Monday, July 28, 2014 - Submitted by Kyle Anderson
The West Kelowna Warriors are happy to announce another college commitment from last season's team, as Braden Pears has committed to Bowling Green University for the 2014/2015 season.
Pears was acquired from the Trail Smoke Eaters on January 7th of 2014, played 19 games for the Warriors last season, finishing with 3 goals and 7 assists in a West Kelowna uniform.
Over his career, Pears played in 242 BCHL games, picking up 18 goals and 70 assists, to go along with only 81 penalty minutes.
“ This is what patience and perseverance is all about. Braden has been in the BCHL for 5 years. His hard work has paid off. The entire Warriors organization congratulates Braden and his family on this wonderful accomplishment. He will add character and a skill set that will be able to play in all situations.” Commented HC/GM Rylan Ferster.
The Warriors will open up their 2014/2015 training camp August 29th at Royal Lepage Place.