The Terriers continued to bolster their future blueliner corps Wednesday, as ’95-born defenseman Shane Switzer announced his commitment to BU on Twitter.
Proud to announce my commitment to play hockey at Boston University. Thank you to everyone who has helped me along the way! #GoTerriers
— Shane Switzer (@ShaneSwitzer13) March 18, 2015
The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, native currently plays for the Lloydminster Bobcats of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, notching 16 points (two goals, 14 assists) in 17 regular-season games. Switzer has continued to produce in the AJHL playoffs, totaling seven points (three goals, four assists) in six games.
The 6-foot-2 defenseman was a member of the AJHL’s Brooks Bandits earlier this season, chipping in 18 points (six goals, 12 assists) in 35 games.
Eliteprospects.com has Switzer set to arrive on Commonwealth Avenue for the 2016-17 season.
UPDATE: Switzer later tweeted that he will join the Terriers for the 2015-16 season.