Have you caught Union College hockey fever?

union college hockey trophy 2011Because it's going around, apparently.

The Union College men's hockey team has had a great season. The team is currently ranked #4 -- in the whole country. And the Dutchmen are in action at home this weekend against Colgate in an ECAC tournament best-of-three series. (Colgate beat RPI in the first round. Union had a bye.) The tournament is a step toward the NCAA tournament.

The games are Friday, Saturday, and (if necessary) Sunday night. Individual tickets are $12 for adults / $6 for kids.

If you're new to Union hockey -- or college hockey in general -- the TU's Pete Iorizzo has put together a helpful guide for hopping on the bandwagon.

photo: Union College Athletics


The Friday and Saturday games will be on Time Warner Cable Sports.

Pursuant to last week's AoA article.. if you're going to try and avenge RPI's losses to Colgate, make sure not to utter the word "suck", "sucks", or "sucking" in Union's barn. I hear they look down on that.

I have had it for a long time and I am so very happy about it.

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