Recap ▲ UMass Opens Season With A Sweep of Colorado College

The Massachusetts hockey program is off to its best start since 2009-10 with an opening weekend sweep of the Colorado College Tigers of the NCHC in Colorado Springs.  The Minutemen kicked off the season with a 6-3 victory on Friday night, highlighted by freshman Austin Plevy scoring a hat trick in his UMass debut.  On Saturday Plevy would score the game-winner in a wild game that saw the team score 4 goals in the 3rd period to comeback from an earlier 3-0 deficit.