CEDAR RAPIDS - Earlier this season, a reporter asked Iowa City West boys' tennis coach Mitch Gross about the #x201c;triple crown#x201d; of prep tennis.
At the time, Gross dismissed the thought of winning a state championship in singles, dou ... »
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.