St. Louis defenseman McAtee commits to Arkansas

The Razorback Hockey team is pleased to announce that D-Cam McAtee has committed to Arkansas. The 5’11” 205 lbs. right-shooting Defenseman recently completed his junior hockey career with the St. Louis Jr. Blues (NA3HL).

McAtee, a native of Wentzville, MO joins the Razorbacks after spending seven years with the St. Louis Jr. Blues organization. During the 2017-18 campaign, McAtee served as the team’s Assistant Captain and averaged more than a point per game, scoring 15 goals in 46 games while adding 33 assists. In 2016-17, posted 27 points in 31 games (3 goals, 24 assists). In 166 total games with the Jr. Blues, McAtee amassed an impressive 28 goals and 87 assists.

McAtee also took part in the 2016 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament, scoring a goal in the event. He also spent a portion of the 2014-15 season playing in the NAPHL for the St. Louis Selects 18U team.

McAtee, who plans to study Criminal Justice, commented, “I love being on the ice and I can’t wait to win my first college championship.” Regarding his commitment to the University of Arkansas more specifically, McAtee said, I chose the University of Arkansas because of the academics and what they had to offer for my degree.” He added, “I chose to play hockey here because I feel like I can develop my game more while also getting a good degree.”

The University of Arkansas fields two hockey teams.  The Division I team just released its 2018-19 schedule (view here). It has, since 2015, competed in the Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (learn more here).   The Division III team will in 2018-19 begin its twelfth season competing in the Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (learn more here).  All home games are played at The Jones Center for Families in Springdale.