Golf Outing Update

Just wanted to relay a couple pieces of news for the golf outing.  Steve Sullivan of the Pond Club passed along that there’s still room for four more foursomes for this Monday’s golf outing.  Just click on the logo to the right for all the info on how to sign up.

He also shared the preliminary list of former players who will be joining the coaches, fans, and media that will be there.  Here is who has committed so far:

Jon Quick
Topher Bevis
Keith O’Connell
PJ Fenton
Scott Crowder
Cory Quirk
Justin Braun
Jeff Lang
Steve Werner
Peter Trovato
Chris Capraro
Greg Mauldin

Some of the finest to ever wear the maroon and white (not to mention a triangle or two) are in that group.  Make sure to sign up before it’s too late!

Also, I want to pass along congratulations to former UMass goaltender Matt Gedman who was taken by the Red Sox in the MLB draft today.  Of course his father Rich was the catcher for the Sox during the 80s.  Gedman had a 1.000 save percentage in four minutes of play as a backup goaltender for the hockey team before devoting himself to the baseball team full time.  He’s not the first UMass hockey player to have his rights held by a MLB team.  Former Minuteman John Toffey was drafted by both Tampa Bay of the NHL and the Colorado Rockies of the National League.

Finally, it appears UMass was in the running for the services of forward Pietro Antonelli who will be suiting up for Maine instead.  Antonelli was also considering Penn State and Princeton.  Antonelli played most recently at Stanstead College, a prep school in Quebec where co-captain Danny Hobbs once played.