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Golden Eagles Men’s Hockey Team to Host MSOE in MCHA Opener
November 3, 2008

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445


(Crookston, Minn.) – The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men’s Hockey team will host the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA) opener for both teams on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8 at the Crookston Civic Arena. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday.

 

The Golden Eagles will be looking for their first victory after two hard-fought losses to Bethel University (2-1 & 4-2) last weekend. U of M, Crookston is led by Nigel Smith (Fr, Fwd, White Rock, British Columbia) (0 goals – 2 assists – 2 points). Jonathan Frank (Fr, Def, Wallingford, Conn.) (1 goal – 0 assists – 1 point), Martin Husicka (So, Fwd, Vsetin, Czech Republic) (1 goal – 0 assists – 1 point), Derek Ricke (Fr, Def, Park Rapids, Minn.) (1 goal – 0 assists – 1 point), Parker Harrison (Fr, Fwd, Waxahachie, Texas) (0 goals – 1 assist – 1 point) and Brent Swanson (Jr, Fwd, Mason City, Iowa) (0 goals – 1 assist – 1 point) each have one point.

 

Golden Eagles vs. MSOE    7:30 p.m.   Friday, November 7
                                            2 p.m.        Saturday, November 8

 

The Raiders have a record of 1-1-0 after splitting a pair of non-conference games with Lake Forest College. They defeated the Foresters 2-1 on Friday and lost 3-2 in overtime on Saturday. They are led by Steve Smiddy who has scored one goal and added two assists for three points.

 

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at www.goldeneaglesports.com.

 

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).

 

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