WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita Thunder announced the signing of forward Walker Sommer for the 2022-23 season.
Sommer turns pro after splitting a four-year collegiate career at the Air Force Academy and Niagara University. During his first two years at Air Force, the 26-year-old netted 19 points (10g-9a) in 53 games. Sommer helped the Falcons to a AHA Championship in 2017-18.
After taking the 2019-20 off for a transfer year, Sommer headed to Niagara, where he recorded 30 points (16g-14a) in 47 games for the Purple Eagles. The Avon, Ohio native was named as an All-American Scholar in 2021-22 and also was named as an alternate captain during his senior campaign.