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Florida Jr. Blades Ben Yaakoby Commits To University Of Colorado Men’s Hockey Team

By Tia Preece, 10/01/18, 6:00PM EDT

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Florida Jr. Blades Ben Yaakoby Commits To University Of Colorado Men’s Hockey Team

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Jr. Blades organization, head coach Todd Pococke and assistant coach Tyler Carlston are proud to announce that assistant captain Ben Yaakoby has committed to play for the University of Colorado men’s hockey team for the 2018-19 season.

“Ben is going to be a great addition to Colorado Boulder's team this year,” said Pococke. “He has worked hard to get where he is and we're very proud of him. Good luck to him!”

At 6’0”, 170 pounds, Yaakoby joined the Jr. Blades for the Premier 2017-18 season where he posted 27 points including five goals and 22 assists in his 46 games played.

Yaakoby joins the Buffs' Division I team under the direction of Coach Ballard where last year they completed a successful season competing in the ACHA National Championships and finished ninth in the ACHA DI at the end of the season. 

For more information on the entire Jr. Blades organization please continue to visit www.FloridaJrBlades.com