Towson, MD – The Skylands Junior Kings are delighted to announce the commitment of forward, Jake Lissy, to Towson University.
Towson University Tigers men’s ice hockey competes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) in the highest division; men’s division 1. The Tigers also compete in the Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association (ECHA) for league play against, Drexel, Lehigh, Navy, Penn State Berks, Temple,Villanova, West Chester, and William Patterson.
The 18-year-old Rockaway, NJ native is in his first season with the Kings of the NA3HL.
“We are really excited to welcome Jake into our program! He is a great kid both on and off the ice. His experience playing in an older league this season with the Skylands Kings will be very beneficial to his success here at Towson”, remarked Jeremy Snyder – Assistant Coach and Head of Recruiting.
“We are very proud of the growth we have seen from Jake this season both on and off the ice. Jake has a knack for scoring in big moments, he has three game winning goals for us this season in our 12 wins so far. He is a great teammate who always comes to the rink with a smile on his face. We are excited to continue to watch him progress as he moves onto the college level with Towson University!” – Kings Coaching staff
During his time with the Junior Kings, in the NA3HL, the 5’10-foot forward has played in 31 games, scoring three goals and adding four assists.
Of Jake, Kings General Manager, Rita Mitchell, has said, “Jake will be a great addition to the Towson program. He works his tail off, listens, is coachable, and does anything that is asked of him to the best of his ability. He is a great kid, with a great attitude, that becomes quite infectious. We are very happy for him!”