SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – In order to accommodate the anticipated attendance for Saturday's Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Men's Ice Hockey Championship, host Salve Regina has decided to move the game to the University of Rhode Island's Boss Ice Arena. Tickets sales will be handled by Salve Regina and will be $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.
Top-seed Salve Regina and No. 3 seed University of New England both earned wins in the CCC Men's Ice Hockey Semifinals on Saturday night. The Championship game is scheduled for Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m.
This will be Salve Regina's first trip to the CCC Championship game, while the Nor'easters have finished as the CCC Tournament runner-up for the past two seasons.
The two teams played three times in the regular-season with the Seahawks holding the 2-1 edge in games won.
The winner of Saturday's championship game will be named the CCC Tournament Champion will receive the conference's automatic qualifier into the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Championship.
(Games hosted by the higher seed)
Quarterfinals – Wednesday, Feb. 20
Semifinals – Saturday, Feb. 23
Finals – Saturday, March 2
#3 University of New England at #1 Salve Regina, 7 p.m.
ABOUT THE COMMONWEALTH COAST CONFERENCE
The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of nine full member and one associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference administers championships in 18 intercollegiate sports.