RVA Generals forward Alex Cannon ( 5'9 175 RW 00 ) commits to Saint Mary's University. The Cardinals play at the NCAA Division 3 level of play in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC).
Alex played for the Richmond Generals USPHL Premier team this year appearing in 27 regular season games scoring 10 goals and adding 21 assists for 31 points with 73 PIM. Cannon also appeared in 3 playoff games for the Generals scoring 1 goal and adding 1 assist for 2 points.
Cannon on playing for the Generals, " I am beyond thankful that I was given the opportunity to play for the Richmond Generals. The organization has helped me develop as a hockey player and become a better young man off the ice. The friendships and memories that I made this season will last a lifetime. We had such a close knit group that pushed each other everyday to become better. I would like to thank the coaching staff, training staff, and organization for giving me the best opportunity to chase my dreams . I am extremely excited to continue my hockey career and education with the Cardinals at St. Mary's University. I am very thankful for everyone who has helped me along the way. #RollGens "
Coach Egan on Cannon, " Our staff is happy to welcome Alex Cannon to Saint Mary's University. Alex has found a great fit here athletically and academically with our Pre Med program. Cannon's tenacity and work ethic will be a great addition to our group. "
Alex becomes the 14th current or former Generals Player to commit to a College hockey program for next year. Carter joins Matt Wood ( Utica College NCAA Division 3 ) , Brennan Luckanish ( Arcadia NCAA Division 3 ), Nathan Solis ( St. Mary's University NCAA Division 3 ), Mike Krupinski ( UMass Boston NCAA Division 3 ), Anthony Morin ( Buffalo State NCAA Division 3 ), Hayden Clark ( UW- Stout NCAA Division 3 ), Carter Jordan ( Wilkes University NCAA Division 3 ),Charles Massey ( UW-Stout University NCAA Division 3 ), Luke Houk ( University of Delaware ACHA Division 1 ), Jake Burke ( Ohio University ACHA Division 1 ), Ryan Murphy ( William Paterson University ACHA Division 1 ), Will Grupp ( George Mason University ACHA Division 1 ), Carter McCormack ( West Chester University ACHA Division 1 ).