Club sports close seasons with titles, All-America honors

April 5, 2022 (Volume 45, Number 15)
Article by Brian Vernellis

hockey players, coaches and staff members pose for a photo with a trophy on the ice at a hockey rink

The men’s Division 3 hockey club won the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament, the first conference championship in the program's history.

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Laker club sports teams are celebrating several accomplishments to complete their seasons.

The men’s Division 1 hockey club beat Davenport, 6-5, in double overtime to win the Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League tournament in its first year in the league.

The men’s Division 3 hockey club won the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament, beating Hope College, 3-2, in double overtime. The tournament championship was the first in the program’s history. 

The Division 3 squad advanced to the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s national semifinals, losing to Michigan, 4-3. 

The men’s wrestling club finished seventh at the National Collegiate Wrestling Championships in Allen, Texas. 

Three wrestlers earned All-America honors: Seth Konynenbelt (184 pounds) placed second in his weight division, Joey Murphy (149 pounds) finished fourth and Joseph Posledni (197 pounds) took sixth.

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This article was last edited on March 31, 2022 at 2:8 p.m.

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