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Golden Eagle Hockey Squad Heads to Concordia University (Wis.) this Friday and Saturday
December 8, 2008

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


(Crookston, Minn.) – The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men’s Hockey team will hit the road this weekend as they travel to Mequon, Wis. to face Concordia University in Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA) action on Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. respectively.

 

The Golden Eagles hold an overall record of 1-10-0 and MCHA record of 1-7-0 after dropping two MCHA games to Finlandia University this past Friday and Saturday. The Lions defeated U of M, Crookston 5-2 and 6-2 respectively.  The Golden Eagles are led by Brent Swanson (Jr, Fwd, Mason City, Iowa) who has four goals and five assists for nine points. Jonathan Frank (Fr, Def, Wallingford, Conn.) has two goals and three assists for five points. Jacob Schira (Fr, G, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) has a 3.23 goals against average and a .908 saves percentage.

 

Golden Eagles @ Concordia University 7:30/3 p.m. December 12/13, 2008

 

Concordia University has an overall record of 1-9-0 and MCHA record of 1-7-0 after dropping two games to Marian University this past weekend. Concordia lost 5-1 at Marian on Friday and 6-2 at home on Saturday. They are led by Sam Aide who has three goals and five assists for eight points. Eric Everson has a 4.60 goals against average and a .901 saves percentage.

 

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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