Carter Horwitz Signs Amateur Tryout Contract With SPHL’s Macon Mayhem

Carter Horwitz poses for the camera.

BEVERLY, Mass. – Endicott men's ice hockey senior defenseman Carter Horwitz (Tustin, Calif.) has signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO) with the Macon Mayhem of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL).

"Carter has made me a better person and the Endicott community a better place every day," said Endicott men's ice hockey head coach R.J. Tolan. "With his work ethic, competitive spirit, and exceptional speed, Carter will be a great addition to the Macon team."

In 111 career games for the Gulls (2015-19), Horwitz compiled 20 goals and 44 assists for 64 points. Horwitz also registered three power play goals, one short-handed goal, and four game-winning goals during that span.

Horwitz's all-time program ranks include the following: No. 1 in games played, No. 6 in game-winning goals and assists, No. 8 in points, and No. 10 in goals. In the categories previously mentioned, other than games played, Horwitz is ranked second all-time among defensemen in each one.



  • 2017-18 AHCA All-American Scholar
  • 2017-18 CCC Academic All-Conference
  • 2016-17 AHCA All-American Scholar
  • 2016-17 CCC Academic All-Conference
  • Multiple Dean's List Recipient
  • 2018-19 CCC All-Conference Third Team
  • 2018-19 Joe Concannon Award Semifinalist
  • 2019 Northfield Savings Bank Holiday Tournament All-Tournament Team
  • Silver Medalist in 20th Maccabiah Games as a member of the USA Open Men's Ice Hockey Team
  • Selected to play in the 20th Maccabiah Games as a member of the USA Open Men's Ice Hockey Team
  • 2016-17 D3 Preseason Team Selection (10/27/16)
  • 2015-16 ECAC Northeast All-Conference First Team
  • 2015-16 ECAC Northeast All-Rookie Team


The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) is a professional ice hockey league based in Huntersville, North Carolina, with teams located primarily in the southeastern United States as well as Illinois and Indiana in the midwestern United States. 

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)