Potsdam mayor to declare Clarkson Women's Hockey Day in village
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:02 am

POTSDAM — The Clarkson University women’s hockey team will be honored by the Village of Potsdam for their NCAA national championship win over Wisconsin.

The team has been invited to the Village of Potsdam board meeting April 3 where Mayor Ron Tischler plans to issue a proclamation announcing either April 4 or 5 as Clarkson Women's Hockey Day in the Village of Potsdam.

Clarkson hockey players will be honored during a championship celebration Tuesday, March 28 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Cheel Arena.

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The public is invited and encouraged to wear team colors.

Clarkson finished its second championship season in the 14-year history of the program with a 32-4-5 overall record, including a 19-1-2 first-place ECAC Hockey mark.

They defeated the #1-seeded Wisconsin Badgers in Missouri at Family Arena in St. Charles.

The Knights' victory brought upon the Badgers their first loss in 23 games. Clarkson is still the only team from outside the Western Collegiate Hockey Association to have ever won the NCAA Women's Ice Hockey National Title.