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    W2 Oswego State Gains ACHA Status

    Date:09/21/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Oswegonian By Luke Owens After the Student Association ruled in favor of “Equal Play, Equal Pay” last season, the Oswego State women’s club hockey team was able to make the jump to the American Collegiate Hockey Association. The Lakers will join the likes of big-name schools like Notre Dame, Maryland, the University of Connecticut, Ohio State and in-state rival Univers...


    W1 Arizona State is ready to take off in program's third year

    Date:09/21/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The State Press By Andrew Bell At this time last year, the ASU women’s hockey team was looking sparse. Today, the team has its first full roster since its inception.   The Sun Devils took the ice last season on opening night with three defensemen, nine forwards and one goaltender. Compared to the likes of other programs that were sometimes holding 20-25 players on a roster, the...


    ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio

    Date:09/21/2018   Source:ACHA  

    Click and listen to ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett on The Stellick & Simmer Show on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio:  https://soundcloud.com/user-481343210/achas-craig-barnett-on-siriusxm-nhl-network-radio ...


    M1 Oakland goes into season without senior leadership

    Date:09/19/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Oakland Post Online By Zac Grasl   In high school and college athletics, it is incredibly rare to see a team without any seniors on the squad. For this upcoming 2018-2019 season for the Oakland University club ice hockey team, that is the case, as they will be playing this season without any senior leadership. After finishing last season with a record of 16-17-2, the team is looking a...


    M3 MTSU Joins the Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference

    Date:09/19/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Rutherford Source By Rutherford Source   The Middle Tennessee Ice Hockey club is proud to announce that it will be joining the Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SECHC) for the 2019-20 season. About to begin its 11th season, this is the SECHC’s first expansion since 2010.   “I’m extremely excited about the growth of our league,” explains newly ap...


    ACHA NAMES CRAIG BARNETT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Date:09/17/2018   Source:ACHA  

    American Collegiate Hockey Association Names Craig Barnett Executive Director                                TROY, Mich. – (September 17, 2018) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association announced today that the governing body for non...


    M2 University of Mary plays first hockey games this weekend

    Date:09/14/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From KFYR-TV By KFYR-TV Sports BISMARCK, N.D. - The University of Mary plays its first hockey games this weekend. The Marauders are part of the ACHA. It's an organization of club teams based on college campuses.   It's not NCAA hockey, like the University of North Dakota, but UND is on the Marauders schedule.   "We play UND. I've already got that question. Who are ...


    New faces infiltrate M1 Minot State to help in title quest

    Date:09/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Minot Daily News By Alex Eisen Sitting on the team bus parked outside the OhioHealth Ice Haus rink in Columbus, Ohio, Minot State men’s club hockey head coach Wade Regier and assistant coach Wyatt Waselenchuk vented their thoughts while waiting for the team to board the bus following a 4-2 season-ending defeat to No. 5-seeded University of Illinois in the ACHA Division I National Tour...


    W1 Miami Hockey Alumna Helps Bring Stanley Cup to Campus

    Date:09/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Miami University Women’s Hockey   Miami Hockey alumna Liz Wardlow was one of three Miami grads who escorted the Stanley Cup to Miami’s campus on September 5.  Liz, the Marketing and Fan Development Manager for the Washington Capitals, was an original Lady RedHawk and former captain graduating in 2013 with a degree in Marketing.  Liz accompanied Caps goalie coach M...


    Morgan Marietti named as first Head Coach at W1 Utah

    Date:09/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From University of Utah Hockey   University of Utah Hockey would like to welcome and congratulate Morgan Marietti as the first Head Coach of the Women’s Hockey program at the U.   “We couldn’t be happier that Morgan has accepted this position and are excited about the vision she has detailed moving forward. Her methodology meshes well our current Culture of Excellen...


    High Expectations for NIU D2 -- 2018-2019 Season Preview

    Date:09/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    https://niuhockey.com/high-expectations-for-niu-d2-2018-2019-season-preview/By Kim Wrona   9/13/2018 – DeKalb, IL | The 2018-2019 NIU Hockey season is finally here! Get up to speed on the offseason changes and the expectations for this year before the DII Huskies take the ice on the brand-new season.   Mike Rucinski is the new head coach for the DII Huskies. Rucinski previously...


    Adrian College Looks to Defend Title as Bulldogs Rank #1 in Men's D-I Preseason Ranking

    Date:09/12/2018   Source:ACHA  

    UNION LAKE, Mich. – (September 12, 2018) – Adrian College, the defending Men's Division I National Champions of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, received 24 out of 25 first-place votes to come in as this year’s pick for the top spot in the 2018-2019 ACHA Men's Division I Preseason Ranking.  Second-ranked  Minot State University received the other firs...


    M1 Alabama ready to take next step

    Date:09/09/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Crimson White By RJ Nealon   Down South, hockey doesn’t typically take precedent in the fall and winter months, but don’t tell that to the University of Alabama club hockey team. The team is preparing to start the 2018 season, and it has high expectations after finishing 23-9 last season.   “Expectations for the season are to finally make it to a Division ...


    M2 ‘Icehawks’ skate into new year

    Date:09/09/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Seahawk.org By Brian Carpenter   The UNC Wilmington club hockey team begins its 2018-19 season this weekend when it plays Wake Forest Friday night at the Wilmington Ice House. The Seahawks will then travel to the University of Richmond where the Spiders await them on Saturday.   Building off last season   Following one of the most successful seasons (14-2-1) in club ...


    M3 Georgia looking to freshmen to contribute in 2018

    Date:09/09/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Red & Black By Madison Castle Georgia’s club hockey team kicked off their preseason with the Puck Drop event held at the Classic Center Thursday night.   Head coach Rick Emmett, players, season tickets holders and sponsors came out to show their support for the upcoming season, a season in which Georgia hockey will welcome some fresh faces on the ice.   After the...


    Eric Ballard, Nick Fabbrini, Brett Berger and Scott Hicks Tabbed Assistant Coaches of U.S. National University Teams

    Date:09/07/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From USAHockey.com By USA Hockey COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Eric Ballard (Grand Rapids, Minn.) and Nick Fabbrini (Forest Park, Ill.) have been named assistant coaches of the 2019 U.S. Men’s National University Team, while Brett Berger (Springfield, N.J.) and Scott Hicks (Richmond, Ind.) have been tabbed to return as assistant coaches of the 2019 U.S. Women’s National University ...


    2018-2019 SITES FOR M2 & M3 REGIONALS ANNOUNCED

    Date:09/06/2018   Source:ACHA  

    M2 2018-2019 REGIONAL SITES   NORTHEAST REGIONAL – March 1-3, 2019 – Albany County Hockey Facility & RPI Houston Fieldhouse, Albany, NY   CENTRAL REGIONAL – March 1-3, 2019 - Schwan Super Rink, Blaine, MN   SOUTHEAST REGIONAL – March 1-3, 2019 – LaHaye Ice Center, Lynchburg, VA   WEST REGIONAL – February 28 – March 2, 2019 &...


    BACK ON THE ICE

    Date:09/03/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Post By Matt Parker EXPECTATIONS HIGH AFTER DISAPPOINTING END A YEAR AGO Sean Hogan sat in his office at Bird Arena, scratched the back of his head and gazed at his computer screen. The fifth-year coach looked at the Microsoft Excel sheet that had a list of returning players and his excitement about the coming season grew.   “We’re hoping that our freshmen and sophom...


    What’s next for M1 Missouri State?

    Date:09/03/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Standard By Claire Niebrugge The Ice Bears — Missouri State’s club hockey team founded in 2001 by Stan Melton — sat at 17th in the nation at the end of last season.   Missouri State’s team originally began as a Division III team, but in 2003 they moved up to Division II.   The Ice Bears made their mark during the 2013-14 season by winning a regional...


    UNLV hockey captain honed skills in local roller rinks growing up

    Date:09/03/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Las Vegas Sun By Jesse Granger Out of the small amount of hockey taking place in the 1990s in Las Vegas, most of it was on wheels.   Cody Williams was one local child who grew up playing roller hockey, competing at the Las Vegas Roller Hockey Center near Maryland Parkway and Sahara Avenue. When he was 14 years old, his parents would drive him to Southern California three weekends a m...


    SVSU's Souillere, Roberts selected to compete at Student Hockey Challenge in Russia

    Date:09/03/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Midland Daily News By Daily News Staff Saginaw Valley State University club hockey players Guy Souillere, a Gladwin High graduate, and Steven Roberts, a Dow High graduate from Beaverton, have been selected to serve as members of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division III Select Team.   As members of this team, they will travel to Albany, New York for team training...


    SCOTT SHANTERY NAMED HEAD COACH AT M1 JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY

    Date:08/19/2018   Source:ACHA  

    BLUE STREAKS HOCKEY WELCOMES NEW HEAD COACH The Department of Recreation, Intramurals, and Club Sports is excited to welcome Scott Shantery as the next Head Coach of John Carroll University Men's Hockey.  Scott has established himself as a reputable member of the Northeast Ohio hockey community, let alone a highly knowledgeable coach throughout the high school, college, and junior hockey...


    Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference kicks off 3rd Annual Recruitment Showcase

    Date:08/16/2018   Source:ACHA  

    On Friday August 3rd, the Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference kicked off its 3rd annual TCHC Recruitment Showcase in Farmers Branch, Texas at the newly renovated StarCenter Farmers Branch. With over 150 kids, from locations all over the country, players from Tier III Junior A to High School showcased their talents in front of the 8 TCHC teams. The event lasted until Sunday with the conclusion of th...


    2018-2019 ACHA REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

    Date:08/14/2018   Source:ACHA  

    tEAM REPS: CHECK YOUR EMAIL FOR REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION.  CONTACT YOUR DIVISION COMMISSIONER IF YOU NEED FURTHER ASSISTANCE. ...


    ACHA Celebrating Nearly 30 Years of Competitive College Hockey

    Date:08/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From USA Hockey MORE THAN 500 TEAMS COMPETE ACROSS THREE DIVISIONS OF MEN'S AND TWO DIVISIONS OF WOMEN'S HOCKEY By Jim Smith Five hundred and six teams and counting. That lofty figure represents the number of teams playing college hockey in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) for the 2017-18 season. The total represents a wide range of programs across three divisions of m...


    M3 MICHIGAN'S MAAS TO SAMPLE RUSSIAN HOCKEY

    Date:08/01/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From EHExtra.com By Jody Korch MENOMINEE — Aaron Maas isn’t sure just what he’s getting into but knows it’ll be an experience of a lifetime. On Sept. 28, he’ll travel to Krasnoyark, Russia, to compete in the Student Hockey Challenge. Maas has been chosen to play forward for the 2018 Men’s Division III Select Team, comprised of 22 players representing 14 ...


    BETTER KNOW M2 LOUISVILLE HOCKEY

    Date:07/24/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Card Chronicle By Mike Rutherford We’re now less than a month away from the start of the 2018-19 school year and the start of another season of U of L athletics. You’re probably at least somewhat well-versed about the state of the football, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball programs, but this is the perfect time to get educated on the other teams Louisville w...


    STEVE HYJEK NAMED MEN’S DIVISION 3 VICE-PRESIDENT

    Date:07/21/2018   Source:ACHA  

      TROY, Mich. (July 21, 2018) – The Executive Board of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, has unanimously selected Steve Hyjek to serve as Men’s Division 3 Vice-President.   Hyjek is currently the Head Coach of the George Mason University Patriots ice hockey team season which competes in Delaw...


    ACHA 2018 M3 SELECT TEAM ROSTER ANNOUNCED

    Date:07/16/2018   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. - (July 16, 2018) - The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) has announced the 2018 Men’s’ Division III Select Team Roster.  The ACHA Select Team will consist of twenty-two players representing fourteen ACHA colleges and universities and will travel to Krasnoyarsk Russia from September 28-October 8 to compete in the Student Hockey Challenge. The ACHA Sele...


    ARES SPORTSWEAR NAMED PREFERRED APPAREL SUPPLIER OF THE ACHA

    Date:07/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

      TROY, Mich. (July 13, 2018) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, announces it has entered into a four-year partnership with ARES Sportswear to be the Preferred Apparel Supplier of the ACHA.   ARES, founded in 1994, has more than 250 employees at their 175,000-square-foot facility, headquartered in...