The Green Bay Gamblers announced on Tuesday that forward Chad Hillebrand has committed to Western Michigan University. Hillebrand will begin his collegiate career in the fall of 2020. Hillebrand was acquired by the Gamblers this off-season through the Central Illinois Dispersal draft. Hillebrand appeared in 55 games with Central Illinois last season, tallying 23 points (11g & 12a). In 13 games this season, Hillebrand has eight points (5g & 3a).
Hillebrand joins the following players on the 2019-2020 roster committed to NCAA Division 1 programs; Gavin Enright (Bemidji State), Noah Ganske (Northern Michigan), Xan Gurney (Western Michigan), Mason Lohrei (Ohio State), Dylan Moulton (Bowling Green), Luke Mylymok (Minnesota Duluth), Tyler Paquette (Penn State), Nicolas Petruolo (Union), Jake Schmaltz (North Dakota), Alex Servagno (Ohio State), Braiden Simmons-Fischer (Western Michigan), Camden Thiesing (Ohio State), McKade Webster (Denver), Dylan Wendt (Michigan), Dalton Wright (Union), Nicholas Zabaneh (Michigan) and Brady Ziemer (St. Cloud State).