The Anteaters got off to a great start in the 2008-2009 WCRHL season over the weekend in San Jose. The Eaters went 4-0 on
the weekend with wins coming over #12 ranked UNLV, Long Beach State, Cal Poly SLO and California State University Northridge.
When: Tuesday October 7th 10pm
Where: 949 Roller Hockey Center
See you there!
Finals 2008 Notes
*UCI alumni Charlie Middleton netted both the game tying goal as well as the overtime game winning goal in the Pro
division final helping his team, the Revision Vanquish, defeat the Mission Syndicate Black. Charlie and the rest of the Vanquish
took home the $15,000 cash prize.
*Current UC Irvine player Mike Tasch, along with alumni Charlie
Middleton accounted for the only two goals in the junior platinum final leading their team, the Revision Vanquish, to a 2-0
victory over AKS Empire 88 and the 2008 junior platinum title.
*UCI alumni Fabian Mueller and Brian
Gorda, along with current Anteater Jeff Pollock won bronze in the mens platinum division.
Kevin Leonard won the silver medal in the junior gold division with the Irvine Mission Raiders.
players Mike Tasch and Jeff Pollock competed in the college elite division along with other all-stars from the WCRHL. The
team took home the bronze medal.
*UCI Roller Hockey wins Missionhockey.com's Crazy Gets You 10 contest and will be getting free pants from Mission's 09 line
for the upcoming season
*UCI roller hockey finished in the final four at the NCRHA national tournament in Colorado Springs going
5-1. Compiling wins over University of Rhode Island, Missouri-Columbia, Ohio State, SUNY Buffalo and SUNY Stony Brook.
The highlight of the tournament coming during a 9-8 overtime victory over the Stony Brook Seawolves.
The Anteaters overcame an 8-3 defeciet in advancing to the next round. The game has been dubbed by Inline Hockey Central's
Richard Graham the "miracle on plastic". For more on the game visit http://inlinehockeycentral.com/article.php?article_id=52536
2007-2008 WCRHL Division 1 Champions!
*UCI Roller Hockey's article in the school newspaper
*UCI sweeps the competition at the WCRHL
regional tournament winning 4 out of 4, including a dramatic overtime win to UNLV in the semi finals.
*UCI falls to #3 in the IRC national rankings after UMSL's upset victory over Lindenwood University. However, the Anteaters
maintain the #2 ranking on yousuckref.com's weekly rankings.
*UCI ranked #4 nationally as of February 11 on ircnationalrankings.blogspot.com and #2 on yousuckref.com
*UCI pushes their undefeated streak to 15 after
wins against Long Beach State, Cal, UCSB and Cal Poly SLO. The next tournament will be next weekend February 16th. UCI will
be playing at 8am, 10am and 2pm at Coast 2 Coast in Huntington Beach.
*Tournament in Irvine February 9th and 10th. Feb. 9th: UCI vs. Long Beach State 10am. UCI vs.
Cal Poly SLO 9pm. UCI vs. UCSB 11pm. Feb 10th: UCI vs. Cal 12pm.
*UCI is up to #6 in the IRC's national
*UCI wins another 3 games and improves
their record to 11-0 after beating UCSB 9-0, UC Davis, 7-1 and Chico State 5-1
*UCI improves to 8-0 on the season after
the Hunington Beach League event. Results: UCI 3 - Cal Poly SLO 1, UCI 7 - UNLV 3, UCI 13 - Chapman 1, UCI 12 - Evergreen
*UCI moves up to #8 in the irc national
* UCI goes 4-0 in the WCRHL kick-off event
in San Jose. Results: UCI 9 - Long Beach State 7, UCI 13 - Cal 3, UCI 11 - Chico State 1, UCI 8 - Evergreen CC 5
* UCI ranked #9 nationally as of 11/5/2007!
Charlie Middleton; NCRHA Nationals in North Carolina