Corey Jendras, 11 months after being called up to the Santa Fe/ Topeka Roadrunners fromEl Paso has committed to play for the UConn Huskies (AHA).
“UConn was the right situation for me and being so close to home only made it easier.” -Jendras on El Paso
“El Paso is where it started for me whenTrevor Converse , and Coach Herman scouted and signed me.”
“It’s was a great day for Corey, but it was also a great day for us as well” said Rhinos coach Cory Herman.
“One of our main goals is to advance our players, and so far we’ve had some good success with our first year players, and Corey going Division 1 is just the icing on the cake.”
“It (El Paso ) is such an awesome place to play, and Coach Herman is a great guy to play for, he pushed me and put me in a great situation to continue to develop, and then when the call came, he was totally supportive.”
– Cory Jendras 2006/2007 Rhino (Alternate Captain)
“As a player, I owe a lot to The Rhinos organization, they prepared me very well, I might have been the first, but I’m sure I won’t be the last Rhino playing D-1.”