Tryouts are competitive in nature and on-ice sessions require full gear, including full mask and mouthpiece, to participate. In addition, each applicant must fill out a USA Hockey IMR and pay the associated $40 fee.
Utah State University is located in Logan, Utah, at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains. With 16,000 students, this collegiate community offers students a small town feel and a big time education. Students at Utah State aren't just a number; they are active contributors to the political, social, and economic community. Professors encourage and foster academic growth and remain approachable because of the relatively small class sizes. Recreational activities include snow and water skiing, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and rock climbing. With Salt Lake City just over an hour away, students can enjoy professional basketball and hockey events, as well as other big city attractions, while living in the comforts of a small community.
Why Utah State University?
Established in 1888 as a land grant university, Utah State provides 230 different undergraduate majors in eight different colleges. Utah State also offers 88 masters and 32 doctorate programs. Many of the departments have national reputations for excellence and rank among the top in their category. Utah State is ranked in the top four percent of all colleges and universities for research. Ranked year in and year out as one of America’s “100 Best Buys.” In addition to several programs to help lower cost for out of state students, Utah State has the 4th lowest in-state tuition and the 12th lowest out-of-state tuition in the nation. Large community population, but small town atmosphere. Located just under 1.5 hours from Salt Lake City, host of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Great college community, big undergraduate population of over 17,000. With over 80% of its students living away from home in either residential campus or near by housing, Utah State has a large campus social life. As a result of its unique location many outdoor activities can be enjoyed minutes from campus including great skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, rock climbing, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and much more. Well-arranged campus. Students can walk from one end to the other in just under ten minutes. Cache valley and Utah State have some of the lowest crime rates in the country.
Why Utah State Hockey?
Fun competitive hockey. Part of the growing ACHA Division II league composed of over 100 teams. Utah State has won over 70% of its games in the last eight years. Quality players from Junior A, Junior B, Midgets AAA & AA and high school stars. Sellout crowds of 2,000 fans at home games; third highest attended sport on campus. Utah State hockey averages more fans than most Jr. A and NCAA Division II programs. Extensive coverage in both the university and local papers, and regularly shown on local television. Seven national championship appearances, traveling to St. Louis, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City, New York City, New Jersey, Miami, Detroit, and San Jose. ACHA Division II western region covers eight states with over 30 teams. Utah State takes several trips every year to cities such as Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco, Phoenix, Denver, Seattle, Spokane and others. Home rink is a brand new $5 million Olympic size rink located minutes from campus. Was used as a practice facility by teams competing in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games hosted in Salt Lake City. Full medical and training staff with great training and physical therapy facilities.
Team Contact: Alys Staten
Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-1400