Thief River Falls, MN | Thief River Falls Norskies Forward Mitchell Soderberg ( 5’10 165 RW 1997 ) commits to Concordia at Moorehead. The Cobbers are an established NCAA Division 3 hockey program which plays in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC).
Mitchell returned to the Norskies to play his final year of juniors. Mitchell appeared in 54 Regular Season games scoring 19 Goals and adding 35 Assists for 54 Points with 6 PPG and 3 SHG and 28 PIM. Mitchell also appeared in 4 playoff games for the Norskies in 2016-2017 adding 3 PTS.
Soderberg on playing for the Norskies,” It was a privilege to play for the Thief River Falls Norskies and their excellent coaching staff for my last year of juniors. The coaches taught me to work to my strengths as a player and made me feel appreciated for the contributions that I brought to the team. I enjoyed playing this year with such a competitive and talented team and made many great friendships and memories. The Norskies not only develop you as a hockey player but also as a young man. I knew coach Workman and the Norskies organization could help me achieve my goal of playing NCAA college hockey and I am grateful for the opportunity that I now have.”
Coach Workman on Soderberg,” I am beyond thrilled to see Mitchell have the opportunity to play collegiate hockey. He has continuously impressed myself and our staff since he first made the Thief River Falls Norskies. I am certain he is going to surprise his new staff in the 4 years he attends Concordia. I personally, am very excited to follow his hockey career at Concordia College.”
Mitchell becomes the 5th Thief River Falls Norskies’ player to commit to a college hockey program for next season. He joins fellow Norskies players Jared Pedersen (St. Olaf Oles NCAA Division 3), Parker Simonson (Concordia Cobbers NCAA Division 3), Logan Jackson (Concordia Cobbers NCAA Division 3) , Michael Johnson (Concordia Cobbers NCAA Division 3).
Make sure you stay tuned as there will be more commitments being announced soon, It is a great time to be a Norskie player!