GMU Heading to Atlantic Region But Staying Put in BRHC

GMU Heading to Atlantic Region But Staying Put in BRHC

Following the lead of Loyola-Maryland, the George Mason Patriots are moving their ACHA membership from the Division III South Region to the Atlantic. And like the Greyhounds, GMU will continue to compete in the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference, although it might change divisions. GMU is the second BRHC club to announce a division switch this […]

Salisbury Exits BRHC, South Region for DVCHC, Atlantic

Salisbury Exits BRHC, South Region for DVCHC, Atlantic

In what has become an annual rite of the offseason, the reshuffling of the ACHA deck of teams is well underway. On the heels of the DII Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League’s announcement that it will add three existing teams next season, Salisbury, a fixture in the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference’s elite Colonial Division, revealed […]

ACCHL to Expand Its ACHA Footprint; 10 Teams in 2014-15

ACCHL to Expand Its ACHA Footprint; 10 Teams in 2014-15

The Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League is taking another stride toward commissioner Mike Walley’s (photo) vision of a 16-team conference. Walley told HockeyYall.com that the ACHA Division II ACCHL will have 10 teams in the 2014-15 season, up from seven last season. The newcomers are expected to be the U.S. Naval Academy, the University of […]

New Trophy Honors ACCHL Champs Long After Graduation

New Trophy Honors ACCHL Champs Long After Graduation

The Stanley Cup, the most revered trophy in North American sports, served as the model for the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League’s new championship trophy. Presented for the first time to last season’s postseason tournament winner, Georgetown, the Admiral’s Cup (photo) has since been engraved with the names of each member of that Hoyas squad […]

High Praise for FGCU's Sutton, DIII South's Player of Year

High Praise for FGCU’s Sutton, DIII South’s Player of Year

In Sean Weaver’s estimation, Brett Sutton of Florida Gulf Coast (photo, courtesy of Lightshow Photography) ought not only be a lock for the 2014-15 ACHA Division III Selects Team roster but also as one of the team’s captains. Weaver’s Central Florida squad finished No. 2 to FGCU’s No. 1 in the 2013-14 DIII South Region […]

Ole Miss' Rosena Didn't See Coach of Year Honor Coming

Ole Miss’ Rosena Didn’t See Coach of Year Honor Coming

In his first season as the Ole Miss head coach, Angelo Rosena (photo) quietly and very professionally guided the Ice Rebels to their second consecutive trip to the ACHA Division III National Tournament. For that, he was named the DIII South Region coach of the year, which, not surprisingly, caught the affable and modest New […]

Ice Dogs Topple Rival Yellow Jackets in Athens Ice Debut

Ice Dogs Topple Rival Yellow Jackets in Athens Ice Debut

The Georgia Ice Dogs scored an historic 6-3 victory over Georgia Tech Wednesday night, and fittingly, Peter Kacer (photo) scored the first goal in the first non-varsity collegiate hockey game ever in Athens, Ga. The Ice Dogs sent some 2,000 fans home happy from The Classic Center in downtown Athens, their new home. They’ll begin […]

Hogs Forward, UCF D-Man Join Drazin as All-Americans

Hogs Forward, UCF D-Man Join Drazin as All-Americans

Josh Drazin, the leading Division III scorer in HockeyYall.com’s coverage area this past season, has been named to the ACHA’s DIII All-American Team for the second time. The senior forward, who scored 18 goals and assisted on 39 others as Central Florida qualified for its eighth consecutive national tournament, is one of three players from […]

'Electric' Eve on Tap When UGA, GT Vie on Dog's New Rink

‘Electric’ Eve on Tap When UGA, GT Vie on Dog’s New Rink

Inspired by the overwhelming success of the Savannah Tire Hockey Classic, which draws some 10,000 spectators over two nights every January, and driven by his love of the game and the non-varsity collegiate version of it, John Hoos (photo) is going to be absolutely euphoric come Wednesday night in Athens. His smile, always big and […]

MACH Leader: 'Incredible' to Have Three Teams in Nat'ls

MACH Leader: ‘Incredible’ to Have Three Teams in Nat’ls

In his first year as the commissioner of Mid-Atlantic College Hockey, Dave Kurtz (with UMBC’s Matt Bloom in photo) witnessed the conference’s 12 teams at their competitive best. Eight of them were ranked among the top 15 clubs in the ACHA’s Division II Southeast Region. Five ranked high enough to go to the regional tournament. […]