BROOKS, AB (January 29, 2020) – The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are thrilled to announce that 2000-born defenceman Tim Rego has committed to Cornell University.
The Mansfield, Massachusetts native leads all Bandit defenceman in points with 52 (19 goals, 33 assists) in 46 games played. At 6’0? 180lb the blue liner is 2nd in the AJHL defenceman scoring race and leads all defenders with 19 goals.
Located in Ithaca, New York, the Cornell Big Red compete in the ECAC, under head coach Mike Schafer. Rego is the second Bandit in franchise history to commit to Cornell joining current Big Red captain, Jeff Malott.
Prior to joining the Bandits, Rego skated with Williston Northampton School where he was team captain and led all defensemen in scoring with 24 points (13 goals, 11 assists) in 27 games.
Rego is the twelfth player on the 2019-20 Bandits roster committed to an NCAA Division I school, joining:
Tyler Bates (Colorado College)
Corson Ceulemans (University of Wisconsin)
Phip Waugh (University of Vermont)
David Paluch (University of Vermont)
James McIsaac (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Taylor Makar (University of Massachusetts)
Greg Japchen (University of Nebraska-Omaha)
Pierce Charleson (Michigan State University)
Randy Hernandez (Robert Morris University)
Jakob Lee (Merrimack College)
Ryan McAllister (Western Michigan University)
Rego and the Bandits host the Okotoks Oilers on Wednesday, January 29th, game time is 6:30 PM.