Bobcats pick up physical forward with signing of Rookie Jeremy Schwartz

by Charles Ryan

Wytheville VA - The Blue Ridge Bobcats have signed Rookie Forward Jeremy Schwartz to a professional tryout.

Working as a physical forward Schwartz spent last season spending time working in the slot and crashing the net. Skating with Gaylord Snow in the MIHL where he earned 17 goals, 18 assists, and 35 points in 16 games of action.

Prior to his time with the Snow, Schwartz spent a season in the ACHA with the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies. He saw action in 32 games, earning 15 goals, 20 assists, and 35 points.

During his time in juniors, the 25-year-old Warren Michigan Native spent his time with the Metro Jets in the NJPHL 18U, NA3HL, and the USPHL Premier from 2016 to 2019. He recorded a stat line of 51 goals, 49 assists, and 100 points in 86 nights of action throughout his junior career.

Schwartz’s quick release and puck control were some of the elements that caught the eye of Bobcats Head Coach Vojtech Zemlicka.

“Jeremy was part of the FPHL free agent camp this summer, where he impressed me with his work ethic, explosive skating, and quick shot release. Jeremy has all the abilities he needs to be successful at this level. Jeremy’s puck protection and net drive are great, he’s strong in battles, prides himself on winning races, plays physical, and he’s not afraid to lay his body on the line to block shots,” Zemlicka said.

You can catch Jeremy Schwartz and the rest of the Blue Ridge Bobcats for their home opener and the start of the inaugural season on Friday, October 20th at 7:30 p.m. inside the Apex Center. Don't miss any of the action this season and pick up your season tickets now here.

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