Scottsdale native, Bobcats alum Hastings commits to NCAA Division I Stonehill
The NAHL’s New Mexico Ice Wolves have announced 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 Scottsdale native is currently tied for fourth in team scoring with 34 points (nine goals, 25 assists) in 50 games.
“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 on social media.
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.
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.
(March 13, 2023)