Former Delta Hockey Academy student-athletes Roan Clarke and Tait Ross have committed to Dartmouth College for the 2023/24 season.
Clarke joined Delta for the 2016/17 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) U15 season. In 15 games the Colverdale, BC netminder recorded a 2.37 GAA, .902 SV%, and a 12-2-0 record with 3 shutouts. The following U15 Prep season Clarke finished with a 3.85 GAA and .900 SV% in 16 games for Delta White.
In 2018/19 with the Delta U16 Prep team Clarke had an 11-6-2 record with 1 shutout, a 2.51 GAA and .911 SV%. In 2019/20, his last season with Delta before making the jump to junior, Clarke had a 13-8-0 record with a 2.79 GAA and .908 SV% in 22 U18 Prep games.
Ross would make his CSSHL debut with Delta White during the 2018/19 U15 Prep season where he would tally 2 goals and 8 assists in 29 games. The Coquitlam, BC defender would return to Delta the following U16 Prep season, finishing with 3 goals and 17 assists in 36 games, before heading to junior for the 2020/21 season.
Dartmouth College is an Ivy League school located in Hanover, New Hampshire. The NCAA Division I team competes in the ECAC Hockey Conference.