ANGOLA, IND. – Trine's NCAA hockey teams are just a week away from opening their inaugural seasons.
The NCAA men's hockey team will open competition with a home game on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:00 p.m. when they face off against University of Wisconsin-Stout. On Saturday, Oct. 28 at 4:00 p.m. the men will take on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, who finished last season as a NCAA national quarterfinalist. For details about the rest of the team's games check out their online schedule[.
The NCAA women's hockey team also opens their season at home with a pair of games against conference opponent Finlandia (Mich.) University. The games are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 3 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2:00 p.m. For details about the rest of the team's games check out their online schedule.
For information about attending the Thunder's games check out the Trine athletic website's Ticket Info page.
Both the men's and women's NCAA hockey teams will compete in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA). Today the conference released its preseason polls. Adrian College found itself at the top of both the men's and women's poll. Adrian edged out St. Norbert College on the men's side and Lake Forest College on the women's side. For more information about the polls check out the NCHA release for the men's poll or the women's poll.