Muskegon Lumberjack defenseman commits to St. Cloud State

Local Sports Journal

Muskegon Lumberjack defenseman Ben Storm has committed to play collegiate hockey for the St. Cloud State Huskies starting with the 2013-14 season.

Muskegon Lumberjack Ben Storm

Storm, a fifth-round draft pick in the 2012 USHL Entry Draft, is a native of Calumet in the Upper Peninsula.

St. Cloud State will compete in the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference, which begins with the 2013-14 seaason.

Storm, a 6-foot-6 defenseman, played high scho0l hockey the last two years before joining the Lumberjacks this season. At the high school level, Storm had 61 points on 28 goals and 33 assists in 53 games.

“St. Cloud State showed the most interest in me and their coaches made me feel right at home,” Storm said.  “I enjoyed visiting the campus, and I am excited for the new additions they are making to their hockey facilities in the near future.”

Storm also was a standout defensive end, tight end and punter for Calumet’s football team and had previously committed to playing football for Michigan Tech before deciding on hockey.


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