IHRKE COMMITS TO NIU FOR 2019-2020

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Mason Ihrke to our 2019-2020 recruiting class. Ihrke, a 5’11’’ 160 lbs. forward from Waunakee, WI was a member of Waunakee High School this past season.

“Mason is a dynamic player that really understands the game,” said NIU D1 Head Coach Mike Rucinski. “He is fast and will bring that key element for us.”

“I really like the atmosphere of the college on campus and at the rink” said Ihrke. “I also think this is a great group of guys and I can’t wait to get to know them.”

Player: Mason Ihrke
Hometown: Waunakee, WI
DOB: 8/21/2001
Height: 5’11’’
Weight: 160 lbs.
Previous team: Waunakee High School
Position: Forward

About Northern Illinois University Hockey
Northern Illinois University (NIU) Hockey was founded in 1965 and has a long, rich history as the oldest sports club on campus. The Huskies play out of the Leafs Ice Centre and have the best fans and loudest crowds in the ACHA. The Leafs Ice Centre is one of Chicago’s state of the art ice arena’s that houses the Huskies in their pro style locker room along with coaches’ offices on site. NIU offers out of state students in state tuition rates which helps all future NIU Hockey student athletes take advantage of Illinois’s most affordable public college. To apply to NIU, visit www.niu.edu/apply/index.shtml. For more information about NIU Hockey, please visit www.niuhockey.com.