After 4 nights of tryouts, the Oswego State ACHA D1 menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s hockey team will be opening their 2009-2010 season on Saturday as they host the second annual Alumni Game at the Campus Center Rink . The puck will drop at 6:00 and admission to the game is free.
Several local players have made this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s squad-Senior Greg Distin is from Fulton and Junior Eric Zerrahn, Sophomore Andrew Lazzaro and newcomer Sophomore Greg King are from Oswego. 55 players tried out for the Lakers this year and the team was narrowed down to 31 skaters.
The Lakers are members of the ACHA and is one of only 51 teams nationwide to be Division 1. They also are in the Northeast Collegiate Hockey League which also includes Rutgers, Penn-State Berks, Binghamton, Cornell, Cortland, Ithaca and St. Bonaventure as members.
Home games are played at the Campus Center Rink on the Oswego State Campus and admission to the Lakers games is always free.
For more information on the team, please visit the website at www.Oswego.edu/icehockey . The team is sponsored by the Student Association of Oswego State University.