May 9, 2022

Wausau, WI – The Wausau Cyclones are proud to announce that forward Luke Anderson and forward Pavel Bakhtin have committed to play Division 1 (ACHA) college hockey at Indiana Tech. Anderson and Bakhtin were key contributors from the Cyclones inaugural season playoff team that saw the franchise win 15 more games than the previous year.

Anderson, a native of Canton, Michigan played in all 49 games this season where he contributed 12 goals and 18 assists. Bakhtin a native of West Bloomfield, Michigan was selected as a NA3HL Top Prospect during the 2021-22 season. Bakhtin netted 7 goals and had 24 assists in 46 games for Wausau.

“We are thrilled for Pavel and Luke to continue their hockey careers and begin their education together at Indiana Tech. Indiana Tech has solidified themselves as one of the top programs at the ACHA Division 1 level in the past few years and we can’t wait to watch both Luke and Pavel’s development over the next 4 years. Both of these guys worked extremely hard for this opportunity, and I couldn’t be happier for both of them, ” stated Head Coach Colin Bailey.

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