UTICA – The Utica College men’s hockey team will receive a bye in the upcoming NCAA Division III tournament after winning their conference tournament on Saturday.
The No. 3 nationally-ranked Pioneers earned an automatic bid after defeating Wilkes University 6-2 in game two of the UCHC Conference Championship series. They will host the winner of Babson College vs. Wesleyan University, who play this Saturday in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
The Pioneers have a 25-2-2 record on the season, with a current 20-game win streak.
Tickets for the Pioneers’ home game on March 21 go on sale at the Adirondack Bank Center box office Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.