UNH commits a former Future Prospects Hockey Camp Attendee! Ryan Verrier, a 5'11', 175 lbs. defenseman from Reading, Massachusetts, has committed to the University of New Hampshire for the Fall of either 2018 or '19. Verrier, born 11-19-1998, has played his last 3 seasons at Austin Preparatory School, a Catholic middle and high school located in Reading.
Verrier's stats steadily increased year-by-year topping as a junior tallying 11 goals and 16 assists in 22 games for Austin Prep. He was the leading scorer on the Austin Prep squad and earned several accolades.
Verrier was named to the 2016 Boston Globe Boys Hockey All-Scholastic "Dream Team" - the top 6 players in D-IA. He was also selected by the Boston Herald for their 2016 All-Scholastic Team. ESPNBoston chose Verrier to the second team MIAA All-State Boys Team and wrote:
"Verrier has proven to be one of the best two-way defenders in the state over his career, as the junior used his speed to score 15 goals, which lead all Div. 1 defenseman. He is just as influential on the defensive side of the puck, as the Cougars defense excelled at limiting shots on net.”
Verrier played with another UNH commit - Eric MacAdams from Salem, MA. Ryan Verrier has transferred to the Salisbury School for his senior year(2016-17 season). Salisbury has won the New England Prep School Championship 5 out of the last 10 years including three in a row in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Verrier attended our Future Prospects Hockey Camp back in 2013 while he was still at Austin Prep. We’d like to wish Ryan the best of luck on his senior season and congratulate him on his commitment to the University of New Hampshire!