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Worcester State Lancers
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Institution: Worcester State University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
School founded: 1874
Enrollment: 6,221
Colors: Royal Blue and Gold
Home Arena: Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center
Men's Team
Conference: Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference
Coach: Shayne Toporowski
Conf. Championships: 1973, 1974, 1977
Women's Team
Conference: TBD
Coach: Eliza Kelley

The Worcester State Lancers are a Men's Division III team in MASCAC and a newly created women's team representing Worcester State University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Men's Program[]

On November 11, 2016 the team announced they had signed an agreement to become the anchor tenant at the Worcester Sports Center which is an arena under construction in the Canal District of the city of Worcester, Massachusetts.  The facility will open in time for the 2017-18 hockey season.  The facility will be host to all team games and practices.  The team has a permanent locker room in the facility.  The school had been previously playing at the Hart Center on campus of College of the Holy Cross which was several miles away from the school.

For more detail please see Worcester State Lancers men's ice hockey.

Women's Program[]

On March 30, 2021 the university announced the addition of women's ice hockey. Eliza Kelley who was the head coach of the Becker Hawks women's ice hockey team, which is no longer in existence due to the college itself closing due to financial issues over the past several years; but were exasperated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The team will be based out of the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, (which ironically, was the home of the Becker Hawks women's ice hockey team) and will have its own locker room. No conference affiliation was announced. The team will begin play with the 2021-22 playing season.

For more detail please see, Worcester State Lancers women's ice hockey.