Matt Martin Commits to NIU!

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Matt Martin to our 2021-2022 recruiting class. Martin, a 5’9” 165 lbs. forward from Muskegon, Michigan previously playing for Detroit Fighting Irish.

Coach Madonia commented, “Matt was someone that jumped off the screen when we started our recruiting process. Matt has the ability to play up and down the line-up, as well as being able to contribute on both forward and defense. Matt’s previous coaching staff had nothing but great things to say about him, and we couldn’t be more excited to have him!”


Martin stated, “I picked NIU because it seems like a welcoming place and I’m excited to play hockey.”

Player: Matt Martin

Hometown: Muskegon, MI

DOB: 5/6/2000

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 165 lbs.

Previous team: Detroit Fighting Irish

Position: Forward