That improvement and versatility has earned him an NCAA Div. I opportunity at the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA) for the coming season.
Masson posted career bests with 15 goals and 39 assists this past season and finished fourth in team scoring with 54 points. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of Newmarket, Ont. amassed 33 goals and 60 assists for 93 points 173 BCHL games. The only game he did not dress for came in the 2015-16 season.
At UAA, Masson will be joining a Seawolves program that has recruited heavily from the BCHL in recent seasons. The Seawolves roster this past season included 13 former BCHLers in Chase Van Allen, Eric Roberts, Tanner Johnson, Jarrett Brown, Mason Mitchell, Austin Azurdia, Matt Anholt, Nathan Renouf, Jonah Renouf, Corey Renwick, Jeremiah Luedtke, Cam Amantea and Olivier Mantha.
UAA competes in the NCAA’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) along with Alaska, Michigan Tech, Ferris State, Lake Superior State, Bemidji State, Northern Michigan, Alabama-Huntsville, Bowling Green and Minnesota State.