FAIRFIELD, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Men's Ice Hockey team will host RIT in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Hockey Tournament beginning on Wednesday, March 13. Puck-drop will begin at 7:05 pm at Webster Bank Arena. The second game will be played on Thursday, Mar.14 at 7:05 pm while third game (if necessary) will be played on Friday, Mar. 15 at 7:05 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased via ticketmaster as adult tickets will be sold for $10 and youth under 18 and seniors will be sold for $5. Students coming from RIT will also be $5. Group tickets will be available by calling 203-396-TIXX. Links to purchase tickets can be found on shubigred.com under the Men's Ice Hockey schedule.
The Pioneers earned the fourth-seed in the eleven-team tournament, with the champion earning the leagues automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. SHU finished the regular season going 7-1-1 in the month of February to conclude the regular season with its best finish in Atlantic Hockey since 2009-10 going 15-15-10 overall and 14-11-4 in conference play.
SHU's 5-2 win over AIC on Thursday secured the Pioneers first round bye in the Atlantic Hockey playoffs. This is the first time the Pioneers are hosting a quarterfinals matchup since the 2009-10 season when the Pioneers advanced all the way to the Atlantic Hockey Championship where they fell 6-1 to RIT.