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MEN'S HOCKEY READY FOR ACHA NATIONALS

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Posted on March 7, 2013

UPDATE March 14, 2013

Cal U’s Collegiate Hockey East (CHE) men’s hockey club defeated Iowa State 6-5 during the third day of the ACHA Division III National Tournament.

The Vulcans overcame a 5-3 deficit in the third period and finished second to Michigan-Flint in Pool D with two wins in three games at the national tourney.   

Cal finishes the 2012-2013 season with a 29-3 overall record and the win over Iowa State gave head coach Justin Berger his 200th career victory.       


UPDATE March 13, 2013

Cal U’s Collegiate Hockey East (CHE) men’s hockey club defeated Alabama 7-5 during the second day of the ACHA Division III National Tournament.

The Vulcans scored three unanswered goals over the game’s final five minutes and are now 1-1 at the national tourney and 28-3 overall.

Cal will play Iowa State on March 14 at 5:15 p.m.       


UPDATE March 12, 2013

Cal U’s Collegiate Hockey East (CHE) men’s hockey club lost 5-2 to Michigan-Flint during the first day of the ACHA Division III National Tournament.

Zack Milnarcik and John Miller scored for the Vulcans who drop to 27-3 overall.

Cal will play Alabama on March 13 at 5:15 p.m.       


Original story

The men’s hockey team will compete at the ACHA Division III National Tournament for the seventh time in nine years. The 2013 tourney runs from March 12-16 at the Mediacom Ice Park in Springfield, Mo.

The top-seeded team in the Atlantic Region, the Vulcans (27-2) will open play at the 16-team national tourney at 4:15 p.m. March 12 against Michigan-Flint.

The team is scheduled to play Alabama at 5:15 p.m. March 13 and Iowa State at 4:15 p.m. March 14.  

Cal U won the ACHA national title in 2008 and has reached the semifinals in each of the past two seasons.  

This year’s team won the Collegiate Hockey East Championship for the seventh straight season after sweeping Robert Morris in the tourney finals by scores of 6-3 and 5-1.

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