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    Georgia Hockey Hosting Pink in the Rink Games

    Date:10/18/2019   Source:ACHA  

    The University of Georgia hockey team will be partnering with Bulldogs Battling Breast Cancer (BBBC) and St. Mary’s Hospital of Athens for their “Pink in the Rink” hockey game on October 17 and 18. The Bulldogs will face off against Clemson on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m., and will play against Georgia Tech on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The team is encouraging fans to wear pink in ...


    CHI Hires Longtime ACHA Coach Hogan as Director of Education

    Date:10/17/2019   Source:ACHA  

    College Hockey Inc. has named Sean Hogan as the organization’s new Director of Education, Executive Director Mike Snee announced today. Hogan, a 41-year-old native of Waterford, Mich., will lead College Hockey Inc.’s efforts to promote NCAA hockey to talented young players and their families. “Sean’s passion for the college hockey experience is obvious the moment you meet him,” Snee said. “He com...


    ADRIAN COLLEGE LEAPS PAST MINOT STATE INTO NO. 1 SPOT IN ACHA MEN’S D1 POLL

    Date:10/16/2019   Source:ACHA  

    UNION LAKE, Mich. – (October 16, 2019) – Adrian College received 12 out of 29 first-place votes to jump past Minot State University and into the top spot in the 2019-2020 ACHA Men's Division I Ranking No. 3.  The Bulldogs hammered visiting Mercyhurst University 9-0 on Thursday and 8-1 on Friday to improve to 4-0-0 on the season.  Idle Minot State (2-0-2), the defending Me...


    Musketeers Continue Their Hot Start While Visiting Historic Campus

    Date:10/15/2019   Source:ACHA  

    The Musketeers loaded up the bus, and headed on their first true road trip of the season. Annapolis, Maryland was the destination - The Naval Academy the opponent.    Though there were two games scheduled to take place on the ice, the weekend was much more than that for the Musketeers - A chance to bond. A chance to visit one of the most fascinating campuses in the country. U...


    From Adrian College to the American Hockey League: Former Bulldog Ted Anstett Skates His Way to the AHL

    Date:10/10/2019   Source:ACHA  

    The following article appeared on www.Carly Costello.wixsite.com. There was a familiar name on the back of one of the jerseys skating around the ice on Sunday evening at Arrington Ice Arena, but that name wasn’t on the back of a player’s jersey, but the referee. If you would have been at a Men's ACHA D1 game in Adrian three years ago, you probably would've seen the same name ...


    MINOT STATE DROPS TWO GAMES IN OT BUT STILL RANKED NO. 1 IN ACHA MEN’S DIVISION 1 RANKING

    Date:10/09/2019   Source:ACHA  

    UNION LAKE, Mich. – (October 9, 2019) – Minot State University, the defending Men's Division I National Champions of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, received 12 out of 30 first-place votes to come in as this week’s choice for the top spot in the 2019-2020 ACHA Men's Division I Ranking No. 2.  The Beavers lost both of its games over the weekend in overtime...


    HARPER JOINS ACHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Date:10/07/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, MI (October 7, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), the governing body for non-NCAA men’s and women’s hockey in the United States, announced today the appointment of Ashley Harper to its Board of Directors serving in the role of Women’s Division 1 Vice President.      In her role as Women’s Division 1 Vice President, Harper...


    Denison Moves up to ACHA Division II

    Date:10/03/2019   Source:ACHA  

    JILL REINER Staff Writer for The Denisonian After a successful 2018-19 campaign that was highlighted by a regular season championship, the Denison Men’s Ice Hockey program will be making the jump from ACHA Division III to ACHA Division II for the 2019-20 season. With this change, Denison will now face tougher opponents than they ever have as a program, with the likes of Ohio State, Xavier ...


    #ACHA Selects Record Shootout Win

    Date:10/03/2019   Source:ACHA  

    #ACHA M2 Selects 4 - PGAFKSIT 4 (OT) [M2 wins SO 3-2 in 5 rounds] ...


    #ACHA Select Squad Edged in OT

    Date:10/03/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Troy, MI – (October 3, 2019) - In game two at the Student Hockey Challenge taking place in Barnaul, Russia October 1 – 6, 2019, the ACHA M2 Select Team was edged in overtime, 4-3, by UK Praha.  ...


    ACHA Alum Added to St. Cloud State Staff

    Date:10/02/2019   Source:ACHA  

    St. Cloud State University Director of Athletics Heather Weems has announced the hiring of Nick Tomczyk as the Huskies' new Director of Hockey Operations and Video Coordinator. He will replace T.J. Jindra, who recently took a new job with the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. "We are very excited to have Nick (Tomczyk) join our staff here at St. Cloud State," Huskies me...


    MINOT STATE ROUTS COLORADO AS BEAVERS RANK NO. 1 IN AMERICAN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION MEN’S DIVISION 1 RANKING

    Date:10/02/2019   Source:ACHA  

    UNION LAKE, Mich. – (October 2, 2019) – Minot State University, the defending Men's Division I National Champions of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, received 32 out of 33 first-place votes to come in as this week’s choice for the top spot in the 2019-2020 ACHA Men's Division I Ranking No. 1.  The Beavers hammered the University of Colorado over the weeken...


    Student Hockey Challenge Underway in Russia

    Date:10/02/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Troy, MI – (October 2, 2019) - The Student Hockey Challenge taking place in Barnaul, Russia October 1 – 6, 2019 is now underway. The ACHA M2 Select Team dropped a 3-2 decision to the host squad, Dynamo-Altai-Student in front of a sell-out crowd at Barnaul’s in their newly refurbished arena. Dynamo-Altai-Student 3 - #ACHA M2 Selects 2 After a hard fought loss to open up their t...


    FAU Hockey Volunteers to Support Chariots On Ice

    Date:09/30/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Yesterday, two student-athletes, Josh Ramer and Phil Myers, volunteered their time to support Chariots On Ice (www.chariotsonice.org), a non-profit that runs free clinics to learn the adaptive sport of sled hockey in South Florida. The organization is funded by a partial grant from the Florida Panthers Foundation. They provide the sleds in sizes to accommodate almost anyone ages 4 to 90. Yesterda...


    University of Miami Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Date:09/26/2019   Source:ACHA  

    The University of Miami recently spearheaded international hockey development with teams from Latin America and scrimmages with the National Teams from Colombia and Argentina.     The University of Miami recently spearheaded international hockey development with teams from Latin America and scrimmages with the National Teams from Colombia and Argentina.   Click h...


    ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio

    Date:09/25/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. – (Sept. 25, 2019) – ACHA’s Executive Director Craig Barnett recently appeared on the NHL's Network Radio “The Morning Skate" show on SiriusXM radio.   Click here to listen to interview.   For more information about ACHA, log on www.acha.org. Friend ACHA on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. For further information, please contact ACHA Exe...


    WCHC Continuing to Trend Upward

    Date:09/23/2019   Source:ACHA  

    As published by CA Rubber Hockey Magazine, September 2019 issue and written by Greg Ball   As it enters its 10th season of existence, there’s no doubt that the West Coast Hockey Conference is thriving. Perhaps the biggest indicator of the conference’s success is that it keeps growing - the WCHC will expand to 10 teams this season when it welcomes UC Irvine and Cal State Bakersfi...


    Student Hockey Challenge Schedule Announced for M2 Select Team

    Date:09/20/2019   Source:ACHA  

    GAME SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR STUDENT HOCKEY CHALLENGE IN RUSSIA For Immediate Release:  Troy, MI – (September 20, 2019) - The Student Hockey Challenge taken place in Barnaul, Russia October 1 – 6, 2019 has released the schedule. The ACHA M2 Select Team will open up playing the 2018 defending Champions and host, Barnaul in their newly refurbished arena. This game will be a very bi...


    Instructional ACHATRAVEL.com Guide Highlighted on YouTube

    Date:09/13/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. – (September 13, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), the governing body for non-NCAA men’s and women’s collegiate hockey in the United States, announced today an instructional guide for its new travel platform - www.achatravel.com - on YouTube.    The detailed two-minute video, narrated by a former ACHA student-athlete, provide...


    MINOT STATE LOOKS TO DEFEND TITLE AS BEAVERS RANK NO. 1 IN ACHA MEN’S DIVISION 1 PRESEASON RANKING

    Date:09/12/2019   Source:ACHA  

    UNION LAKE, Mich. – (September 11, 2019) – Minot State University, the defending Men's Division I National Champions of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, received 19 out of 24 first-place votes to come in as this year’s pick for the top spot in the 2019-2020 ACHA Men's Division I Preseason Ranking. Second-ranked Lindenwood University received three first place v...


    WCHL ADDS GRAND CANYON, NEVADA-LAS VEGAS AND UTAH FOR 2020-2021

    Date:09/10/2019   Source:ACHA  

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (September 10, 2019) - The Western Collegiate Hockey League (“WCHL”) announces that the American Collegiate Hockey Association Men’s Division 1 conference will expand for the 2020-2021 season by adding three current ACHA M1 member organizations:  the Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ) Antelopes, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV) Rebels,...


    University of Mary Joins ACHA Men’s DII Mountain West Collegiate Hockey Conference

    Date:09/10/2019   Source:ACHA  

    The University of Mary men’s hockey program is set to become an official full member of the ACHA Men’s DII Mountain West Collegiate Hockey Conference (MWCHC) beginning with the 2019-20 season. UMary will have all rights and privileges associated with the MWCHC.   The MWCHC and its member institutions are proud to welcome the University of Mary, last year’s #1 team in the A...


    Foundation helps FGCU program build reefs to restore oyster habitats

    Date:09/10/2019   Source:ACHA  

    FGCU researchers and nationwide partners continue to look for unique solutions to Southwest Florida’s water crisis. The FGCU ice hockey team breeds ground for nature’s own water filters with broken hockey sticks. Once an environmental concern, these sticks become repurposed to help marine ecosystems in need. The Rink2Reef oyster habitats waterways restoration program has 45 artificial...


    2021 Championships to be Held at New England Sports Center

    Date:08/27/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, MI (Aug. 27, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), the governing body for non-NCAA men’s and women’s hockey in the United States, announced today its 2021 National Championships will be held at the New England Sports Center (NESC) in Marlborough, MA. The event will be held March 25-31, 2021, marking the 30th anniversary under the ACHA umbrella. The fa...


    Olympic Gold Medalist Brown-Miller Hired as Aquinas College Women's Hockey Coach

    Date:08/27/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Aquinas College Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Athletics Nick Davidson has announced former Princeton coach and USA Hockey Gold Medalist Lisa Brown-Miller as the second-ever head coach of the Saints' women's hockey program. Brown-Miller comes to Aquinas with tremendous experience at the highest levels of hockey, both as a player and coach.   Coach Brown-Miller attend...


    2020 Men’s Division 2 Regional Sites Selected

    Date:08/27/2019   Source:ACHA  

      The ACHA would is proud to announce the sites for the 2020 Men’s Division 2 Regionals. The Central Division Regionals will be hosted by Grand Valley State University at Griffs Georgetown in Allendale, Michigan, February 28th thru March 1st. The Northeast Division Regionals will be hosted by Keene State University at Keene ICE in Keene, New Hampshire, February 28th thru March 1st. ...


    M2 Select Team Prepares for Student Hockey Challenge in Russia

    Date:08/15/2019   Source:ACHA  

    For Immediate Release:  Troy, MI – (August 15, 2019) - The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) has finalized its roster for their Men’s Division 2 Select Team that will be participating in the Student Hockey Challenge in Russia this fall.  Hosted by the Student Hockey League (Russia), this event will take place October 1-6, 2019 in Barnaul, Russia and is desig...


    Welcome to ACHATRAVEL.com

    Date:08/09/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Introducing A New Travel Partnership The American College Hockey Association is proud to announce HPN Global, a leader in worldwide travel solutions, as the Preferred Travel Partner of the ACHA. Championed by a former ACHA player, ACHATRAVEL.COM was created to ease the burden of booking travel for teams, coaches, parents, referees, sponsors and fans by leveraging proprietary technology which cons...


    ACHA Adopts Policy Requiring Participants to be 18 Years Old

    Date:08/05/2019   Source:ACHA  

    NEW POLICY ON 17 YEAR OLD PLAYERS   First, we are sorry for the delay in getting this information out, but the situation has been fluid and the analysis of the law by legal teams has been slower than we would have liked. Without that analysis, an informed decision has been difficult.   The adoption by Congress of the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorizat...


    2020 ACHA National Tournament Set For Return to Texas

    Date:07/29/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. – (July 29, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), the governing body for non-NCAA men’s and women’s collegiate hockey in the United States, announced today the unveiling of the 2020 ACHA National Championships logo. The championships which will take place at the Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas for the second consecutive year.   Now i...