Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

The teams for the Frozen Four in Tampa

Boston College Eagles

Record: 31-10-1

Coach: Jerry York, 18th season

Location: Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Enrollment: 9,099

Frozen Four history: This is the 23rd appearance for BC, the No. 1 overall seed of the tournament. It has won four championships, the most recent in 2010. This is the 10th Frozen Four for York. He graduated from Boston College High School before going to Boston College, where he was a member of the 1965 NCAA runner­up squad.

Ferris State Bulldogs

Record: 25-11-5

Coach: Bob Daniels, 20th season

Location: Big Rapids, Mich.

Enrollment: 13,543

Frozen Four history: This is the first appearance for the Bulldogs, who began Division I play in 1979-80. They have one other tournament appearance. In 2002-03, they won one game. So in a two-day span, they tripled their total.

Minnesota Gophers

Record: 28-13-1

Coach: Don Lucia, 12th season

Location: Minneapolis

Enrollment: 52,557

Frozen Four history: This is the Gophers' 20th appearance and fourth under Lucia. Their most recent came in 2004-05. Prior to that, Minnesota won national championships in 2001-02 and 2002-03. Overall, Minnesota has won five national titles.

Union Dutchmen

Record: 26-7-7

Coach: Rick Bennett, first season

Location: Schenectady, N.Y.

Enrollment: 2,133

Frozen Four history: This is the Dutchmen's first appearance. In fact, before last season, Union, which moved up from Division III in 1991-92, had never been in the Division I tournament. In 2010-11, it lost in the first round to Minnesota-Duluth, the eventual national champ. Union was the Division III runnerup in 1983-84 and lost in the national semifinals before winning the third-place game in 1984-85.

Laura Keeley, Times staff writer

The teams for the Frozen Four in Tampa 03/25/12 [Last modified: Monday, March 26, 2012 12:27am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Back to .500, Rays feel ready to roll (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Who wants to be mediocre? Middling? Average? Run-of-the-mill?

    Rays catcher Jesus Sucre tags out the Angels’ Mike Trout trying to score from second base after a perfect peg from rightfielder Steven Souza Jr. in the first inning.
  2. Rays journal: Steven Souza Jr. preserves shutout with perfect throw

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The closest the Angels came to scoring off RHP Matt Andriese in Thursday's 4-0 Rays victory occurred in the first inning, when DH Mike Trout tried to score from second on a single to right. But the throw from RF Steven Souza Jr. was on the money, and Trout was out.

    "That …

    Colby Rasmus collects high fives and shoulder rubs after driving in all four of the Rays’ runs in their victory Thursday. Rasmus had two run-scoring hits a day after hitting a home run.
  3. Rays at Twins, 8:10 p.m. Friday, Minneapolis

    The Heater

    Tonight: at Twins

    8:10, Target Field, Minnesota

    TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM

    Probable pitchers

    Rays: RH Chris Archer (3-3, 3.76)

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - FEBRUARY 18:  Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses for a portrait during the Tampa Bay Rays photo day on February 18, 2017 at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Floida.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
  4. Roger Mooney's takeaways from Thursday's Rays-Angels game

    The Heater

    If you're walking, you're hitting, as the saying goes, so it's a good sign that RF Steven Souza Jr. reached base four times, with a hit by pitch, a single and two walks. Hitters feel they are coming out of slumps when they are walking, because they are seeing the ball better. That's good news for the Rays …

  5. Fennelly: Dirk Koetter's apology no way to keep this fidget spinning

    Bucs

    TAMPA — It all began with a fidget spinner.

    This tweet from the Bucs, mocking the Falcons' 28-3 lead they lost in the Super Bowl against the Falcons, prompted a public apology from head coach Dirk Koetter, who called it "unprofessional and not smart."