September 19, 2018
Guilford, Conn., - The Elite Hockey Program, proud members of the East Coast Elite League (ECEL) is pleased to announce that defenseman Jake Lammens has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for St. Lawrence University in the ECAC.
Lammens, 15, is completing his second season playing for the Elite Hockey Program. The 2002/5’10/150 lbs. native of Norwalk, Connecticut, is coming off a great summer and a strong start of the season.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the St. Lawrence hockey family. My last two seasons at the Elite Hockey Program have given me great opportunities to play with and against other high level players. The coaching staff at Elite Hockey Program run great skill sessions and fast paced drills that translate to game situations to help better prepare me. I owe many thanks to my family, friends, and coaches who have guided me throughout my career and continue to support me into my future,” said Lammens.
“Over the past two seasons Lammens has proven to be an elite level player in in the AYHL and ECEL. Our organization is excited to be part of his development and ultimately playing a role in helping him reach his goal of playing at the NCAA Division I level. St. Lawrence is getting a fantastic and talented young man that will be proud to wear the Saints Crest,” said Elite Hockey Program, Head Coach Peter Alden.
Lammens added, "Playing in the ECEL has been a great experience for me. It is a competitive league with a lot of strong players that provides great exposure."
“I am extremely happy for Jake, his skill set, ability to manage the puck and play with poise are what separates him at a young age. He demonstrates a great attitude and work ethic both on and off the ice. He is a pleasure to coach. He will continue to develop and be ready to play Division I hockey.” Said Associate Head Coach, David Crandall.
For more information on the East Coast Elite League, please contact Peter Alden: Palden5@gmail.com.
Founded in 2013, the East Coast Elite League is a four-weekend showcase series that will provide maximum exposure for its member organizations and their players, by playing in top venues, in ideal scouting locations. Spread across the U15, U16 and U18 divisions and represented by several of the top hockey organizations across the country, the ECEL is the premier showcase series in the United States, unmatched in its format and exposure opportunities.
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