Reserved Seat Tickets are Sold Out for Men's Hockey vs St. Norbert College Game on Friday

Reserved Seat Tickets are Sold Out for Men's Hockey vs St. Norbert College Game on Friday
ADRIAN, Mich.--Adrian College Athletics announces that Friday's Northern Collegiate Hockey Association men's contest between St. Norbert College and Adrian College is sold out of reserved seats through the online ETIX system. Standing-room-only tickets for will go on sale at 5:30 p.m. in the Arrington Ice Arena lobby, and people can enter the rink at 6 p.m.​ Opening puckdrop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
The host Bulldogs are the newly-minted No. 1-ranked team in NCAA Division III hockey, according to U.S. College Hockey Online. On Monday, Adrian made its season debut in the top spot of the Top-15 poll of coaches and hockey writers from across the country. The visiting Green Knights are No. 2--19 points behind the Bulldogs in these national rankings. Adrian also leads the NCHA overall points standings with 22, while SNC has 20 and Lake Forest, 16.
The Bulldogs take a 15-4 overall record and 11-1 NCHA-South Division ledger into this weekend's conference games at home versus the Green Knights (15-3-1, 10-2) and Finlandia (Saturday at 3:05 p.m., 1-17-1/0-11-1). Adrian has been excelling at both ends of the ice during the longest win streak of the season, evidenced by scoring 4.14 goals per game while giving up only 1.14. In 19 contests overall, Adrian lists sixth in the nation in scoring offense, third in scoring margin, fourth in scoring defense and tied for first in victories. The winning streak is currently the third longest behind St. Scholastica (10 in a row) and University of New England (8).

Senior captain Mathew Thompson leads the team with 11 goals and 21 total points. Junior defenseman Cory Dunn also has 21 points, including 19 assists for a first-place tie among Division III blueliners nationally. Senior assistant captain Taylor McCloy ties Thompson for the goal-scoring lead among 20 points. Junior goalie Kevin Entmaa has compiled a 9-2 record, 1.72 goals-against average and .938 save percentage.

On the SNC side, Tanner Froese has seven goals and 15 assists for a team-high 22 points. Freshman forward Keegan Milligan has a team-high nine goals and nine assists for 18 points. Junior goaltender T.J. Black is 15-2-1 with a 1.59 GAA and .935 save percentage.

In the teams' last meeting back on Nov. 11 at Cornerstone Community Center in De Pere, Wis., the Green Knights tipped Adrian 4-3 in overtime.
Adrian College Television (ACTV) will provide live video of the game and live stats also will be available.
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