The Surrey Eagles Hockey Club is proud to announce that assistant captain Darius Davidson has committed to American International College (AIC) for 2017-2018. Davidson, who recently played his 200th BCHL game, becomes the 6th current Eagles player to receive a scholarship to play NCAA Division I hockey.
The AIC Yellow Jackets compete in the Atlantic Hockey conference, alongside US Air Force Academy, US Military Academy, Bentley University, Canisius College, Holy Cross, Mercyhurst, Niagara, Robert Morris, RIT, and Sacred Heart.
AIC is located in Springfield, Massachusetts and was founded in 1885. The men’s hockey team plays their home games at MassMutual Center in downtown Springfield. The arena seats almost 7,000 spectators when configured for hockey, and is also the home of the AHL’s Springfield Falcons. The team’s current leading scorer is Blake Christensen, who played in the BCHL last season for the Wenatchee Wild.
This season with the Eagles, Davidson leads the team in scoring with 22 goals and 20 assists in 40 games. The soon-to-be 21-year-old has racked up more than 130 total points in his BCHL career.
Fellow Surrey, BC native and teammate Jeffrey Stewart committed to Colgate University last season – which means two homegrown talents have received NCAA opportunities through the Surrey Eagles program.
The entire Eagles organization congratulates Darius on this excellent news!