By: Erica Koehler,

The New Ulm Steel is proud to announce that forward Keegan Bauman has committed to play WIAC (NCAA D-III) hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. 

“I chose Stout because of the education you can recieve. The campus just felt perfect for me,” said Bauman. 

Bauman, a native of Champlin Park, Minnesota, joined the Steel at the beginning of the 2018-19 season after one year with the Willmar WarHawks. So far, Bauman has played in 70 games for the Steel, tallying 30 goals and 43 assists. 

“Being in New Ulm for the past two years has been amazing. My billets, my teammates, the organization, everyone has been very supportive and helpful on my journey,” said Bauman.

Prior to his time in the NA3HL, Bauman played for Champlin Park High School and the Minnesota Magicians 16U.