Collin Delia repeats as Fuel Grad of the Month
Presented by Marian University IndianapolisMar 5, 2018
For the second straight month, Rockford IceHogs goaltender Collin Delia has been named the Fuel Grad of the Month, presented by Marian University Indianapolis.
Since the beginning of February, the rookie goaltender has posted a 5-2-1 record in eight appearances, along with a 2.73 goals against average and a .910 save percentage. Delia logged a career-high 46 saves during a 4-3 overtime loss to the Manitoba Moose on Feb. 2, and recently picked up his first professional shutout in a 34-save victory over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on March 3. On Monday, the 23-year-old was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week, becoming the first IceHog to earn the award since fellow Fuel product Mac Carruth did in April 2016.
A native of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif, Delia started the 2017-18 season in Indy, recording a 1-7-2 record in 10 appearances. In 19 total AHL games since his reassignment to Rockford, Delia has compiled an 11-6-2 record, a 2.78 goals against average and a .901 save percentage.
About Marian University Indianapolis: Marian University (marian.edu), founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It serves a student body of nearly 3,000 through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana’s 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide.
Since 2001, Marian University has been led by President Daniel J. Elsener, whose vision and leadership are transforming the university. In 2013, Marian University opened the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, home to its College of Osteopathic Medicine. Marian University has amassed 36 national championships in cycling, captured the NAIA Football National Championship in 2012 and 2015, and won the NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship in 2016 and 2017.