Ivanov Takes NA3HL Rookie of the Year Honors

May 11, 2023


Rookie of the Year: Matvey Ivanov, Forward, Texas RoadRunners

Ivanov, 19, finished 2nd in NA3HL scoring during the 2022-23 regular season. The 6’0/170 lbs. native of San Ramon, CA, put up 85 points (39 goals, 46 assists) in his rookie season. His 39 goals tied for 2nd overall in the NA3HL as did his 12 power play goals. He was named the South Division Star of the Week on February 28th and was Runner-Up for Forward of the Month in February.  Ivanov has also signed a tender with the Odessa Jackalopes of the NAHL for the 2023-2024 season and was named to the NA3HL “All Rookie Team”.

“Matvey is a very skilled player that can make things happen and we wish him all the best in Odessa as well as congratulate him on his accomplishments this past season as he was a very big part of our teams success.” States RoadRunners coach Mike Beavis

Beavis has been very busy in the early goings of the off season and is only looking for 1-2 key players to round off his team for the 23-24 season. “we are still looking for 1-2 top defensemen for the coming season but we have time as well as I will see quite a few candidates over the Odessa camp season so I feel pretty good of where things sit at this point.” added Beavis