|Stenerson in action with Surrey ... (photo credit Garret James - BCHL)|
Surrey Eagles 1993 playmaking forward Michael Stenerson has committed to play for the UAA Seawolves beginning in 2012-2013. Stenerson (5ft 10in 165lbs) is in his first season of Junior A hockey after spending last two years respectively at the Major Midget level with Valley West Hawks and Semiahmoo Ravens of the BCMMHL.
In this BCHL release Michael talks about coming to UAA saying,
"This is a great Christmas present. I am really excited to be going to Alaska-Anchorage, a Division 1 team. I would like to thank Coach Shyiak for providing me this opportunity and the Eagles coaches, especially Matt Erhart, and players for helping me attain my goal of playing collegiate hockey."
Surrey's Head Coach Erhart goes on to say,
"Mike has worked extremely hard for this and will be a key part to a great school in the WCHA. The coaching staff is very proud of his accomplishment and we look forward to developing his skills for Div 1 hockey."
So far this season the left-handed forward has played in 35 Eagles games scoring 7 goals and adding 14 assists. 4 of his goals have come as part of the 2nd power play unit. Surrey is currently in 3rd place in the BCHL's Coastal Conference with a 22-12-1-2 record for 47 points.
Welcome to the Seawolves Michael. We'll be tracking your progress here for the remainder of this season and next. Best of luck to you and the Eagles.