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[[File:Class_of_1965_Arena.jpg|thumb|270px|Artist rendering of the Class of 1965 Arena]]
 
[[File:Class_of_1965_Arena.jpg|thumb|270px|Artist rendering of the Class of 1965 Arena]]
The '''Class of 1965 Arena''' is an indoor arena located on the campus of [[Colgate University]] in [[Hamilton, New York]].  The facility is scheduled to open in October of 2016.  The facility will be home to the men's and women's ice hockey programs and will replace the [[Starr Rink]] which has been home to the men's hockey program since it opened in 1959 and the women's hockey program since its' establishment in 1997.
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The '''Class of 1965 Arena''' is an indoor arena located on the campus of [[Colgate University]] in [[Hamilton, New York]].  The facility opened in October of 2016.  The facility is home to the men's and women's ice hockey programs and replaced the [[Starr Rink]] which has been home to the men's hockey program since it opened in 1959 and the women's hockey program since its' establishment in 1997.
   
 
The ice is formally known as the Steven J Riggs '65 Rink, in memory of the class of '65 graduate who was killed in Vietnam in 1968.  Riggs had been captain of the hockey team and was posthumously inducted into the Colgate Athletics Hall of Honor.
 
The ice is formally known as the Steven J Riggs '65 Rink, in memory of the class of '65 graduate who was killed in Vietnam in 1968.  Riggs had been captain of the hockey team and was posthumously inducted into the Colgate Athletics Hall of Honor.
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Latest revision as of 00:13, November 19, 2017

Class of 1965 Arena

Artist rendering of the Class of 1965 Arena

The Class of 1965 Arena is an indoor arena located on the campus of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.  The facility opened in October of 2016.  The facility is home to the men's and women's ice hockey programs and replaced the Starr Rink which has been home to the men's hockey program since it opened in 1959 and the women's hockey program since its' establishment in 1997.

The ice is formally known as the Steven J Riggs '65 Rink, in memory of the class of '65 graduate who was killed in Vietnam in 1968.  Riggs had been captain of the hockey team and was posthumously inducted into the Colgate Athletics Hall of Honor.

the facility will include state of the art locker rooms, training room facilities, equipment room facilities and offices for the ice hockey, lacrosse, and soccer teams as well as the new hockey rink.

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