AMARILLO, TX – Four Amarillo Bulls Alumni will have an opportunity to play for an NCAA Division III National Championship.
Forward Riley Christensen leads St. Norbert to the tournament again, where he had 20 points in 21 games. St. Norbert lost in the National Final two years ago to Trinity College and former Bulls Ryan Cole, TJ Sherman and Sam Johnson.
Defenseman Matt Nehls and Augsburg University will host Marian College and forward Jake Nitsche. Nehls had two goals and five assists for seven points in 27 games for the Auggies in his first season. Nitsche appeared in three games and got no points.
Goaltender Nikita Babintsev began his collegiate career at Adrian College and posted a 1-1 mark in three games. Adrian College has a date with Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
The Amarillo Bulls return home on this Friday and Saturday to face the Corpus Christi IceRays at 7 pm at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center. Friday is family night with Family Four Pack for $44 (four tickets, four hotdogs and four sodas) and the Bring-A-Bud Pack for $22 (two tickets, two hotdogs and two sodas.) Saturday is Amarillo Youth Hockey Retro Night with the Bulls wearing special retro jerseys. A live auction follows immediately after the game with proceeds to benefit Amarillo Youth Hockey.
Tickets are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket locations including United Supermarkets or by calling 806-242-1122.