SALMON ARM, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 — The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are proud to announce that Kelowna, BC forward Marcus Mitchell has committed to the Michigan Tech Huskies of the WCHA for the 2018-2019 season.
“Marcus had a very good rookie season last year and put himself on the radar with many NCAA schools to start this season and after his visit a few weeks ago to Houghton, Michigan he was sold ” Stated GM Troy Mick. Marcus is a player who works hard everyday at his game and is very deserving of his scholarship to the Huskies.
Michigan Tech has 4 Backs Alumni on their current roster, Alex Gillies, Shane Hanna, Evan Anderson & Angus Redmond. CLICK HERE TO SEE MARCUS MITCHELL SPOTLIGHT.
Backs Head Coach Brandon West had this to say. “Today is an exciting day for Marcus and his family. We are very proud of Marcus and we look forward to seeing him in Husky yellow and black in the future.
Playing College hockey has always been a goal of mine and I’m grateful for the opportunity Michigan Tech has given me. I am extremely excited for the future, not only to continue my hockey career, but to advance my academics as well. I just want to thank my Family, Coaches, Teammates, Friends and the city of Salmon Arm for everything, as I couldn’t have gotten here with out them.
For more information please contact Troy Mick at the Silverbacks Hockey Operations office at 250-832-3856