With several offers from Division I programs left on the table, it was obvious that Hallbauer was unwilling to settle for anything less than the perfect fit. It turned out that RPI was exactly the school Hallbauer was looking for.
“I never technically had an official visit [to RPI],” Hallbauer said. “I went up with my mom during Christmas break and it was just an amazing school. Even with no students there, I could see myself walking around campus. I also chose it because the coaching staff really wants me to succeed and I believe I will get the most out of my opportunity there. They were very driven to have their players develop and their program be successful, and that’s what I want as well.” ....... https://nahl.com/news/story.cfm?id=23446