer recorded 2 goals, 14 assists for 16 points along with 20 penalty minutes. In the 2015 AJHL playoffs, Switzer has recorded 3 goals, 4 assists for 7 points through 6 games played. During Switzer’s time in the AJHL, he has suited up in 52 regular season games, recording 8 goals, 26 assists for 34 points.
Shane would like to thank everyone who has helped him with this big accomplishment. “It’s a huge honor to have committed to Boston University. It has been a goal of mine to play college hockey and I am very grateful for this opportunity. I would like to thank my family, friends, teammates and coaches for all their support on this journey.”
The Bobcats Organization would like to congratulate Shane and his family on his commitment to play for Boston University and wish him all the best in the future.
Shane is the 3rd player on the Bobcats roster to commit to play in the NCAA.
– Kevin Darrar (Holy Cross)
– Troy Van Tetering (University of Alaska Fairbanks)