Bulls Alumni Notebook-Outdoor Hockey

AMARILLO, TX – Several members of the Amarillo Bulls’ Alumni will be getting an opportunity to play in an outdoor game in January.

Trinity College Bantams will face Williams College on Tuesday January 7 at 7:30 pm at Fenway Park in Boston. Ryan Cole, TJ Sherman and Sam Johnson, who have gotten off to great starts, play for Trinity College a Division III school located in Hartford, Conn.

The Bantams split games over the weekend losing to Amherst 3-1, but then beating Hamilton 4-2. Ryan Cole had a goal and an assist in the victory for Trinity College.

Meantime, former Bulls’ goaltender Mac Haight (2010-2011) has been named the Hockey East Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week and Co-UMass Athlete of the Week.

Filling in for the injured Steve Mastalerz, Haight made the first two starts of his career and posted a 1.92 goals-against average and a .934 save percentage against #7 Boston College, who came into last weekend with the No. 1-ranked offense in the nation at 5.00 goals per-game.

Haight stopped 51 of the 61 shots he faced over the two contests, including 31 saves in Thursday's matchup. On Friday, he made 26 saves to help lead the Minutemen to a 2-2 tie against the Eagles, including stopping the final 21 shots he faced in the contest with 15 saves in the second period alone.

            Providence forward Brooks Behling had a great game with an assist and several shots on goal in his club’s 4-2 win over New Hampshire.

          John Rey notched an assist in Robert Morris University’s 5-1 triumph over Holy Cross. Clint Carlisle had two assists over the weekend as Army split games with Sacred Heart. Joe Kozlak scored in Army’s 6-5 setback Friday night.

          At Merrimack College, John Gustafsson picked up a helper in the Warriors 5-2 loss to Northeastern.

          In Division III, the St. John’s Johnnies split games with St. Mary’s winning 4-3 and losing 3-2. Dan McNamara had a goal and an assist in action for the Johnnies.

Two former teammates went head to head as St. Thomas faced St. Olaf. Chris Cass suited up for St. Thomas while Mike Erickson has joined the Ollies this season. The two teams settled for a 2-2 tie in the first game, while Cass scored in a 3-0 triumph by St. Thomas in the second. Erickson, who has an assist in three games for St. Olaf, played at Williams College last year.

          Dan McDougall assisted on one of Neumann College’ seven goals, in a big victory over Manhattanville.


           The Amarillo Bulls will continue their rivalry with the Topeka RoadRunners this weekend at Kansas Expo Center Landon Arena. The two teams meet on Friday and Saturday at 7:15 pm and fans can listen live on CBS Sports Radio 1440, www.amarillobulls.com and watch on PPV courtesy of Fast Hockey, beginning with Pre-Game Show coverage at 6:55 pm.