Wenatchee, WA. – The Wenatchee Wild is pleased to announce that goaltender Chase Perry has committed to play college hockey for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, beginning with the 2016-2017 season.
Perry, 19, a fifth-round pick of Detroit in the 2014 NHL draft, is in his second season with Wenatchee and has 12 wins in 23 starts this season, with a 2.43 goals against average. “I am proud to announce the next chapter of my hockey career at RPI.” Perry said. “I know RPI will be a great opportunity for me and for my development. Coach Appert and his staff have a great program and I am looking forward to my next three years at RPI to be part of a team that hopefully contends for a national championship.
I am thankful for great teammates and coaches here in Wenatchee, my coaches who have helped me through the years, and my family and friends that have helped me to get where I am today.”
RPI, nationally known for offering degrees in 145 programs at the bachelor’s, masters and doctoral levels, was founded in 1824 and is the oldest technological research university in the English-speaking world. The hockey team is a member of the East Coast Athletic Conference. They won national championships in 1954 and 1985.
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