SPARTANS HOCKEY RELEASES SCHEDULE

MEN’S HOCKEY
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
SCHEDULE RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPARTANS HOCKEY RELEASES SCHEDULE

LANGLEY, British Columbia
– It’s been 20 years since the Trinity Western University men’s hockey team sported the Spartans uniform but now the wait is just a few weeks.

The Spartans released their schedule for the 2010-11 season Wednesday and on the docket are 24 BCIHL (British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League) regular season games and one exhibition game against each of Western Washington (09/25) and Eastern Washington (10/08).

Trinity Western will play its first game of the regular season Friday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m. as they host Fraser Valley at the Langley Events Centre.

The Spartans will go on to face the other six BCIHL teams four times each throughout the season.

All home games will be played at the Langley Events Centre.

HOME SCHEDULE

09/24    FRASER VALLEY                7PM
09/25    WESTERN WASHINGTON    1PM
10/08    EASTERN WASHINGTON    7PM
10/09    UBC OKANAGAN               2PM
10/22     SIMON FRASER               7PM
11/12    FRASER VALLEY                7PM
11/27    SELKIRK                         1PM
12/03    VICTORIA                       7PM
12/04    VICTORIA                       1PM
01/07    THOMPSON RIVERS          7PM
01/08    SELKIRK                          7PM
01/21     THOMPSON RIVERS          7PM
02/11    SIMON FRASER                 7PM
02/12    UBC OKANAGAN                 1PM

About TWU:

Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university enrolling over 4,000 students this year. With a broad based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 41 major areas of study ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 17 other graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and administrative leadership. For more information, visit TWU's Official Athletics site at gospartans.ca.

About BCIHL:

The British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League was created in 2005 with the purpose of providing student athletes with opportunities to achieve academic success while competing at a high-level of intercollegiate hockey.

Currently, seven teams – University of the Fraser Valley, Okanagan College, Selkirk College, Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, Trinity Western University and the University of Victoria. Each BCIHL team plays a 24 game league schedule that is comprised of two 2-game home-and-away series with each team. The top five teams from the league's regular season then face-off in the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League Championships, a round-robin format tournament held each year in March.

For more information on the BCIHL visit their website at www.bcihl.ca.

-TW-

Last Updated: 2010-09-02
Author: Mark Janzen