Walpole, MA - The Walpole Express are proud to announce the commitment of Jona Hildreth to SUNY Cortland. The Red Dragons play in the SUNYAC and are based out of Cortland, NY.
Hildreth, a native of Williamsville, NY, spoke about why he chose Cortland, “When I went on my visit to Cortland I fell in love with the campus and athletic facilities right away," said Hildreth.
"Speaking with the coaching staff I got a feeling about how they want to play and felt it was a great fit with my game. Mixed with the Business economics program that I plan to study, everything lined up perfectly," added Hildreth.
Express Coach Cody Campbell spoke to the value Jona has brought to the team this season, ”Jona has been one of our key offensive producers all season long. He has a desire to succeed that is very visible and I have no doubt that he will make an impact on Cortland’s line up immediately.“
”Jona has been very focused on achieving his goal of playing college hockey from the day he arrived in Walpole and I am glad the Express organization could play a part in helping him reach that goal,” continued to Campbell.
Hildreth spoke highly of his experience with the Walpole Express, ”Playing for the Express has helped me so much this season. I have been put in great positions to succeed by coach Campbell and have great teammates who have helped and supported me tremendously during this year. I have really enjoyed my experience playing hockey in Walpole this season.”
Hildreth continued saying, ”Lastly I want to make sure I thank my family and friends who have supported me and helped me throughout my whole life, but especially through my two years of Junior hockey.”
Plese join the entire Express organization in congratulating Jona on his commitment.