By Sam Leventhal
For the first time in the history of Springfield College Ice Hockey, the team earned a bid into the Atlantic Regionals bracket of the ACHA tournament.
Springfield, who assumes the eighth seed, will travel down to West Chester, Penn. and play their first game of the tournament against No. 5 Fordham University on March 9.
“We worked for it all year,” captain Andrew Schmidt said. “We wanted that as our goal and we kind of thought that we blew it after [the conference tournament]. But then we heard that we were in and we like, let’s go for it.”