ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT PRESENTED BY MARIAN UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS - ANDERS FRANZON
Before Anders Franzon joined the professional ranks, he was a four year player for the University of Vermont. At Vermont, Franzon appeared in 125 games and scored 24 points while also accumulating 67 PIM. Once his four years of eligibility were up, he went off to start his professional career in the CHL playing for the Missouri Mavericks in 2014 for the last season of CHL play before the ECHL merger.
In 2015, Franzon joined the Fuel and would play two seasons here in the Circle City. During his two years, Franzon score 32 points while skating in 126 games. After his tenure with the Fuel, Franzon left the States for the EIHL where he contributed to the Sheffield Steelers claiming the 2017 EIHL Cup. That season he appeared in 55 games and totaled 15 points on the year. After winning the cup, Franzon decided to retire from professional hockey.
SEASONS WITH THE FUEL: 2014-16
GAMES PLAYED: 126
About Marian University Indianapolis: Marian University (marian.edu), founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It serves a student body of nearly 3,000 through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana's 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide.
Since 2001, Marian University has been led by President Daniel J. Elsener, whose vision and leadership are transforming the university. In 2013, Marian University opened the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, home to its College of Osteopathic Medicine. Marian University has amassed 36 national championships in cycling, captured the NAIA Football National Championship in 2012 and 2015, and won the NAIA Women's Basketball Championship in 2016 and 2017.