The Ohio State men's hockey team got a big boost for the upcoming season on Monday night.
Ohio State announced Monday that Carson Meyer, a transfer from Miami (Ohio) who is also a prospect for the Columbus Blue Jackets, has been granted a waiver by the NCAA and will be immediately eligible to play for the Buckeyes this upcoming season.
Exciting news today, cant wait to get the season started! https://t.co/qmWbupaBxr
— Carson Meyer (@72cmeys) July 31, 2018
A sixth-round pick by the Blue Jackets in 2017, Meyer – a native of Powell, Ohio – scored 10 goals and had 16 assists for Miami as a freshman during the 2016-17 season. He had only six goals and four assists last season, however, after battling a tapeworm, as documented by The Athletic's Aaron Portzline.
Back healthy and eligible to play now, though, Meyer projects to be one of the Buckeyes' top forwards this upcoming season.
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