Friday, October 28, 2016

Former Viper Meek Commits To Michigan Tech University:

Former Vernon Vipers defenceman Mitch Meek has committed to Michigan Tech University.

Meek is in his first season with the Vees played parts of one season in Vernon (2014-15) playing in 50 games with the Vipers collecting (6-goals-10-assists-16-points) after coming over in a trade with the Victoria Grizzlies. On October 8th 2014 the Grizzlies traded Brandon Egli, Mitch Meek & Future Considerations to the Vipers for Aydan Macdonald & Jake Emilio. Over the off season the Vipers traded Meek in a three way deal with West Kelowna & Prince George. On July 9th 2015 the Vipers traded Meek to West Kelowna for Mac Ferner before the Warriors traded Meek to Prince George for Luke Harrison.  The Spruce Kings traded Meek to Cowichan on August 12th 2015. In 48 games with the Capitals last year, Meek Collected (5-goals-26-assists-31-points). The Cowichan Capitals traded Meek to the Penticton in a three team trade with Surrey on June 6th 2016.

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Meek Commits to Michigan Tech University

October 19, 2016

by fraser

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The Penticton Vees Jr. A Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Mitch Meek (96) has committed to Michigan Tech University for the 2016 fall semester.

Meek, who’s an Alternate Captain, is in his fifth and final season of junior hockey but his first with the Vees. Through 13 games, the rear-guard has a goal and seven points, helping the Vees to an 11-2-0-0 record.

“It feels great to have reached a goal of mine after all the work I put into my off-season and I’m excited to go to a program with a great history,” said Meek. “I’m going to have a good opportunity to step in and play right away next year and I can’t wait.”

The Victoria, BC, product hit the 200 games played milestone earlier this season and has split his time in the BCHL between Penticton, Cowichan Valley, Vernon and Victoria.  In parts of five seasons the veteran blue-liner has collected 16 goals and 79 points to go along with 170 penalty-minutes in 206 regular season games. He has plenty of playoff experience as well, playing in 38 career Fred Page Cup playoff games and went to the league Final and RBC Cup in 2014 with Vernon.

Meek was acquired from the Cowichan Valley Capitals this summer in an off-season trade.

Michigan Tech University is located in Houghton, Michigan and plays in the 16-team Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). The Huskies are coached by Mel Pearson, who’s in his sixth season as the program’s head coach. In their history, the Huskies have won three national championships, made 10 Frozen Four appearances, 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, won the WCHA Tournament nine times and have won the WCHA Regular Season championship seven times; most recently in 2015.

Meek is the 14th player on the Vees’ roster this season to secure an NCAA Division l commitment.

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