Liam Coughlin has committed to play hockey at the University of Vermont, Over the Boards reported Monday evening. Coughlin was previously reported to have committed to Boston University.
In April, the 6-foot-3 South Boston native announced his commitment to BU, and received support from his team and friends on Twitter. Former BU captain Garrett Noonan tweeted then in support of his fellow Catholic Memorial School graduate:
— Garrett Noonan (@GarrettNoonan13) April 1, 2014
Born in 1994, Coughlin was expected to arrive at BU in 2015.
Coughlin recorded 45 points in 53 games with the Vernon Vipers of the British Columbia Hockey League in the 2013-14 season, and has tallied three goals in nine games so far this season. He was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the fifth round of the 2014 NHL draft.