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Liberty takes center stage for national ACHA selection show

February 20, 2013  |  By Ted Allen/Liberty University News Service

The eyes of the American Collegiate Hockey Association were on Liberty University Wednesday night when student broadcasters from the School of Communication announced the 17th Division I poll and pairings for the March 1-6 National Tournament in Chicago live from the LaHaye Ice Center.

It was the first time the ACHA has offered a live reveal webcast, produced in the same format as an NCAA basketball tournament pairings selection show.

"It was a terrific-looking broadcast, and the talent on camera and those behind the cameras were all top-notch," said Chris Ostrander, ACHA public relations director. "I can't say enough about the research and legwork the team put forth and it showed during the entire show … Liberty clearly hit a home run with this."

Ostrander added he was impressed with the level of professionalism from Liberty's staff.

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