Keepers of the Flame: DI women's hockey's Nikki McCombe
March 14, 2016 | Lynchburg, Va.
Nikki McCombe, a graduate forward on Liberty University's ACHA Division I women's hockey team, which advanced to its fourth straight National Championships Final Four this past weekend in Kalamazoo, Mich., explains how 1 Peter 1:6-9 has strengthened her faith while going through the trials she has faced in a fallen world.
She said Lady Flames Head Coach Paul Bloomfield has helped foster a team where a relationship with Christ is valued above all else.
"My coach makes it a priority, recruiting players to Liberty to play hockey on the women's DI women's team, he sees it an (opportunity) to not only play hockey, but to also be exposed to the Gospel and all that Liberty has to offer … getting to know Christ and having a relationship with Him," McCombe said. "That's the most important thing that can be offered through our team."