PENSACOLA, Fla. (October 18, 2017) – The Pensacola Ice Flyers have acquired the playing rights of veteran forward Trever Hertz from the Mississippi RiverKings in exchange for future considerations.
“I am eager to be a part of the Ice Flyers organization,” stated Hertz. “I have heard nothing but great things about the city of Pensacola and the fan base we have here.”
The 6’1”, 194-lb. forward is a native of Jaffray, BC, Canada. Hertz has played the last three seasons with the SPHL. In his first year, he played for the Fayetteville FireAntz (currently Fayetteville Marksmen), where he scored 17 goals and 17 assists for a total of 34 points in 56 games. The last two seasons he spent with the Knoxville Ice Bears where he netted 28 goals and 56 assists, totaling 84 points in 106 games.
Before playing pro, Hertz played four years at NCAA Division III Utica College in 104 games, where he amassed 44 goals and 58 assists for a total of 102 points. For his senior season, he was named captain. After his senior season, he played four games for the Mississippi Surge (now the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs), two of which were during their playoffs run.
“I recruited Trevor from college years ago, and have enjoyed watching him mature both in his career on the ice and off,” said Coach Bes. “To be able to add the experience that Trever has, as well as his leadership, it will be an asset to our club. I am thrilled to have him as a part of the Ice Flyers organization.”
“I am excited to further my skills under Coach Bes again. I love his coaching style and passion for the game. I know it is going to be a great season,” concluded Hertz.