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This is the '''2017-18 [[United Collegiate Hockey Conference]] season'''.  This is the conference's first season.
 
This is the '''2017-18 [[United Collegiate Hockey Conference]] season'''.  This is the conference's first season.
   
The [[Middle Atlantic Conferences]] announced on October 13, 2016 that they would start to sponsor men's and women's ice hockey also starting with the 2017-18 season.  The following teams were announced as being members [[King's College Monarchs]], [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]], [[Manhattanville Valiants]],  [[Stevenson Mustangs]], and the [[Wilkes University Colonels]] which would appear to  eliminate five programs from the conference.  However, the MAC is using the same format that the [[Ivy League]] uses to determine its' champion as they use the [[ECAC]] conference games to determine their champion.
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The [[Middle Atlantic Conferences]] announced on October 13, 2016 that they would start to sponsor men's and women's ice hockey also starting with the 2017-18 season.  The following teams were announced as being members [[King's College Monarchs women's ice hockey|King's College Monarchs]], [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen women's ice hockey|Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]], [[Manhattanville Valiants women's ice hockey|Manhattanville Valiants]],  [[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]], and the [[Wilkes University Colonels women's ice hockey|Wilkes University Colonels]] which would appear to  eliminate five programs from the conference.  However, the MAC is using the same format that the [[Ivy League]] uses to determine its' champion as they use the [[ECAC]] conference games to determine their champion.
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==Membership Changes==
 
==Membership Changes==
*The [[Chatham Cougars]], [[Elmira Soaring Eagles]], [[Manhattanville Valiants]], [[Neumann Knights]], [[Utica Pioneers]], [[William Smith Herons]] all join from the now defunct [[ECAC West]]
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*The [[Chatham Cougars women's ice hockey|Chatham Cougars]], [[Elmira Soaring Eagles women's ice hockey|Elmira Soaring Eagles]], [[Manhattanville Valiants women's ice hockey|Manhattanville Valiants]], [[Neumann Knights women's ice hockey|Neumann Knights]], [[Utica Pioneers women's ice hockey|Utica Pioneers]], [[William Smith Herons women's ice hockey|William Smith Herons]] all join from the now defunct [[ECAC West]]
*The [[Stevenson Mustangs]] joined the conference from the [[Colonial Hockey Conference]]
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*The [[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]] joined the conference from the [[Colonial Hockey Conference]]
*The [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]] joined the conference after playing the 2016-17 season (their first season) as a Division III Independent
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*The [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen women's ice hockey|Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]] joined the conference after playing the 2016-17 season (their first season) as a Division III Independent
*The [[King's College Monarchs]] and [[Wilkes University Colonels]] join the conference as new programs
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*The [[King's College Monarchs women's ice hockey|King's College Monarchs]] and [[Wilkes University Colonels women's ice hockey|Wilkes University Colonels]] join the conference as new programs
 
*On April 13, 2017 Nazareth University announced the addition of women's ice hockey for the 2018-19 season.
 
*On April 13, 2017 Nazareth University announced the addition of women's ice hockey for the 2018-19 season.
*On August 3, 2017 it was announced that the [[Wilkes University Colonels]] will delay the start of their program until the 2018-19 season due to a lower than anticipated roster size.
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*On August 3, 2017 it was announced that the [[Wilkes University Colonels women's ice hockey|Wilkes University Colonels]] will delay the start of their program until the 2018-19 season due to a lower than anticipated roster size.
   
 
==Membership==
 
==Membership==
{|class="wikitable"
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{|class="wikitable"
| '''Team''' || '''Centre''' || '''Arena'''
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|align="center"| '''Team''' || align="center"|'''City''' || align="center"| '''Arena'''
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[Chatham Cougars]]
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| [[Chatham Cougars women's ice hockey|Chatham Cougars]]
 
| [[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]]
 
| [[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]]
 
| [[Alpha Ice Complex]]
 
| [[Alpha Ice Complex]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
|[[Elmira Soaring Eagles]]
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|[[Elmira Soaring Eagles women's ice hockey|Elmira Soaring Eagles]]
 
|[[Elmira, New York]]
 
|[[Elmira, New York]]
 
|[[Murray Athletic Center Arena]]
 
|[[Murray Athletic Center Arena]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[King's College Monarchs]] || [[Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania]] || [[Revolution Ice Centre]]
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| [[King's College Monarchs women's ice hockey|King's College Monarchs]] || [[Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania]] || [[Revolution Ice Centre]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]] || [[Annville, Pennsylvania]] || [[Hersheypark Arena]]
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| [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen women's ice hockey|Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]] || [[Annville, Pennsylvania]] || [[Hersheypark Arena]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[Manhattanville Valiants]] || [[Purchase, New York]] || [[Playland Ice Casino]] ([[Rye, New York|Rye, NY]])
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| [[Manhattanville Valiants women's ice hockey|Manhattanville Valiants]] || [[Purchase, New York]] || [[Playland Ice Casino]] ([[Rye, New York|Rye, NY]])
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
|[[Neumann Knights]]
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|[[Neumann Knights women's ice hockey|Neumann Knights]]
 
|[[Aston, Pennsylvania]]
 
|[[Aston, Pennsylvania]]
 
|[[IceWorks Skating Complex]]
 
|[[IceWorks Skating Complex]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[Stevenson Mustangs]] || [[Stevenson, Maryland]] &<br />[[Owings Mills, Maryland]] || [[Reisterstown Sportsplex]]
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| [[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]] || [[Stevenson, Maryland]] &<br />[[Owings Mills, Maryland]] || [[Reisterstown Sportsplex]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
|[[Utica Pioneers]]
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|[[Utica Pioneers women's ice hockey|Utica Pioneers]]
 
|[[Utica, New York]]
 
|[[Utica, New York]]
 
|[[Utica Memorial Auditorium]]
 
|[[Utica Memorial Auditorium]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[William Smith Herons]] || [[Geneva, New York]] || [[Geneva Recreation Complex Skating Rink]]
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| [[William Smith Herons women's ice hockey|William Smith Herons]] || [[Geneva, New York]] || [[Geneva Recreation Complex Skating Rink]]
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
==Future Members==
 
==Future Members==
 
{|class="wikitable"
 
{|class="wikitable"
| '''Team''' || '''Centre''' || '''Arena'''
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|align="center"| '''Team''' || align="center"|'''City''' || align="center"| '''Arena'''
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
|[[Nazareth Golden Flyers]] (2018-19)
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|[[Nazareth Golden Flyers women's ice hockey|Nazareth Golden Flyers]] (2018-19)
 
|[[Pittsford, New York]]
 
|[[Pittsford, New York]]
 
|[[Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex]]
 
|[[Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex]]
|- align="left"
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|- align="center"
| [[Wilkes University Colonels]](2018-19) || [[Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania]] || [[Toyota SportsPlex]]
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| [[Wilkes University Colonels women's ice hockey|Wilkes University Colonels]] (2018-19) || [[Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania]] || [[Toyota SportsPlex]]
 
|}
 
|}
   
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! Team !! GP !! W !! L !! T !! GF !! GA !! Pts !! GP !! W !! L !! T !! GF !! GA
 
! Team !! GP !! W !! L !! T !! GF !! GA !! Pts !! GP !! W !! L !! T !! GF !! GA
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Elmira Soaring Eagles]] || 16 || 15 || 0 ||1|| 99 || 12 || 31 || 30 || 25 || 3 || 2 || 146 ||31
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| [[Elmira Soaring Eagles women's ice hockey|Elmira Soaring Eagles]] || 16 || 15 || 0 ||1|| 99 || 12 || 31 || 30 || 25 || 3 || 2 || 146 ||31
 
|-
 
|-
| [[William Smith Herons]] || 16 || 11 || 2 ||3|| 82 || 20 || 25 || 26 || 16 || 6 || 4 || 105 ||39
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| [[William Smith Herons women's ice hockey|William Smith Herons]] || 16 || 11 || 2 ||3|| 82 || 20 || 25 || 26 || 16 || 6 || 4 || 105 ||39
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Stevenson Mustangs]] || 16 || 10 || 3 ||3|| 60 || 35 || 23 || 28 || 15 || 8 || 5 || 83 ||74
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| [[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]] || 16 || 10 || 3 ||3|| 60 || 35 || 23 || 28 || 15 || 8 || 5 || 83 ||74
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Utica Pioneers]] || 16 || 9 || 5 ||2|| 56 || 29 || 20 || 27 || 15 || 10 || 2 || 83 ||59
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| [[Utica Pioneers women's ice hockey|Utica Pioneers]] || 16 || 9 || 5 ||2|| 56 || 29 || 20 || 27 || 15 || 10 || 2 || 83 ||59
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Neumann Knights]] || 16 || 9 || 6 ||1|| 53 || 37 || 19 || 25 || 12 || 11 || 2 || 73 ||73
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| [[Neumann Knights women's ice hockey|Neumann Knights]] || 16 || 9 || 6 ||1|| 53 || 37 || 19 || 25 || 12 || 11 || 2 || 73 ||73
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Manhattanville Valiants]] || 16 || 6 || 8 ||2|| 50 || 32 || 14 || 26 || 9 || 14 || 3 || 72 ||59
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| [[Manhattanville Valiants women's ice hockey|Manhattanville Valiants]] || 16 || 6 || 8 ||2|| 50 || 32 || 14 || 26 || 9 || 14 || 3 || 72 ||59
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Chatham Cougars]] || 16 || 4 || 12 ||0|| 40 || 62 || 8 || 23 || 7 || 14 || 2 || 57 ||72
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| [[Chatham Cougars women's ice hockey|Chatham Cougars]] || 16 || 4 || 12 ||0|| 40 || 62 || 8 || 23 || 7 || 14 || 2 || 57 ||72
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]] || 16 || 1 || 14 ||1|| 9 || 97 || 3 || 23 || 2 || 19 || 2 || 18 ||136
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| [[Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen women's ice hockey|Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen]] || 16 || 1 || 14 ||1|| 9 || 97 || 3 || 23 || 2 || 19 || 2 || 18 ||136
 
|-
 
|-
| [[King's College Monarchs]] || 16 || 0 || 15 ||1|| 7 || 115 || 1 || 23 || 0 || 22 || 1 || 16 ||151
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| [[King's College Monarchs women's ice hockey|King's College Monarchs]] || 16 || 0 || 15 ||1|| 7 || 115 || 1 || 23 || 0 || 22 || 1 || 16 ||151
 
|}
 
|}
   
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[[File:2018_UCHC_Women's_Tournament_logo.png|thumb]]
 
[[File:2018_UCHC_Women's_Tournament_logo.png|thumb]]
 
===Format===
 
===Format===
The top six teams qualify for the single elimination conference tournament with the three seed meeting the six seed and the four seed meeting the fourth seed in the quarterfinals.  The one seed plays the lower seeded quarterfinal winner and the two seed plays the higher seeded quarterfinal winner in the semifinals held at the [[Murray Athletic Center Arena]] hosted by the [[Elmira Soaring Eagles]] on March 3rd.  The semifinal winners meet on March 4th for the conference championship.
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The top six teams qualify for the single elimination conference tournament with the three seed meeting the six seed and the four seed meeting the fourth seed in the quarterfinals.  The one seed plays the lower seeded quarterfinal winner and the two seed plays the higher seeded quarterfinal winner in the semifinals held at the [[Murray Athletic Center Arena]] hosted by the [[Elmira Soaring Eagles women's ice hockey|Elmira Soaring Eagles]] on March 3rd.  The semifinal winners meet on March 4th for the conference championship.
   
 
===Quarterfinals===
 
===Quarterfinals===
*[[Stevenson Mustangs]] defeated [[Manhattanville Valiants]] 4-3
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*[[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]] defeated [[Manhattanville Valiants women's ice hockey|Manhattanville Valiants]] 4-3
*[[Utica Pioneers]] defeated [[Neumann Knights]] 4-1
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*[[Utica Pioneers women's ice hockey|Utica Pioneers]] defeated [[Neumann Knights women's ice hockey|Neumann Knights]] 4-1
   
 
===Semifinals===
 
===Semifinals===
*[[Elmira Soaring Eagles]] defeated [[Utica Pioneers]] 7-1
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*[[Elmira Soaring Eagles women's ice hockey|Elmira Soaring Eagles]] defeated [[Utica Pioneers women's ice hockey|Utica Pioneers]] 7-1
*[[Stevenson Mustangs]] defeated [[William Smith Herons]] 3-2 (ot)
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*[[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]] defeated [[William Smith Herons women's ice hockey|William Smith Herons]] 3-2 (ot)
   
 
===Final===
 
===Final===
*[[Elmira Soaring Eagles]] defeated [[Stevenson Mustangs]] 5-0
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*[[Elmira Soaring Eagles women's ice hockey|Elmira Soaring Eagles]] defeated [[Stevenson Mustangs women's ice hockey|Stevenson Mustangs]] 5-0
 
[[File:2018_UCHC_Women's_champions_Elmira_Soaring_Eagles.jpg|thumb|400px|2018 UCHC champions Elmira Soaring Eagles]]
 
[[File:2018_UCHC_Women's_champions_Elmira_Soaring_Eagles.jpg|thumb|400px|2018 UCHC champions Elmira Soaring Eagles]]
 
[[Category:2018 in hockey]]
 
[[Category:2018 in hockey]]

Latest revision as of 23:15, April 9, 2020

This is the 2017-18 United Collegiate Hockey Conference season.  This is the conference's first season.

The Middle Atlantic Conferences announced on October 13, 2016 that they would start to sponsor men's and women's ice hockey also starting with the 2017-18 season.  The following teams were announced as being members King's College Monarchs, Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen, Manhattanville ValiantsStevenson Mustangs, and the Wilkes University Colonels which would appear to  eliminate five programs from the conference.  However, the MAC is using the same format that the Ivy League uses to determine its' champion as they use the ECAC conference games to determine their champion.

Membership ChangesEdit

MembershipEdit

Team City Arena
Chatham Cougars Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Alpha Ice Complex
Elmira Soaring Eagles Elmira, New York Murray Athletic Center Arena
King's College Monarchs Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Revolution Ice Centre
Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen Annville, Pennsylvania Hersheypark Arena
Manhattanville Valiants Purchase, New York Playland Ice Casino (Rye, NY)
Neumann Knights Aston, Pennsylvania IceWorks Skating Complex
Stevenson Mustangs Stevenson, Maryland &
Owings Mills, Maryland
Reisterstown Sportsplex
Utica Pioneers Utica, New York Utica Memorial Auditorium
William Smith Herons Geneva, New York Geneva Recreation Complex Skating Rink

Future MembersEdit

Team City Arena
Nazareth Golden Flyers (2018-19) Pittsford, New York Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex
Wilkes University Colonels (2018-19) Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Toyota SportsPlex

StandingsEdit

United Collegiate Hockey Conference Overall Record
Team GP W L T GF GA Pts GP W L T GF GA
Elmira Soaring Eagles 16 15 0 1 99 12 31 30 25 3 2 146 31
William Smith Herons 16 11 2 3 82 20 25 26 16 6 4 105 39
Stevenson Mustangs 16 10 3 3 60 35 23 28 15 8 5 83 74
Utica Pioneers 16 9 5 2 56 29 20 27 15 10 2 83 59
Neumann Knights 16 9 6 1 53 37 19 25 12 11 2 73 73
Manhattanville Valiants 16 6 8 2 50 32 14 26 9 14 3 72 59
Chatham Cougars 16 4 12 0 40 62 8 23 7 14 2 57 72
Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen 16 1 14 1 9 97 3 23 2 19 2 18 136
King's College Monarchs 16 0 15 1 7 115 1 23 0 22 1 16 151

Conference TouramentEdit

2018 UCHC Women&#039;s Tournament logo

FormatEdit

The top six teams qualify for the single elimination conference tournament with the three seed meeting the six seed and the four seed meeting the fourth seed in the quarterfinals.  The one seed plays the lower seeded quarterfinal winner and the two seed plays the higher seeded quarterfinal winner in the semifinals held at the Murray Athletic Center Arena hosted by the Elmira Soaring Eagles on March 3rd.  The semifinal winners meet on March 4th for the conference championship.

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit

2018 UCHC Women&#039;s champions Elmira Soaring Eagles

2018 UCHC champions Elmira Soaring Eagles

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