WCHA Press Releases

Minnesota State University Announces Pause In Men's Ice Hockey Team Activities Due To Positive COVID-19 Tests
Mavericks' upcoming non-conference series with Bemidji State postponed

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Nov. 24, 2020 – Minnesota State University announced Tuesday it has paused all men's ice hockey team activities due to positive COVID-19 test results within the program.

The positive results were detected during COVID-19 testing of the team, which is being conducted three times per week in accordance with state guidelines and WCHA Return to Competition protocols.

As a result of the pause, the Mavericks' non-conference series with Bemidji State slated for Nov. 27-28 in Mankato, has been postponed. No make-up date has been announced.

About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Men’s League

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, among the most historic, tradition-rich and successful conferences in all of collegiate athletics, will mark its 69th season of men's competition in 2020-21. The 10-team NCAA Division I conference consists of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Chargers), the University of Alaska Anchorage (Seawolves), the University of Alaska (Nanooks), Bemidji State University (Beavers), Bowling Green State University (Falcons), Ferris State University (Bulldogs), Lake Superior State University (Lakers), Michigan Technological University (Huskies), Minnesota State University (Mavericks) and Northern Michigan University (Wildcats). For more information, visit wcha.com.