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By Force Staff, 03/25/20, 4:30PM CDT


The Fargo Force announced today that forward, Aaron Grounds, has committed to America International College (AIC).

The Jamestown, ND native began his junior career in the NAHL in the 2017-18 season. Skating with the Minot Minotauros for 18 games he scored two points (1g,1a) before advancing to the USHL. 

Grounds first skated in eight games with the Omaha Lancers tallying one goal and one assist. He was then traded to the Sioux City Musketeers for the remainder of the season, skating in 29 games and tallying three assists. The following season in Sioux City, he suited up for 47 games where he recorded six goals, six assists, and 62 penalty minutes.

This past season Grounds joined the Force for an outstanding final season of junior hockey, where he was named assistant captain. He skated in 45 games, totaling 16 points (12g, 4a) and 36 penalty minutes before the 2019-20 USHL season was cut short.