Clarkson hockey teams play for championships this weekend
After a thrilling weekend of Division I Hockey at Cheel Arena both the Clarkson University Men's and Women's Hockey teams advance in postseason play.
The Golden Knight Men, who defeated Colgate in the ECAC Hockey quarterfinals, move on to the conference Championship Tournament for the first time in 11 years since winning the 2007 Whitelaw Cup in Albany. Clarkson will battle Harvard, Princeton and Cornell this weekend in Lake Placid for the tournament crown.The No.3 seed in the league playoffs, the Knights will face off against Harvard on Friday in the semifinal round at the 1980 – Herb Brooks Arena, beginning at 7:35 p.m. Cornell and Princeton will meet in the first game on Friday at 4:05 p.m. The winners of the semifinal round will advance to Saturday's Championship game at 7:30 p.m.
Clarkson is ranked among the Top 10 teams in the country with a 22-9-6 overall record.
ECAC Championship Tickets will be on sale at the Cheel Arena Ticket Office starting this Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased in person or via phone by calling 315-268-7750.
Ticket Office will be open:
11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday
11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday
$45 for the Championship Package.
Defending National Champions and the No.1 team in the country, the Clarkson Women will make their third straight appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four and fourth showing in the NCAA's showcase event in the last five years when the Green and Gold travels to Minneapolis, Minn. this weekend.
Clarkson defeated Mercyhurst 2-1 in overtime in the quarterfinal round on Saturday at Cheel and will now face Ohio State in the NCAA semifinals at Ridder Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota. The Knights and Buckeyes will face off on Friday at 5:00 p.m. EST. Colgate and Wisconsin will round out the Frozen Four and will meet at 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday.
Clarkson boasts a 34-4-1 record.
The winners on Friday will battle for the NCAA Championship Trophy on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. EST
Women's NCAA Frozen Four games will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.