Cooper Watson Chooses Michigan Tech

Watson in the Elite League - Matt Christians

Michigan Tech receives a verbal commitment from one of the midwest's best.

The 6-foot-2, 172 pound defenseman from Appleton, Wisconsin will be a very beneficial addition to Michigan Tech's blue-liners.

This past fall in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League, the Appleton North senior recorded five goals and seven assists for 12 points in 24 games as a member of Team Wisconsin, who fell to Team Southwest in this year's championship game.

Watson was drafted in the 9th round of the 2013 USHL Entry Draft by the Waterloo Black Hawks but looks to be rostered as a member of Appleton United this winter.  He also made the NHL CSS Preliminary Players to watch in November, among a few other Wisconsinites.

Michigan Tech has found some luck digging into the Elite League, as Mitch Reinke (Stillwater, MN) and Travis Brown (Rogers, MN) both participated this past season as defensemen.

Enjoy,

--

Give SB Nation College Hockey a follow on twitter and keep up with the latest college hockey news here ->

Matt Christians covers Minnesota Duluth and the NCHC for SB Nation and College Hockey News. You can also give him a follow here ->

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation College Hockey

You must be a member of SB Nation College Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation College Hockey. You should read them.

Join SB Nation College Hockey

You must be a member of SB Nation College Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation College Hockey. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker