Aberdeen forward Noble makes NCAA DI commitment
March 30, 2018
Ladder of Development: Aberdeen Wings and NAHL Top Prospects forward Zach Noble played two seasons in the NAPHL prior to his two years in the NAHL.
The Aberdeen Wings, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Zach Noble has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for Michigan Tech University in the WCHA.
Noble, 19, is having his best career season to date with the Wings. The 6’2/165 lbs. native of Toms River, New Jersey, has recorded 42 points (18 goals, 24 assists) in 55 NAHL games so far this season.
Since joining the Wings in the NAHL during the 2016-17 season, Noble has played in 110 games and accumulated 52 points, including 22 goals and 30 assists.
Noble was also selected to and played in the 2018 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament this past February where he has an assist in two games played.
Prior to playing in the NAHL for the Wings, Noble spent two seasons in the NAPHL with the New Jersey Jr. Titans 18U and 16U teams from 2014-16. In 43 career NAPHL games, Noble had 35 points.
“Zach is a great teammate who leads by example, both in how he prepares and how he plays. He makes any team he’s on better both on and off the ice. He is a player that thrives on competition,” said Wings Head Coach Scott Langer.
The Michigan Tech Huskies are members of NCAA DI and play in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). This past season the Huskies went 22-17-5 overall including a 12-11-5 conference record. Michigan Tech is coached by for NAHL coach Joe Shawhan.
“I would like to thank my parents, Coach Langer, Coach Bohn, The Odde Family, my teammates and everyone else that has helped me along the way. I am extremely excited to be part of Michigan Tech and I’m excited to finish the season here in Aberdeen and bring home a championship,” said Noble.