SUNY Albany Columbia University County College of Morris Fordham University SUNY New Paltz St. Thomas Aquinas Fairfield University SUNY Farmingdale Hofstra University New Jersey Institute of Technology Southern Connecticut State

The 2008-09 MCHC Champions

Albany State Great Danes

The Great Danes defeated Southern Connecticut on Sunday night to claim their third MCHC title in five years.  (, , ) A hard fought game saw Albany take the lead for good on a goal from playoff MVP Mike Vanbaaron in the second period.  Congratulations to both teams for very successful seasons. (, )


The 2008-09 MCHC League Awards

League MVP

Steve Rosenkrantz SCSU
Sportsmanship Award Joe Mazzie Farmingdale
Top Goaltender Award Stephen Buccaletto Albany
Rookie of the Year Justin Gelesky NJIT
Best Defensemen Drew Luther Albany
Scholar Athlete Award Andrew Churchill Union
Playoff MVP Mike Vanbaaron Albany

Congratulations to all Award Winners!!!


Two MCHC Teams will head to the ACHA Division III Nationals.  Farmingdale will make their second trip in two years.  (, . )They open against Colorado University in their quest for a National Championship.  Albany will also be back at Nationals for their fourth straight attempt a National Championship. Albany will play their opening round game against College of Canyons.  Good Luck to Both MCHC Teams!  (, , )


MCHC All-Star Game Results

Public (7) vs. Private (1)
Three Stars of the Game:
#1 - J.R. Berrotti
#2 - Steve Buccellato
#3 - Mike Pagliuco



MCHC Playoff MVP

Mike Vanbaaron

NJIT 0 * New Paltz 1 *
CCM 0 Fordham 5
Hofstra 5 Fairfield 3
Union 3 * St.Thomas 2 *
Skidmore 7 New Paltz 0
F' dale 1 Fordham 0
Albany 5 Hofstra 1
SCSU  9 Union 2
Albany 11 F'dale 4
SCSU 11 Skidmore 8
Albany 6 SCSU 2

Final ACHA Rankings
1. Albany (9)
2. Farmingdale
3. Fredonia
4. California U of PA
5. Robert Morris
6. Monmough
7. Pittsburgh - Johnstown
8. PSU - Brandywine
9. Southern Connecticut St.
10. PSU - Behrend
11. Fairfield
12. PSU Altoona
13. St. Vincent College
14. Fordham
15. Alvernia ()
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