Stampede Captain Commits to Utica College


The Syracuse Stampede are proud to announce the commitment of their captain Xavier Perron to Utica College for the 2015-2016 season.  Perron the 20 year old captain of the Stampede was offered and accepted to attend Utica as of this morning by UC Pioneers Head Coach Gary Heenan.

    "We are excited to have Xavier join the UC Hockey family for next year.  After seeing Xavier play this past weekend we are impressed with his skating, size and compete level.  Playing for Coach Beavis this season will allow him to improve in all areas of the game and he will gain valuable leadership experience as captain of this young team." said UC Coach Heenan in a quoted release.

   Utica College is one of the top NCAA D-3 programs in the country an plays in the ECAC West.  The Stampede feel that this was a great fit for Xavier both academically and with coach Heenans teams style of play.  "I couldn't have hoped for a better fit for Xavier and I am sure that everyone will be happy with the results." Stated Stampede Coach, Mike Beavis.