Evans commits to Connecticut College

AMHERST, NY – Buffalo Jr. Sabres defenseman Mason Evans, by way of his personal Twitter account, announced on the evening of October 14 that he is committing to Connecticut College beginning next academic year, 2014-15.

Connecticut College is a private liberal arts school based in New London, CT. Their hockey team, known as the Camels, competes in the NCAA Division III level New England Small College Athletic Conference.

The former Nichols standout was called up to the Jr. Sabres briefly in the late stages of the 2012-13 season and earned a full-time spot on the roster this season.

As disclosed in the team’s official media guide, Evans aspires to study international business upon enrollment in college.

Evans becomes the fifth player on the Jr. Sabres’ 2013-14 roster to make a commitment to a college program. Forwards Ryan Schmelzer and Nolan Sheeran will enroll at Canisius College next year, while defenseman Dennis Gilbert and forward Michael Ederer are scheduled to begin their college commitments in 2015. Gilbert is verbally committed to Niagara while Ederer is slated for St. Lawrence University.

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