While it appears the door to its dream conference has closed, Minnesota State Moorhead is still exploring its dream to start Division I ice hockey.
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association voted last Friday to add Bemidji State and Nebraska-Omaha to the conference for the 2010-11 season, growing the league to an even 12 teams.
Conference activity makes MSUM’s decision whether to add hockey more difficult
As Minnesota State University Moorhead tries to piece together its decision on whether or not to add Division I ice hockey, the variables are shifting.
Updated 4:40 p.m.
Minnesota State University Moorhead needs more than $10 million in startup funds if the school is to launch a Division I ice hockey program, school President Edna Szymanski said today.
Minnesota State Moorhead’s Division I hockey dream is now on life support.
Western Collegiate Hockey Association commissioner Bruce McLeod said Tuesday that the Dragons are a long shot to gain membership into the league.
Minnesota State University Moorhead officials, including President Edna Szymanksi and athletic director Doug Peters, have scheduled a 10 a.m. Friday news conference to discuss the exploration of adding intercollegiate hockey to the MSUM athletic department.
While Minnesota State University Moorhead has had several talks with the Western Collegiate Hockey Association office about starting a Division I hockey program, the news remains fresh among WCHA schools.
Western Collegiate Hockey Association Commissioner Bruce McLeod has had talks with Minnesota State University Moorhead athletic director Doug Peters about MSUM’s potential move to NCAA Division I hockey.
After struggling to compete at the Division II level in many sports for years, Minnesota State University Moorhead raised a few eyebrows with news Monday that it’s contemplating adding Division I hockey to the mix.
It may look like an odd decision to those on the outside.
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