#12 Arizona Dominates Colorado 9-1 in Home Opener
October 17, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tucson Ariz.- University of Arizona Wildcat Hockey defeated Colorado to open up the home season on Thursday night. Arizona came out dominate throughout the game scoring in bunches to finish the game with a final score of 9-1. Anthony Ciurro maned the crease and stopped 32 of 33 shots. The offense was led by Ethan Stahlhuth who scored 2 goals and added a short-handed assist to triumph over Colorado.
Head Coach Chad Berman said “It was great to get back and play in front of our fans again, a lot of players came out prepared tonight and we are excited to be get back in action again tomorrow vs Colorado State.”
After Thursday night’s victory the Wildcats gain a larger lead in the Western Collegiate Hockey League standing now holding a 9-point lead over the second place team.
Arizona will be back on the ice tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday at 1PM to take on Colorado State in another Western Collegiate Hockey League battle.
Next week the Wildcats will be on the road again to take on Grand Canyon University for the first time this season. Arizona played GCU 4 times last year and scored 23 goals in the series. The Wildcats will return home after GCU to battle bitter rival Arizona State on Friday Nov. 1st and Saturday Nov. 2nd at 7:30PM. Friday night’s game the Cats will hang the Western Collegiate Hockey League Championship banner which the Cats won at ASU last season.
UA Hockey home game tickets are available at the TCC box office or by calling 791-4101 option #1.
GAME MEDIA: All Arizona Hockey home games are available through a FREE video Webcast at the team’s YouTube video channel, starting 10 minutes before game time. Live video pregame, in-game, and post-game video is also featured on the team’s Facebook page.