MARION - A successful backstroke swim always starts under water.
Once the swimmer surges from the wall, they are allowed to remain submerged for the first 15 yards. Kick too big, and the speed is hindered by excessive drag. Kick too small, ... »
Name: A.J. Villella
Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 178 pounds
Hometown: Davie, Florida
Noteworthy: First season with RoughRiders. Was team’s 13th-round pick in 2016 USHL Entry Draft, Phase II. Only Floridian on team. Played for Boston Jr. Bruins previous two seasons. Had nine goals and 29 points in 28 games for U-18 team last season. Has committed to play college hockey at Northeastern University.