Brad Kobryn Inks Professional Tryout (PTO) Contract with SPHL's Huntsville Havoc

Brad Kobryn, the leading scorer in Adrian ACHA history, is the fourth Bulldog--and second off last season's national championship squad--to sign professionally. (Action photo by Mike Dickie)
Brad Kobryn, the leading scorer in Adrian ACHA history, is the fourth Bulldog--and second off last season's national championship squad--to sign professionally. (Action photo by Mike Dickie)
ADRIAN, Mich.--Adrian College head coach Gary Astalos has announced that recent graduate Brad Kobryn (Hamilton, Ontario/Elmira Sugar Kings (GOJHL) has signed a professional tryout (PTO) contract with the Huntsville Havoc of the Southern Professional Hockey League, becoming the second Bulldogs American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I player to sign professionally after Adrian's ACHA national championship win in March. Kobryn will join the Havoc for training camp in October.
 
Last season, Kobryn served as an assistant captain and helped the program to its first ACHA Division 1 title in Columbus, Ohio. He earned All-America and All-Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League First Team accolades all four years of his collegiate career--the program's only skater to make the feat.
 
For his career, Kobryn racked up 167 goals and 88 assists for 255 points in 135 games. He holds Adrian ACHA records for goals and points in a career and season, and lists second in ACHA history (more than 25 years) for all-time goals and 10th in points. As a freshman, he tallied an unprecedented 77-point season as part of 55 goals scored in his 2014-15 campaign.
 
Adrian posted a 122-17 overall record and was 68-8 in GLCHL play during Kobryn's tenure.
 
His other career highlights include ACHA Men's D-1 Rookie of the Year his freshman season in 2015, two-time national player of the year in 2015 and '17 as well as a finalist for the ACHA award in 2018, 2014 GLCHL Rookie of the Year, 2015 GLCHL Tournament Most Valuable Player and GLCHL MVP in 2015 and '18.
 
"Brad has been a leader for our program for the past four years," said Astalos, who is a two-time GLCHL Coach of the Year and 2018 ACHA Men's D-1 COY entering his third season at the helm. "He is a natural goal scorer who I think will translate really well to the pro level. I wish him nothing but the absolute best and look forward to following his career."
 

In other ACHA D1 Bulldogs men's news on the pro scene, Tyler Lepore and Matthew Schwehr from the 2016-17 squad have suited up for Odense IK/Denmark2 and Neusser EV/Germany4, respectively.

Including Brad and Austyn, to have four ACHA D1 players from the program play professionally in the last two seasons is outstanding, Astalos said.

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