January 22, 2012

Big Red Jersey

Choate's Alex Rauter (6' 1", 180), a 1994-born forward has committed to Cornell for 2013. Alex is from Basking Ridge, NJ, and in his first year at Choate. In 16 games this season Alex has scored 14 goals and added 21 assists, good for second on the team in scoring.

Alex spent last season playing with the North Jersey Avalanche in the Atlantic Metro League and with Chatham High School. In AMYHL play Alex scored 33 goals and had 22 assists in 22 games. For Chatham, Alex scored 40 goals and added 44 assists in helping his school to a Class B title. Alex finished tied for the state lead in points and was named to the All-State second team.

Alex was ranked 172 in the recent midterm rankings by NHL Central Scouting.

Welcome to Cornell, Alex.

Note: Rereading this post yesterday I realized I had referred to North Jersey as New Jersey...apologies to the Avalanche.

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