Two former Yale Hockey Academy student-athletes and current Chilliwack Chiefs have committed to the University of Vermont.
Ethan Bowen spent the 2016/17 season with the Yale U15 Prep team finishing seventh in league scoring with 62 points in 29 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) games. His 33 goals, 29 assists and 62 points were all team highs that season. Following the conclusion of the 2016/17 season, the Kelowna Rockets would select Bowen in the second round, 39th overall in the 2017 Western Hockey League (WHL) Draft.
The forward would join his hometown Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) in 2018/19, finishing with 39 points in 58 games. In 2019/20 Bowen would tally 31 points in 41 games before being selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the seventh round, 207th overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Bowen would finish the 2020/21 season with 21 points in 19 games, and currently has 27 points in 23 games this season.
Dawson Good spent the 2017/18 season with the Yale U16 Prep team. In 34 CSSHL games he would finish second in team scoring with 36 points. The Abbotsford, BC forward would join Chilliwack full time for the 2020/21 season, finishing with 4 goals and 6 assists in 20 games. This year Good currently sits second in team scoring with 30 points in 28 games.
The University of Vermont is an NCAA Division I school located in Burlington, Vermont. The team competes in the Hockey East conference.