By Zach Long || Staff Writer
The F&M club hockey team has recently experienced expansive success in their ongoing season. The team started off with a very strong record, with memorable wins against Dickinson, Johns Hopkins, and Millersville twice. Last weekend, the team played back-to-back away games against Susquehanna and Johns Hopkins. With an undefeated record of 7-0, the team aims to remain undefeated and secure the top seed in their DVCHC division, so this is a great season to make some sport betting as you can get the NHL sports betting picks to help you with this.
After a two-hour drive from campus, the team came prepared to face off with Susquehanna, and in return reigned victorious. Although a back-and-forth game, the final score was 8-5 Diplomats which lengthened the undefeated record. The next day, the team was back at it again against Johns Hopkins for the second time. Though they put up a strong fight, their missing players and lack of recovery Unfortunately, they were a bit bruised up, tired, and missing some key players, which ultimately led to the team’s first loss of the season with a final score of 7-4. The defeat caused the team to be pushed back to the second seed of the upcoming playoffs. Although the loss was hard to swallow, the team now wants to win the division championship even more, since they will be playing Johns Hopkins for one last final game in the championship.
The upcoming weekend of February 25 and 26, the team will be playing at IceWorks Skating Complex in Aston, PA for the Patriot Division DVCHC Championship.
For Senior Captain Garret Katchis, the team’s determination and drive continue to show. “Our team has done amazing this season with more to come. We’re 8-1 with playoffs right around the corner. As a team, we know we have one common goal to bring a division championship to F&M club hockey and that’s where our focus will be.”
Assistant Senior Captain Sarah Peichel expresses pride in the team’s growth and strong bonds formed on and off the ice, stating “this season, everyone has learned to adapt to different environments in games, and everyone is able to work with one another to make things happen. I have made life-long friends with teammates, and have been able to be a part of a successful team every year. I wouldn’t trade it for the world.”
First-year Zach Long is a Staff Writer. His email is email@example.com.