February 26, 2017 : By Ted Allen
Liberty University's ACHA Division I men's hockey team peaked at the right time for Sunday afternoon’s Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League (ESCHL) tournament championship game, a 6-1 triumph over top-seeded, four-time defending ESCHL champion Stony Brook (25-10, ranked 12th in the ACHA DI poll) at Rhode Island’s Boss Arena.
The second-seeded Flames (29-12) stretched their winning streak to 10 games and captured the ESCHL crown in their inaugural season in the conference.
Liberty has qualified for the March 9-14 ACHA DI National Championships in Columbus, Ohio, for the ninth time in 11 seasons. As the No. 16 seed, the Flames will face 17th-seeded Colorado State in the opening round.
Read a full recap of the championship game on Liberty's Club Sports team page.