Event:ACHA Game of the Week on ESPN3
Time: 7:00pm EDT on Friday Oct 21st, 2016 (all times local)
Game location:Bird Arena
Address: 102 Oxbow Trail, Athens, OH 45701
Match Up: The #4 ranked OHIO Bobcats hockey team (7-0-1) will host first year University of Jamestown Jimmies (3-3-0) for a weekend series at Bird Arena. The Friday game will be at 7:00 pm and will air live on ESPN3. The Saturday game will be at the regular 7:30 pm start time.
#4 OHIO Hosts Jamestown for ESPN3 Broadcast
Scouting #4 OHIO (7-0-1): OHIO upended #11 Robert Morris Illinois last Friday night 6-4, and tied the Eagles on Saturday 4-4, but dropped the shoot-out to move to 7-0-1 on the season. OHIO is led by freshman Austin Heakins with 13 points in 8 games, senior forward Joey Breslin has 12 points, while Matt Rudin has 10 points. In net, Jimmy Thomas has posted a .887 save percentage and a 1.75 GAA. Aaron Alkema has posted a .860 save percentage and a 1.95 GAA.
Scouting University of Jamestown (3-3-0): The Jimmies are a first year program led by head coach Dean Stork. Stork played NCAA Division I Hockey at UMASS-Amherst, and professional hockey in the AHL. Stork also spent nine years coaching professional hockey in the ECHL as both an assistant coach and head coach. Trevor Okino leads all scorers with 11 points, and Jeremy McNeil has posted 7 points. In net, Tyson Brouwer has a .907 save percentage, and a 2.58 GAA.
News, Notes and Quotes: OHIO is 12 for 36 on the power play this season for 33.33%. The OHIO penalty kill is 31 for 35 for 88.57%. Jamestown is operating the power play at 30.77% and the penalty kill 88.37%.
ESPN3: OHIO Hockey will have the Friday night game at 7:00 pm for ESPN3’s live broadcast of the game.
OHIO Hockey Practice Times: OHIO will practice from 3:00-5:00 pm Tuesday through Thursday. Practices are open to the public.