This past weekend, the Razorback hockey team traveled to Pelham, AL to play in the SEC Conference Championship. With a first-round bye, the number one seeded Razorbacks faced the third seeded Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday evening. After falling behind 1-0 in the first period, the Hogs answered five unanswered goals over the next two periods to advance to the championship game.
With the SEC title on the line, Arkansas faced the second seeded Florida Gators at Sunday afternoon. Although the Hogs struck first, they found themselves trailing 2-1 after two periods of play. Led by Brad McMahon’s natural hat-trick, the Hogs again answered five unanswered goals. The 6-2 championship victory solidified the Razorbacks’ first ever SEC title.
The Hogs travel to Fort Myers, FL next week to compete in the ACHA National Championship, where they open up against the University of Colorado on Wednesday March 10th, Hope University on March 11th, and Fredonia State on Friday. The Winner of that Pool will advance to the Semi Finals on Sunday Morning and the Semi Finals winners will play for the National Championship on Saturday Evening.
ACHA Nationals Schedule
Fort Myers, Florida
Wednesday, March 10 – 10:00 AM (CT)
Colorado Buffaloes vs. Arkansas Razorbacks
Thursday, March 11 – 10:00 AM (CT)
Hope Flying Dutchmen vs. Arkansas Razorbacks
Friday, March 12 – 7:15 AM (CT)
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Fredonia State Blue Devils
Saturday, March 13
Semi-Finals & Championship Games
All games during the 2010 ACHA Division 3 National Championships will be videocast live on the internet courtesy of FastHockey.com Stay tuned for more information as we get closer to the tournament.