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Charger frosh tabbed the top newcomer for the season's opening month
Alabama Huntsville's Tyrone Bronte Named HCA National Rookie Of The Month
Charger frosh tabbed the top newcomer for the season's opening month

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Dec. 3, 2020 – Alabama Huntsville forward Tyrone Bronte has been named the national Rookie of the Month for November by the Hockey Commissioner's Association the HCA announced Thursday.

Bronte led all UAH players in assists with three helpers in November, which tied him for the team lead in points with three. The Melbourne, Australia native also tied for the team lead with a +2 rating on the ice in his debut month with the Chargers.

Bronte posted two assists in UAH's 4-3 loss at Robert Morris on Nov. 22 for the first multi-assist game by a Charger this season.

The honor is the first for Bronte and the first national accolade for the WCHA this season. The HCA also recognized Wisconsin senior forward Linus Weissbach as its Player of the Month and Minnesota senior netminder Jack LaFontaine as its Goaltender of the Month.

Bronte and the Chargers return to the ice Dec. 5-6 in a two-game non-conference series at WCHA rival Lake Superior State.


About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Men's League

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, among the most historic, tradition-rich and successful conferences in all of collegiate athletics, will mark its 69th season of men's competition in 2020-21. The 10-team NCAA Division I conference consists of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Chargers), the University of Alaska Anchorage (Seawolves), the University of Alaska (Nanooks), Bemidji State University (Beavers), Bowling Green State University (Falcons), Ferris State University (Bulldogs), Lake Superior State University (Lakers), Michigan Technological University (Huskies), Minnesota State University (Mavericks) and Northern Michigan University (Wildcats). For more information, visit wcha.com.