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The Hobart Statesmen are the name of the athletics teams of Hobart College in Geneva, New York. It is a men's only college. The hockey team played in the ECAC West from 1985 to 2017.  The school will be joining the New England Hockey Conference for the 2017-18 season, which is a NCAA Division III conference.

Hobart College is a brother school to William Smith College, both schools hockey programs are located out of the Geneva Recreation Complex Skating Rink aka "the Cooler" which is located near both campuses in Geneva, New York.

The Statesmen hockey program dates back to 1970-71 season.

The was announced as being a member of the newly formed United Collegiate Hockey Conference in October, 2016 but the school would announce on January 24, 2017 that they would be withdrawing from the UCHC and joining the New England Hockey Conference instead.

The team has:

  • won the ECAC West regular season championship in 2003-04 and 2014-15
  • won the ECAC West conference tournament in 2004, 2012, 2015, and 2017. 
  • won the New England Hockey Conference Tournament in 2018
  • the team made NCAA division III tournament appearances in 2004, 2015. 2017 and 2018, the school did not participate in the 2012 tournament due to the conference only having five members (at the time) and not automatically receiving a tournament bid with the championship as the threshold is a minimum of seven members for an automatic berth.

Year by Year RecordEdit

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Finish Conference Tournament GP W L T GF GA
ECAC Division III Overall Record
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84
1984-85
ECAC West Overall Record
1985-86
1986-87
1987-88
1988-89
1989-90
1990-91
1991-92
1992-93
1993-94
1994-95
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
ECAC Division II Overall Record
2015-16 14 9 4 1 60 39 19 3rd of 8 W, QF 6-2 (Stevenson) W, SF 6-2 (Manhattanville) W, F 2-1 (ot) (Utica) 29 20 5 4 115 69
2016-17
2017-18 18 12 3 3 74 34 27 2nd of 8 W, QF 8-0 (S. Maine) W, SF 3-2 (Babson) W, F 3-0 (Hobart) 29 18 6 5 109 55
2018-19 18 11 5 2 75 41 24 4th of 10 W, QF 4-1 (New England College) W, SF 4-0 (Mass-Boston) L, F 2-1 (Norwich) 30 21 8 2 121 67
2019-20 18 12 4 2 83 43 26 3rd of 10 W, QF 4-2 (Skidmore) W, SF 4-2 (New England College) L, F 3-0 (Norwich) 28 20 5 3 116 63

NCAA TournamentEdit

  • 2017 L, First Round 4-3 (Endicott)
  • 2018 L, First Round 4-2 (Geneseo)
  • 2020 Tournament cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
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