Division III schedule released

20150124170513_EMP_8931__SM-MThe Razorbacks today announced their 2015-16 schedule for the program’s Division III American Collegiate Hockey Association team. The schedule features 14 weekend games at The Jones Center for Families in Springdale.

Coming off its fifth SECHC Championship and third National Tournament berth, the 2015-16 Division III Razorbacks will have big shoes to fill in this, a challenging 31 game regular season slate. The regular season opens with back-to-back home weekends including a pair of conference games against SEC rival, LSU, on Sept. 25 & 26 at the Jones Center.

The Razorbacks continue their seventh campaign in the Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference on the road against Vanderbilt in October—a first ever trip for the program. That same month, the Hogs play host to a pair of first-time visitors to the the Jones Center—Kennesaw State and TCU.

Highlights throughout the remainder of the season include a trip to Dallas for a three game showcase weekend hosted by Dallas Baptist University, a first-ever trip to Rock Island, Illinois, for a pair of games against Augustana, and two consecutive home weekends to close out 2015 (Southern Illinois and Kansas).

The second semester kicks off with a three game swing through East Alton, Illinois, to take on Southern Illinois and McKendree University.  The post-season begins with the SEC playoffs in Nashville on Feb. 5, 6, & 7 followed by ACHA Regionals the following weekend.

Single game tickets for the 2015-16 regular season can be purchased at the Jones Center. Please visit arhockey.westernchl.com for further information about the team.