Congratulations to two Rivermen Alumni Mitch McLain and James Robinson who will both dawn the C as captains for their respective college teams, Bowling Green and Penn State.
McLain, played for the Rivermen through 2012-2014. In the two seasons in the blue and wheat, Mitch had 38 goals 54 assists and 92 points in 111 games played and 161 penalty minutes. Mitch wore the C in the 2013-2014 season. In his 3 seasons at Bowling Green he has put up 35 goals 34 assists and 69 points in 120 games played. He will now wear the C for this his Senior Year, which will mark him serving as captain for the second time in 5 years with two different organizations. As a junior last season, he was honoured as All-WCHA First Team, named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete in addition to earning his second WCHA All-Academic accolades,named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week on three occasions, including two WCHA Player of the Month.
James wore an A and served as an Assistant Captain last year on a Penn State team whom won the Big 10 Championship and will proudly wear the C and serve as Captain for Penn States Mens Hockey team for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. Robinson, wearing and A, serving as Alternate Captain in both seasons as a Rivermen also played along side Mitch McLain for the 2012-2014 seasons where he posted 24 goals 60 assists 84 points and 93 penalty minutes in his 99 games played. At Penn State in three seasons he has posted 7 goals5 assists for 12 points and 31 penalty minutes in 59 games played, which includes an injury in his sophomore season which ended his year prematurely.