Gentry 16U forward Kurth makes NCAA D1 commitment
December 20, 2019
Gentry Academy, proud members of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL), are pleased to announce that 16U forward Connor Kurth has committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey for the University of Minnesota in the B1G.
Kurth, 16, is in his second season playing for Gentry in the NAPHL. The 5’11/190 lbs. native of Elk River, Minnesota, is currently 2nd in NAPHL scoring this season with 70 points, which includes a league-leading 30 goals.
Kurth was recently selected to and played in the 2019-20 NAPHL 16U All-Star Game, which was held this past weekend on December 15th and where he also recorded a hat-trick.
“I’m Excited and Honored to announce my commitment to play Division 1 Hockey at The University of Minnesota. Thank you to my friends, family, coaches, and everyone who has helped me along the way. #GoGophers,” said Kurth on Twitter.
In 33 career NAPHL games the past two seasons, Kurth has recorded 99 career points.