ASU NCAA-Bound; Could Second Southern School Be Next?

For the second time in three years, a university with multiple ACHA teams, including one at the Division I level, has announced plans to make the jump to NCAA Division I hockey. Penn State did it in 2010 after receiving an $88 million donation from the man who is now the owner of the Buffalo […]

Tables Turned for Thanksgiving Showcase; Knights Reeling

Six of the ACHA’s top Division III teams will convene this weekend in Rutledge, Fla., for the third annual Knights Thanksgiving Tournament, and the only one of the bunch to have lost in the last two weeks is the host and a perennial national tournament qualifier, Central Florida. It’s been an unusual season for UCF. […]

Virginia Tech Pair Shares MACH Player of Week Honor

A high-scoring freshman forward and a stingy veteran goalie share this week’s Player of the Week honors for Mid-Atlantic College Hockey. Felipe Rodriguez accumulated five points in Virginia Tech’s 6-2 loss to Rider and 7-1 win over Pittsburgh. His hat trick against the Panthers helped increase his season point total to 17 in 16 games, […]

USC Schedule: Seven Games With Five Top DIII Teams

The University of South Carolina can certainly make a case for having the toughest schedule during the next three weeks in the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference, if not the entire ACHA Division III South Region. Here’s the evidence: The Gamecocks play Central Florida (12-3-0 record) three times, twice this weekend at home and once […]

Schedule Void to Finally End for No. 9 Ole Miss

The Ole Miss Ice Rebels. You remember them. One of the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference’s winningest teams the last few seasons. Made back-to-back trips to the ACHA Division III National Tournament in 2013 and 2014. At the beginning of the season, a threat to unseat Arkansas as the conference champion. When was the last […]

Three HockeyYall Teams on Display in Philly City 6 Tourney

Three HockeyYall Teams on Display in Philly City 6 Tourney

Drexel University, with sponsorship dollars from the Philadelphia Flyers, will host a tournament for six ACHA Division II teams from schools in the City of Brotherly Love. Three of the entrants in the inaugural City 6 Tournament are members of conferences covered by HockeyYall.com — Temple and St. Joseph of Mid-Atlantic College Hockey and Pennsylvania […]

Player of Week Nominees Many, But They’re Outstanding

The ACHA coaches in our coverage area — Division I Liberty and West Virginia and the DII Southeast and DIII South regions — continue to disappoint. Each week they are invited to nominate one or two of their players for HockeyYall.com’s Player of the Week recognition. We honor at least one player in each of […]

Goodbye! It’s Been a Great Five Years of Hockey

After 1,663 posts and thousands of scores, this is the last HockeyYall.com post. The site is being shut down after five years of covering non-varsity collegiate hockey in the South, along the Atlantic Coast and in the lower Midwest. But we will continue covering the ACHA and its 90-some teams in those areas via Facebook […]

FGCU, UCF Among Five Members of New DIII Conference

FGCU, UCF Among Five Members of New DIII Conference

For the first time in their combined 67 years of non-varsity collegiate hockey, five of the southernmost Division III teams — including the two top-ranked teams in recent years — will compete against each other for a conference championship. Central Florida and Florida Gulf Coast, the Nos. 1 and 2 teams, respectively, last season, and […]

Vandy to Spotlight Some of ACHA's Elite Academic Schools

Vandy to Spotlight Some of ACHA’s Elite Academic Schools

As part of its 2014-15 schedule, Vanderbilt is underscoring the athlete in student-athlete by staging a showcase featuring five other universities of academic repute. (Photo: 2014 grad Kyle McCann) The first weekend in October, the Commodores will host Florida, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Northwestern and Wake Forest in the inaugural MAPCO College Hockey Scholar Shootout […]