The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Caleb Schroer has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Northern Michigan University.
Schroer, 21, had his career-best season in 2016-17. The native of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, finished tied for 3rd in NAHL scoring this season with 67 points (26 goals, 41 assists) in 59 games played. He was named the Midwest Division Most Valuable Player and Forward of the Year for his efforts, along with being named to the All-NAHL 2nd Team.
Schroer (5’9/168) also had three points in three playoff games.
“The Coulee Region Chill organization is very excited for Caleb and his commitment to the University of Northern Michigan. Caleb has worked very hard for this opportunity and that work has paid off this year as he played a large role in our on ice success. We wish Caleb the best of luck and we know that coach Potulny and his staff will be happy to call Caleb a Wildcat,” said Chill head coach Ryan Egan.
Schroer has spent three seasons playing in the NAHL. He made is NAHL debut in 2014-15 with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. The 2015-16 season began with Fairbanks, where he was then traded to Coulee Region after 10 games. In 136 career NAHL games, Schroer has recorded 97 career points.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, Schroer played three seasons for Wisconsin Rapids High School.
“I’m excited for this great opportunity and am going to go in and work as hard as I can every day to prove I belong,” said Schroer.
*Story provided by the NAHL