Miami sophomore defenseman Matt Joyaux has left school and joined the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League.
RedHawks’ coach Enrico Blasi tweeted the announcement on Friday.
@Matt_Joyaux has decided to return to junior hockey. We wish him luck w the next chapter of his career and thank him for his contributions
— Rico Blasi (@CoachBlasi) December 12, 2014
Joyaux tallied two goals and seven points as a freshman in 2013-14, but had played just four games this season, registering one assist.
Joyaux’s brother, Chris, is a junior blueliner with the RedHawks and will remain with Miami.