May 20th, 2019 – CLOQUET, MN
This morning, Minnesota Wilderness Goal Tender, Ryan Fanti announced his commitment to play NCAA Division I Hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Fanti will join the reigning, Division I National Championship team for the 2019/2020 season.
Fanti has been a key player on the Wilderness for two seasons, playing in 77 games for the Minnesota Wilderness and posting over a .91% Save Percentage. Fanti’s leadership has earned him the Asst. Captain badge this season for the Wilderness.
“Ryan is one of the most deserving kids I have ever had the honor of coaching.” Remarks Head Coach Dave Boitz
“UMD is getting an outstanding goaltender and an even better human being. We wish nothing but success for Ryan as he takes this next step in his hockey career and life.” – Coach Boitz.
Fanti will join a host of Bulldogs that have played with the Minnesota Wilderness, including Cole Koepe, Koby Bender, Louie Roehl, and Kobe Roth.
The Minnesota Wilderness is a Tier II Junior Hockey Team in the National American Hockey League (NAHL), based in Cloquet, Mn.