May 20, 2019

Wausau, WI – The Wausau Riverwolves (NA3HL) Colin Brey, a 6 ft. 2 in. 200 lb. defenseman, has committed to play ACHA D1 hockey for Northern Illinois University. Brey was a Pre-Post player for the Riverwolves during the 2018-19 season. He started in 14 games and contributed (1g, 2a).  During his Senior season at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln H.S.  Brey netted 20 total points.

“I’ll definitely miss Wausau. I met a lot of great people and will always be grateful to the Wausau Riverwolves organization for developing my skills. Plus letting me play hockey in front of the awesome fans. I’m excited to play high level college hockey at NIU with their move to the D1 level and the new Midwest College Hockey Conference while pursuing a degree in Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. NIU seemed like the best fit for me and had everything I was looking for to attend college. I would also like to thank their coaching staff for recruiting me,” stated Brey.

Be sure to follow your Wausau RiverWolves all off-season long on social media @wausaurwolves. The RiverWolves 2019-20 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