March 16, 2004

RIDE THE RED WAVE

March 16, 2004

Don't miss your opportunity to "Ride the Red Wave" with Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team as they battle the #1 seeded Holy Cross Crusaders in the Atlantic Hockey Championship game this Saturday night. The puck drops at 7:00 pm at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY with a spot in the 16-team NCAA Tournament on the line. Saturday night also marks the fourth time a Pioneer team has played in a championship game since joining the ranks of Division I in 1999-00.

Game tickets are on sale now in the Sacred Heart Athletic Ticket office, located in the lobby of the William H. Pitt Center, and also online at sacredheartpioneers.com. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for SHU students with an ID and youth 16 and under. Sacred Heart student tickets are available at the Student Life Office during normal business hours and will also be on sale this Thursday and Friday in front of FLIK from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

"Ride the Red Wave" Fan Buses will be departing Public Safety at 3:45 pm on Saturday and will return immediately following the game. The Fan Buses are free but all fans must wear red! You can sign up now for a spot on the "Ride the Red Wave" bus in the Student Life Office or the Athletic Ticket Office.

What better way to come dressed for the "BIG GAME" than in your official SHU Men's Ice Hockey Replica Game Jersey. In a special Championship Game Offer, game jerseys are available for only $30.00. (Reg. priced at $50). You can pick-up and pay for your jersey before Friday in the Athletic Marketing Office, located in the lobby of the Pitt Center.

Did you ever want to be on a NCAA Hockey Selection Committee? Now you can and you can select your 16 teams that will qualify for the NCAA Tournament by clicking here. Look for the Sacred Heart - Holy Cross game under "Atlantic Hockey Tournament" and see how your Pioneers stack up against national men's ice hockey powerhouses. To read about all national post-season hockey tournament action visit U.S. College Hockey Online at www.uscho.com.

For further information on the Atlantic Hockey post-season hockey tournament visit www.atlantichockeyonline.com. For fans who can't ride the Fan Buses, directions to West Point are available at www.GoArmySports.com.

Championship Game & Ticket Information is also available through the Sacred Heart Marketing Office. Contact Mark Adzigian, Director of Athletic Marketing & Development 365-7601 or adzigianm@sacredheart.edu.