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Undefeated hockey team looks to beat last season's champion

October 19, 2011  |  Lynchburg, VA 

October 19, 2011 : Olivia Witherite/Liberty University News Service

 

Liberty University's undefeatedwomen's hockey team (9-0) will face tough competition this weekend as it takes on national champion Michigan State (4-0) at the LaHaye Ice Center.

Michigan State won the ACHA National Championship last year and ended the 2010-11 season with a 14-7 conference record; Liberty finished with a 7-9 record.

"Our team is a lot stronger this year than it's been in the past. Everyone is excited we are able to play the first-place team in the nation," said Paul Bloomfield, women's head hockey coach.

The Flames have defeated the University of Colorado, Robert Morris University and Colorado State University this season.

The games will be held at the LaHaye Ice Center on Oct. 22 at 9:45 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Liberty University Ticket Office at the Vines Center and at the LaHaye Ice Center box office.

The women's hockey team is one of the 12 women's club sports teams offered at Liberty.

 

Women's D1 Hockey Links
Schedule
Results
Oct 1, 9:00 PM - LaHaye Ice Center
vs.
Women's D1 Hockey
Washington Pride
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Women's D1 Hockey
vs. Washington Pride
Oct 1, 9:00 PM - LaHaye Ice Center

Women's D1 Hockey
vs. Washington Pride
Oct 2, 11:00 AM - LaHaye Ice Center

Women's D1 Hockey
at University of Vermont
Oct 6, 6:00 PM - Burlington, VT

Women's D1 Hockey
at University of Vermont
Oct 7, 7:30 PM - Burlington, VT

Women's D1 Hockey
at University of Massachusetts
Oct 8, 11:00 AM - Boston, MA

Full Schedule

Aug 27
Women's D1 Hockey
vs. Hamilton Hawks
L (1-3)

Mar 12
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals Semi-Finals vs. Miami University
L (2-3) OT

Mar 11
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - vs. Grand Valley State
W (6-3)

Mar 10
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - vs. Lindenwood-Belleville
W (6-5)

Mar 9
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - vs. Michigan
W (5-2)

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