In our first ever edition of the Grizzlies Alumni Report, we’ll take a look at three former Grizzlies who are earning their stripes at the Division-III level in college hockey.
NCAA D-III: Vladislav Sorokin is off to a hot start with University of Wisconsin-Stout. The Grizzlies leading scorer from last season is tied for the team lead with four points in six games, all of them goals. With his four goals, Sorokin leads the team and has two more than the next closest player. The St. Petersburg, Russia native also leads the team with two power play goals. Sorokin has already had a two-goal game in his freshman season. Last year, Sorokin scored 41 goals and added 28 assists for Rochester.
NCAA D-III: The first captain in Grizzlies history, Seth Bacon, is in his freshman year with Bethel University in the MIAC. Bacon has played in all five games with for the Royals. The defenseman has seen minutes on the top pairing while also getting time on special teams. In his only season with the Grizzlies, Bacon was nearly a point-per-player, with 35 points (11 G, 24 A) in 37 games played.
NCAA D-III: Although he only played 10 games with the Grizzlies last season, Hunter Hall certainly made an impact with Rochester. The Moorhead, MN native had five goals and five assists in seven regular season games with the Grizzlies before adding three points in three Fraser Cup Playoff games. Hall is off to a solid start in his freshman season with New England College. The forward has a goal and two assists in six games played. He scored his first career goal Nov. 9 against Castleton.