McKinney native Alex Cromwell, who has been playing for junior hockey team Fort McMurray Oil Barons , accepted a scholarship to attend and play for Providence College (NCAA Div. I). The Providence Friars play in the Hockey East Conference.
The Oil Barons announced it and it was posted on junior hockey.com.
According to the story, Cromwell, who is 19 years old, is the fourth Oil Baron to commit to a NCAA program joining teammates Mitch Vanderlaan (Cornell University), Kevin Miller (Ohio State University), and Tanner Jaillet (Denver University).
Cromwell plays wing. For a history of his career, please click here.