The Daily Collegian has a feature on Darren Rowe written by Steve Levine. The piece focuses on Rowe coming from the non-traditional hockey state of California.
As a five-year-old growing up in Southern California, Darren Rowe had no idea he would wind up across the country playing defense for the Massachusetts hockey team.
Tired from practice, Rowe emerged from the practice rink's locker room clearly drained. But there's never a time when Rowe refuses to play, or even talk about hockey.
Rowe hails from Simi Valley, about 40 minutes northeast of Los Angeles and 20 minutes from the Ventura County beach. It's not your typical hockey area, but Rowe's interest in the sport flourished nonetheless, and he credits his father and great uncle for introducing him to the sport.
Read the complete article here.