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WCHA Announces Suspension For Northern Michigan's Hank Sorensen
Sophomore defenseman will miss Wildcats' next NCAA Division I game

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Feb. 13, 2021 – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association Men's League office today announced a one-game suspension for Northern Michigan sophomore defenseman Hank Sorensen, effective for the Wildcats' next NCAA Division I contest.

The suspension is a result of Sorensen's five-minute major penalty and game misconduct infraction for interference which occurred at the 4:12 mark of the second period in Northern Michigan's road contest of Friday, Feb. 12 at Bemidji State. Upon review, the infraction was deemed to warrant a suspension.

Northern Michigan's next scheduled game is tonight, Saturday, Feb. 13, at Bemidji State. Sorensen would be eligible to return for the Wildcats' Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 home contest with Alabama Huntsville.

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, is marking 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.