New Mexico forward Hastings makes NCAA DI commitment
The New Mexico Ice Wolves of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward Hunter Hastings has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for Stonehill College.
Hastings, 21, is in his fourth and final season playing junior hockey, two seasons of which have been spent in the NAHL. The 6’1/195 lbs. native of Scottsdale, AZ, is currently tied for 4th in team scoring so far during the 2022-23 season with 34 points (9 goals, 25 assists) in 50 games played to date.
“I’m very excited to announce my commitment to play Division 1 College Hockey and further my education at Stonehill College! Thank you to my teammates, coaches, friends and family for helping me get to this point,” said Hastings.
Hastings was recently selected to and played in the 2023 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the South Division team where he had a goal and assist in two games played.
Hastings, who is also an NAPHL grad, made his NAHL debut with the Minnesota Wilderness during the 2020-21 season, appearing in 10 games and recording three points.
During the 2017-18 season, Hastings played in the NAPHL for the Arizona Bobcats 16U team, where he recorded 27 points in 21 NAPHL games and also was selected to and played in the 2017-18 NAPHL 16U All-Star Game.
The next season he played in the NAPHL for the Wenatchee Wolves 18U team.