Senior quarterback Drew Connolly became the 5th quarterback in Union College football history to pass for 5,000 yards in a career.
But the Dutchmen lost at Utica College, 28-27 Saturday night in Utica. The Pioneers improved to 2-0 while Union fell to 0-2.
The Rick Bennett era for Union College hockey begins on October 8th. That's when the Dutchmen open up the season for their new head coach.
The 2011-12 Union schedule includes 34 contests against 10 non-league opponents and the 11 members of ECAC Hockey.
Union College's first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament didn't last long.
The 2nd seeded Dutchmen lost to #3 seed Minnesota-Duluth, 2-0, in the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey East Regional Semifinals in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
NCAA men’s hockey is a different animal then its basketball counterpart. With only six automatic bids to the field of just 16, an at large bid is hard to come by. Do the Dutchmen have what it takes to compete? Can they land their first bid school history? Where will they fall in the bracket?
Brian Sinkoff was joined on the show Monday (2/28/11) by Union men's hockey defenseman Brock Matheson to discuss the team's first-ever regular season Conference Title, the upcoming ECAC Tournament and the significance of winning the Cleary Cup.
For the first time in school history, the Union College hockey team is the ECAC regular season champions.
The Dutchmen shutout Princeton 5-0 at Messa Rink on Saturday to claim the top spot in the league and earn the #1 seed in the upcoming ECAC Tournament.