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    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...


    C.J. WESTLAKE IS UTAH STATE'S NEW COACH

    Date:07/11/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Cache Valley Daily.com By Craig Hislop The rules are different for club sports at America’s universities and that was never more evident than on Monday at Utah State University. Club sport coaches are not paid and student-athletes don’t receive scholarships. At USU, and it is true elsewhere, club sports teams are run by team officers who are elected by members of each club spor...


    WINSTON-SALEM TO HOST COLLEGE CLUB TOURNAMENT

    Date:07/11/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Winston Salem Journal By Patrick Ferlise After the Carolina Thunderbirds finished their inaugural season in Winston-Salem, their home rink at the Annex has more hockey in the near future. In October, the Thunderbirds and Winston-Salem Fairgrounds facilitators won a two-year bid to host the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League Tournament and finalized a contract in April. The event, whic...


    LAKEHEAD TURNS TO CLOWER TO LEAD PROGRAM

    Date:07/11/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From TBNewsWatch By Matt Vis THUNDER BAY – After growing up playing minor hockey in Thunder Bay, Kate Clower went south of the border to continue her career. While she was able to go on to play on a full-ride scholarship at Minnesota State University in Mankato from 2002 to 2006, a number of her teammates hit a dead end once their aged out of the youth level. Clower will be taking on a r...


    2019 ACHA NATIONALS LOGO UNVEILED

    Date:07/05/2018   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, MI (July 5, 2018) — The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity collegiate hockey in the United States, today unveiled the official logo for the upcoming 2019 ACHA National Championship Tournament, hosted in Frisco, Texas by the Dallas Stars and the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau. More than 1,500 players from 72 teams across all five ACHA divi...


    CSUB forms hockey team, will compete in M2 this fall

    Date:07/05/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From 23 ABCNews Bakersfield By Esteban Ramirez BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Starting this fall, there will be Roadrunners on ice. CSU Bakersfield is forming its own men's club hockey team to compete in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. The Roadrunners team will be made up mostly of former players from the Bakersfield Dragons and Junior Condors hockey teams. During the first year, the te...


    FGCU's Wasno, oysters & hockey sticks create environmental power play

    Date:07/02/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Fort Myers News-Press By Craig Handel OYSTERS FINDING HOME ON BROKEN HOCKEY STICKS INSTEAD OF IN COCKTAIL SAUCE IS DRAWING NATIONAL ATTENTION   Two of Bob Wasno’s greatest passions are hockey and marine life. The FGCU marine biologist and Eagles' assistant club hockey coach came up with an idea combining both and it’s drawn interest from the NHL as well as nationally...


    M3 NEBRASKA MAKES FIRST-EVER RUN TO NATIONAL TOURNEY

    Date:06/28/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From the Lincoln Journal Star By Ken Hambleton The first-ever run to the national American Collegiate Hockey Association tournament has changed a lot of things about the University of Nebraska men's hockey club -- née, Husker Hockey. For one, longtime coach Larry Taylor enjoys giving interviews and loves talking about the team, as he calls it "the best-kept secret in Lincol...


    SCOTT SOLOMON STEPS AWAY AS MEN'S DIVISION 3 VICE-PRESIDENT

    Date:06/25/2018   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. (June 25, 2018) – After over 20 years of involvement with the American Collegiate Hockey Association, as a player, coach, administrator, Board member and more, Scott Solomon has decided it is time to move on.  The ACHA Executive Board has regretfully accepted the resignation of Scott Solomon as ACHA Men’s Division 3 Vice-President.   “Life, kids, work, all...


    W1 Midland to open season against Nebraska

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Fremont Tribune By Brent Wasenius The fifth season in school history is only months away for the Midland University women’s hockey team. The Lady Warriors announced their 2018-19 schedule on Tuesday with the opener scheduled for Sept. 21 in Fremont. The Lady Warriors, who finished 19-14-1 last season, will play the University of Nebraska in their opener. The event is scheduled f...


    Longtime Utah State hockey coach left his mark

    Date:06/20/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Herald Journal By Jason Walker He neither asked for or expected the chance to sit at the helm of the Utah State club hockey team, but Jon Eccles made the most of his opportunity. Eccles, whose retirement from coaching was announced this spring by the team, spent 10 years behind the bench at the George S. Eccles Ice Center — yes, he’s related. In that time, he became the win...


    UVa hockey alumni raising funds for rink

    Date:06/15/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Charlottesville Tomorrow By Josh Mandell A group of University of Virginia alumni and hockey boosters wants to bring an ice rink to Grounds. The Committee For Home Ice announced on Thursday that it has received over $1 million in pledged donations towards an ice rink on university property. “We are partnering  with the university to find land [for the rink] on Grounds, so it wi...


    Chaislyn Burgio Joins W2 Adrian

    Date:06/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    By Adrian College Athletics ADRIAN, Mich.--Adrian College Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Chaislyn Burgio as the new American Collegiate Hockey Association Division 2 women's head coach and ACHA Division 1 women's assistant coach for the Bulldogs. Burgio comes to Adrian after serving on the Northern Cyclones coaching staff in Hudson, N.H., where she was the assistant coach...


    Jerre Coretti named head coach at W1 Davenport

    Date:06/13/2018   Source:ACHA  

    By Davenport University Athletics GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Davenport University has hired Jerre Coretti as head coach of the women's hockey program effective June 4. Coretti, a resident of Grand Rapids, is a Level 5 USA Hockey Certified Coach and has spent 15-plus years coaching hockey at various levels. Coretti most recently was head coach for Fox Motors 16U Girls at the AAA-Tier 1 level...


    Josh Berge named head coach at M1 Oklahoma

    Date:06/12/2018   Source:ACHA  

    The University of Oklahoma Hockey team is pleased to announce that Oklahoma City native Josh Berge has agreed to become Head Coach.  Coach Berge comes to OU from the Valencia Flyers of the WSHL where he amassed a record of 172 wins, 62 losses, and 13 OTL over four seasons.  Before his time with Valencia, he was an assistant coach for the Lincoln Stars of the USHL.  While with t...


    Jesse Hubenschmidt to be inducted into UM-Dearborn Athletics Hall of Fame

    Date:06/12/2018   Source:ACHA  

    By UM-Dearborn Athletics DEARBORN, Mich. – The records set by Jesse Hubenschmidt during his time with the University of Michigan-Dearborn men's ice hockey team set a high standard, standing up for more than 20 years as the pinnacle of Wolverine men's ice hockey. Hubenschmidt will be inducted to the UM-Dearborn Athletics Hall of Fame in the inaugural class, alongside four Wolverine ...


    M1 Oakland Names Nick Field as Head Coach

    Date:06/05/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From OaklandHockey.org By Corey Hagood Rochester Hills, MI- Oakland ACHA DI Hockey has announced that Nick Field, has been named as the program's new head coach. Field comes to Oakland after spending the previous eight seasons at Lake Orion High School, where he went 103-70-18. “I’m very honored to have the opportunity to take over as Head Coach and work with these great studen...


    UNLV coach has used Golden Knights' success to cope following shooting

    Date:06/05/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From NHL.com by Nicholas J. Cotsonika LAS VEGAS -- Nick Robone smiled, his scars hidden under his shirt. He sounded like a hockey coach as he quoted author Charles R. Swindoll: "Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it." If he expects his players to have that attitude, he'd better have it too, he said. He grew up in Las Vegas loving hockey. He play...


    GORMLEY ENDS HOPE COLLEGE CAREER AS NATIONAL CHAMPION

    Date:05/30/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From Tri-County Times By David Troppens Garrett Gormley finished his Hope College career not only as a graduate, he finished it as a national champion.   Gormley, a Powers graduate and a Fenton Township native, also spent his Hope College career as a member of the Flying Dutchmen’s hockey program, capping his career as a member of the team’s 2017-18 American Collegiate Hockey ...


    W2 ACADEMIC ALL-STARS ANNOUNCED

    Date:05/29/2018   Source:ACHA  

    ACHA Women’s Division II Shares List of 2017-2018 Academic All-Stars Players on this list earned a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale (based on grades from the fall 2017 semester)   Adrian College: Gabrielle Van Antwerp | Assiniboine College: Brooke Meade | Bishop's University: Carina Di Tomaso | Boston College: Carolyn Patterson, Chandler Scoco, Isabella Crawford, Grace Liggett, B...


    M1 OKLAHOMA COACH STEPS DOWN

    Date:05/29/2018   Source:ACHA  

    OU HOCKEY COACH STEPS DOWN The OU Hockey Club, a Registered Student Organization at the University of Oklahoma, announces that Peter Arvanitis has stepped down from his duties as Head Coach and General Manager to pursue other opportunities. "I would like to thank my wife and family for their great support in being there for me every step of the way. Without their support, this great experie...


    NEW APPLICATION FORM AND APPEAL FORM NOW AVAILABLE

    Date:05/25/2018   Source:ACHA  

    The ACHA Standardized Application is now available in .pdf and MS Word formats on the Rules/Regulations page Also available is the ACHA Appeal Form on the same Rules/Regulations page ...


    Structural change afoot for Arkansas Hockey

    Date:05/24/2018   Source:ACHA  

    Photo credit: Edward Matthews The University of Arkansas Men’s Ice Hockey program is excited to announce several changes for the upcoming 2018-19 season.  First, both teams will make a structural move from University Recreation to Student Affairs.   Historically, the program existed as a “Club Sport” through University Recreation.  Clubs are regulated by univers...


    Adrian College’s Austyn Roudebush Named ACHA Men’s D-I Player of the Year

    Date:05/09/2018   Source:ACHA  

    Third Bulldog Player of the Year in the Last Four Seasons    TROY, Mich. – (May 9, 2018) – The 2018 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Men's Division I Player of the Year Award  goes to Adrian College goaltender, Austyn Roudebush, as selected by the Head Coaches of ACHA Men's Division I.           &n...


    ACHA M2 NATIONAL ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS ANNOUNCED

    Date:05/08/2018   Source:ACHA  

    ACHA DIVISION 2 NATIONAL ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS           ALL NORTHEAST REGION TEAM FIRST TEAM   SECOND TEAM Name School Position Name School Jordan Hulahan William Paterson Goalie Justin Larkin Marist Michael Harris Northeastern Defense Zack Simmons Norwic...


    Anthony Cusanelli Named ACHA Men’s D-I Rookie of the Year

    Date:05/08/2018   Source:ACHA  

      TROY, Mich. – (May 8, 2018) – The 2018 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Men's Division I Rookie of the Year Award goes to forward Anthony Cusanelli of the University of Arizona, as selected by the Head Coaches of ACHA Men's Division I. The other finalists for the Men's Division I Rookie of the Year Award were: Cole Gammer, Forward, Liberty Universit...


    Jon Eccles stepping down as M2 Utah State head coach

    Date:05/07/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From the Utah Statesman By Jason Walker   The USU hockey team will have to fill a large void with the departure of longtime coach Jon Eccles.   The news that Eccles would step down was announced on the team’s Facebook page April 27. Eccles was an assistant coach for the Aggies from 2003-2009 before taking over as head coach halfway through the 2009 season until the end of the ...


    MEN'S DIVISION 3 NAMES 2017-2018 AWARD WINNERS

    Date:04/23/2018   Source:ACHA  

    COACH OF THE YEAR   ACHA Division 3 Coach of the Year: Chris Van Timmeren, Hope College   PLAYER OF THE YEAR   ACHA Division 3 Player of the Year: Dalton Sutherland, Central Michigan University   ALL-AMERICAN   ACHA Division 3 All American 1st Team F- Dalton Sutherland, Central Michigan University F- Cameron Smith, George Mason University F- Jordan Hank, Unive...