#7 Wildcats Triumph over Western Michigan
November 15, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tucson Ariz.- University of Arizona Wildcat Hockey earned a 5-3 victory over Western Michigan to improve their record to 12-2-2. Arizona scored early in the first period and never looked back scoring at least one goal in each period. The Wildcats offense was led by forward, Alex Johanson, who scored 2 goals. Wildcat Goaltender, Anthony Ciurro, picks up the win to bring his record to 8-1.
When asked about the game, Wildcats first star, Alex Johanson, said “We got the win tonight, we played a little sloppy but we picked up the victory… We need to work on the little things, getting pucks deep, and making clean passes.”
The Wildcats will be back in action Tomorrow night (Saturday) at 7:30PM to take on the same Western Michigan on the annual Teddy Bear Toss night. Fans that bring stuffed animals will be able to toss them onto the ice after the Wildcats score their first goal of the game. All stuffed animals collected will be donated to Aviva Children’s Services.
Following Saturday night’s game, the Wildcats will be back in action on Thursday November, 21st to take on the Rebels from University of Las Vegas-Nevada. All community members that bring two boxes of cereal to donate to Campus Pantry will receive 50% off their ticket at the box office. All students that bring one (1) non-perishable item can purchase a ticket for $3 at the box office.
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 broadcast at the team's YouTube video channel, and simulcast at the team's Facebook page. The broadcasts start 15 minutes before game time, and are seen at www.youtube.com/UAhockey and www.facebook.com/ArizonaHockey