PSU Athletics to host several games around New Year’s

Men’s Hockey Tournament highlights home Panthers events

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Local fans will have an opportunity to watch exciting college sports action over the New Year’s holiday as the Plymouth State University men’s and women’s ice hockey and basketball teams host a series of games on the PSU campus.

            The highlight of the week will be the PSU Invitational men’s hockey tournament on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 30-31.  Schools from four New England states will converge on Hanaway Rink for four games over two days; the Panthers will meet Salve Regina University at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the Becker College vs. University of New England match-up at 7:00 p.m.  The consolation game is Friday at 1:00 p.m., followed by the championship game at 4:00 p.m.

            The PSU basketball teams will be the first to compete in 2011 with a pair of non-conference games at Foley Gymnasium.  The Panther women’s squad will host Johnson & Wales University on Sunday, Jan. 2, at 3:00 p.m., and the Panther men will entertain Bowdoin College on Monday, Jan. 3, at 6:00 p.m.

            The Panther women’s ice hockey team will also get into the act, entertaining Wesleyan University in a non-conference affair at Hanaway Rink on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 7:00 p.m.

            Tickets for all events will be available at the door, or by calling PSU Athletics at 603-535-2770. 

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