2016 - 2017 schedules announced...
The first step for next season is virtually complete. Both the Blue team (ACHA D2) and White team (ACHA D3) have full schedules next year with many rivals and some new teams added to the mix. With the Blue team playing a D2 schedule next year, there are numerous games to be played within two or three hours of home and the same can be said for White as they compete in the ICHC again next season.
Area teams including Wright State, Miami, Dayton and UC highlight the D2 schedule. Butler has joined the ICHC making for yet another nearby opponent for the D3 program whose schedule also includes IU, Ball State & Purdue among others.
Tim Driscoll, D2 coach and program GM said "we have been building towards this for seven years. The quality of local opponents combined with the economics of the changes made the decision pretty compelling. We will save over $20,000 in travel this year alone to say nothing of the reduction in class time missed. And lets face it, these guys want to enjoy other parts of college life outside of hockey and being gone every weekend doesn't lend itself to that. Both teams have a lot of work to do to be able to compete but we all know what we signed up for. We look forward to the new challenges."
Click on the "schedule" link for full details on both teams. All game times are TBD.
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