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Bucs' Center Welsher Commits to Merrimack

By Ben Gislason, 10/19/18, 10:00AM CDT


DES MOINES, IA – Bucs’ center Mac Welsher announced his commitment to Merrimack College this morning, becoming the 15th college committed player on the Buccaneer roster this season. 

“It feels great to be committed to a school like Merrimack,” Welsher said. “I loved the campus, the coaching staff and being able to play in a conference like the Hockey East is a privilege.”

The Grosse Pointe Farms, MI native was acquired this offseason in a trade from Green Bay and has tallied two assists in his first three games as a Buccaneer.

“We are thrilled for Mac and think Merrimack will be a great fit,” Head Coach Gene Reilly said. “He is a great character kid and will be an excellent piece for Merrimack’s program.”

The Buccaneers are in action this weekend against Tri-City for a home and home series with the Storm. Friday night is Dollar Hot Dog night at Buccaneer Arena and the Bucs will head to Kearney, NE for Saturday’s game. 

(Photo Credit Hickling Images)