Culver Military Academy prep hockey player Karch Bachman ’15 (Wolcottville, Ind.) has been named the Burger King Athlete of the Week by WSBT-TV in South Bend.
Bachman is one of the 40 top American-born prospects eligible for the National Hockey League Entry Draft in the spring. He played in a top 40 prospects game in September, scoring a goal in the second period. The teams were selected by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting. The game was televised live by the NHL Network.
A forward, Bachman was one of only three high school players selected to play. During his junior season, he recorded 51 points on 36 goals and 15 assists in 41 games. He had 28 penalty minutes. He has verbally committed to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.