Plymouth State Panthers
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Institution: Plymouth State University
Location: Plymouth, New Hampshire
School founded: 1871
Enrollment: 6,300
Colors: Green and White
Home Arena: Hanaway Rink
Capacity: 860
Men's Team
Conference: Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference
Coach: Craig Russell
Conf. Championships: 2012, 2015, 2019, 2020

The Plymouth State Panthers are a Men's Division III team in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Men's program[edit | edit source]

The men's program dates back to 1973-74. The program has won 2 MASCAC conference tournaments and made 2 NCAA Division III tournament appearances as a result (2012 and 2015).

Conferences[edit | edit source]

Arenas[edit | edit source]

Head Coaches[edit | edit source]

Year by Year Record[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Finish Conference Tournament GP W L T GF GA
NCAA College Division Independent Overall Record
1971-72 - - - - - - - - - 11 9 2 0
ECAC Division II Overall Record
1972-73 5 1 3 1 15 23 .300 Did not qualify 11 5 5 1
ECAC Division III Overall Record
1973-74 8 4 4 0 37 35 .500 Did not qualify 14 7 7 0
1974-75 7 3 4 0 20 27 .426 Did not qualify 15 6 9 0
NCAA Division III Independent Overall Record
1975-76 - - - - - - - - 11 6 5 0
ECAC Division III Overall Record
1976-77 3 3 0 0 25 7 1.000 Did not qualify 12 11 1 0
1977-78 4 1 2 1 .375 Did not qualify 13 10 2 1
1978-79 8 7 1 0 52 26 .875 Did not qualify 15 13 2 0
1979-80 8 3 5 0 35 37 .375 Did not qualify 13 6 7 0
1980-81 9 5 3 1 .611 Did not qualify 15 10 4 1
1981-82 10 5 5 0 .500 Did not qualify 18 9 9 0
1982-83 12 5 7 0 .417 Did not qualify 17 6 10 1
1983-84 13 4 9 0 .308 Did not qualify 17 5 12 0
1984-85 21 12 9 0 115 95 .571 Did not qualify 22 12 10 0
ECAC North Overall Record
1985-86 22 17 5 0 132 88 .773 W, DQF 4-2 (St. Michael's) W, DSF 7-6 (St. Michael's) L, DF 5-2 (Curry) 26 19 7 0
1986-87 10 4 6 0 105 92 .545 T-3rd Did not qualify 22 12 10 0
1987-88 22 13 9 0 114 83 .591 6th L, DQF 5-2 (Southeastern Massachusetts) 23 13 10 0
1988-89 19 9 9 1 91 78 .500 7th Did not qualify 21 9 11 1
1989-90 19 7 9 3 88 85 .447 9th Did not qualify 20 7 10 3
1990-91 20 12 7 1 .625 3rd W, DQF 5-4 (Assumption) L, DSF 5-3 (Fitchburg St) 20 12 8 2
1991-92 20 10 8 2 .550 8th Did not qualify 21 10 9 2
1992-93 16 10 4 2 22 3rd L, QF 4-2 (Assumption) 25 15 7 3
1993-94 16 11 5 0 22 3rd W, QF 5-3 (Skidmore) L, SF 6-0 (Fitchburg St) 25 17 8 0
1994-95 16 3 12 1 5 9th Did not qualify 25 5 19 1
1995-96 14 6 8 0 12 5th Did not qualify 25 7 17 1
1996-97 12 8 3 1 61 47 17 2nd Did not qualify 22 19 9 1
1997-98 16 9 6 1 74 61 19 4th L, QF 11-2 (Fitchburg St) 26 11 14 1 104 126
ECAC Northeast Overall Record
1998-99 17 10 7 0 73 50 20 7th L, QF 6-2 (Fitchburg St) 25 13 12 0 90 74
1999-00 13 5 6 2 40 63 12 9th Did not qualify 20 6 12 2 61 69
2000-01 17 4 13 0 40 78 8 T-11th Did not qualify 25 4 20 1 54 126
2001-02 15 7 8 0 41 57 14 8th L, QF 6-1 (Lebanon Valley) 22 7 14 1 53 97
2002-03 16 3 9 4 54 86 10 10th Did not qualify 22 5 12 5 75 120
2003-04 16 4 11 1 54 72 9 11th Did not qualify 24 8 15 1 81 103
2004-05 15 9 5 1 51 54 19 4th W, QF 6-1 (Fitchburg St) L, SF 8-2 (Curry) 25 13 10 2 92 106
2005-06 15 13 2 0 87 34 26 3rd W, QF 1-0 (Johnson & Wales) L, SF 6-0 (Curry) 26 16 9 1 114 83
2006-07 15 10 4 1 62 44 21 4th L, QF 3-2 (Fitchburg St) 26 11 13 2 86 100
2007-08 16 7 7 2 55 46 16 9th Did not qualify 25 10 12 3 79 76
2008-09 17 7 8 2 55 56 16 9th Did not qualify 25 11 12 2 75 92
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Overall Record
2009-10 18 12 5 1 81 61 25 3rd W, SF 7-3 (Worcester St) L, SF 6-1 (Salem St) 27 17 9 1 115 93
2010-11 18 10 5 3 61 44 23 3rd L, QF 4-1 (Westfield St) 26 15 6 5 97 61
2011-12 18 12 3 3 60 41 27 1st W, SF 7-1 (Worcester St) W, F 5-4 (2ot) (Salem St) 27 17 7 3 89 65
2012-13 18 14 3 1 67 38 29 1st W, SF 7-1 (Fitchburg St) L, F 2-1 (Mass-Dartmouth) 27 19 7 1 97 59
2013-14 18 11 5 2 71 41 24 T-1st W, SF 3-2 (Westfield St) L, F 5-1 (Salem St) 27 14 11 2 99 79
2014-15 18 14 3 1 78 49 29 1st W, SF 3-0 (Westfield St) W, F 6-2 (Salem St) 28 16 9 3 110 88
2015-16 18 15 2 1 70 35 31 2nd W, SF 6-2 (Fitchburg St) L, F 4-0 (Salem St) 27 21 5 1 97 57
2016-17 18 16 1 1 80 32 33 1st W, SF 7-1 (Fitchburg St) L, F 4-3 (Salem St) 27 19 6 2 113 62
2017-18 18 15 2 1 88 39 31 1st L, Sf 3-1 (Mass-Dartmouth) 26 19 5 2 110 56
2018-19 18 12 4 2 74 49 26 1st W, SF 6-1 (Worcester St) W, F 3-0 (Salem St) 28 17 8 3 108 72
2019-20 18 13 3 2 78 38 28 1st W, SF 4-2 (Westfield St) W, F 6-2 (Mass-Dartmouth) 27 15 9 3 101 80

NCAA Tournament Appearances[edit | edit source]

Season First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Championship Third Place
NCAA Division III
2012 L, 3-1 (Wentworht) -- -- -- N/A
2015 L, 3-2 (Norwich) -- -- -- N/A
2019 L, 2-1 (Hobart) N/A
2020 Tournament cancelled prior first round by NCAA due to COVID-19 pandemic

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