UAA coach Thomas gets his first recruit

Posted by DOYLE WOODY, adn.com on July 4, 2013 

New UAA coach Matt Thomas, who will be in town next week when the school holds a press conference, has snagged his first recruit -- Anchorage defenseman Chase Van Allen will play for his hometown team, according to College Hockey Inc.

Thomas said when he was hired last month that the Seawolves needed a defenseman, and Van Allen fits the bill.

Van Allen, 20, last season tied for 10th in the BCHL in scoring among defensemen with 7-25--32 totals in 53 games for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. In 14 playoff games, he put up 1-7--8 totals.

 

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