Apr 18, 2019

(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves participated in the 2019 NA3HL Draft tonight as they build their roster for the 2019-2020 season. Wausau selected forward Josh Hermes from Lino Lakes, Minnesota with their 1st Round pick (7th Overall). Hermes captained his Centennial High School squad, which saw him net 22 total points in 24 total games. In total, the RiverWolves selected 3 Wisconsin natives in Gavin Abric from Hayward, Liam Golden from Ashwaubenon and Matthew Meyer from Fond du Lac.

“It was an exciting day for the future of the RiverWolves as we build the 2019-2020 roster. I am looking forward to getting these guys on the ice this fall and bringing the most out their talent,“ stated Head Coach Colin Bailey.

Below is a complete summary of the RiverWolves 2019 draft picks.

Round 1 – 7th Overall Pick – Josh Hermes | F |

Centennial High School |Lino Lakes, MN

Round 2 – 43rd Overall Pick – Kolby Klingenmeyer| D |

Iowa Wild U18 | Anchorage, AK

Round 3 – 79th Overall Pick – Jack VanDenBeurgenry| F |

Plymouth Wildcats| Plymouth, MI

Round 4 – 115th Pick – Gavin Abric| G |

Hayward High School |Hayward, WI

Round 5 – 151st Pick – Liam Golden| F |

Ashwaubenon High School| Ashwaubenon, WI

 Round 5 – 158th Pick – Cooper Anderson| F |

Green Bay Jr. Gamblers U16| Marquette, MI

Round 6 – 187th Pick – Vincent Nicosia| F |

Compuware U18| West Bloomfield, MI

Round 7 – 223rd Pick – Brock Grandbois| F |

Lambeth Lancers| Tecumseh, CAN

Round 7 – 232nd Pick – Mark Gorbatenko| D |

West Dundee Leafs U16 | West Dundee, IL

Round 8 – 259th Pick – Matthew Meyer| F |

Fond du Lac Cardinals | Fond du Lac, WI


Be sure to follow your Wausau RiverWolves all off-season long on social media @wausaurwolves. The RiverWolves 2018-19 season schedule and promotional nights will be released in the coming months.  The RiverWolves are members of the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of three USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification.  The primary mission of the NA3HL is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes who have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association.  For more information, visit riverwolveshockey.com.