spr ing 2013 | st. Lawrence Universit y Magazine
by wally Johnson
There have been some notable hockey
games among the 1,974 played by
St. Lawrence University’s men’s team
between a winter 1926 encounter on a
frozen pond with neighboring Clarkson
and a January 4, 2013, 4-3 win over
Rochester Institute of Technology. The
latter game was the admission ticket
for the Saints into a select group of
Division I men’s hockey programs: the
win club.
With its eighth win of the 2012-13
campaign, St. Lawrence joined 15 other
institutions among the 59 currently
playing Division I ice hockey with
or more wins in program his-
tory. Six of those teams compete in the
ECAC: Clarkson, Cornell, Dartmouth,
Harvard and Yale preceded St. Lawrence
into the group. In addition to their
ECAC brethren, the Saints join all-time
wins leader Minnesota (1,659), Michi-
gan (1,563), Boston College (1,454),
Boston University (1,440) and New
Hampshire (1,148).
Among the 1,000 Saints program
victories were more than 500 wins in
ECAC league play since the inception
of the league in 1962, and almost 560
in Appleton Arena. St. Lawrence has 60
more wins in ECAC tournament games,
six of those in championship games,
and five NCAA tournament wins. All
but 192 of the 1,000 wins have come
since the inception of ECAC play in
more than 560 of them since
and nearly half (468) during
the 26-year tenure of recently retired
head coach Joe Marsh.
SLU 2, Cornell 1
February 1927, 1
SLU 7, Colgate 2
Feb. 10, 1951, 1
tory in appleton a rena
SLU 3, RPI 2
Feb. 19, 1955, 100
SLU 6, Boston College 2
March 17,
1956, 1
nc aa tournament victory
SLU 5, Clarkson 2
March 10, 1962, 1
ec ac c hampionship win
SLU 5, Army 4
Jan. 5, 1985, 500
SLU 7, Wisconsin 0,
March 26, 1988, 1
home nc aa tournament win
SLU 3, Minnesota 2
april 2, 1988, Lake
placid, 1
nc aa semi-final vi tory
SLU 3, Boston University 2
March 26,
a lbany, ny, longest game in nc aa
tournament history (4 Ot s)
SLU 4, RIT 3
Jan. 4, 2013, appleton
a rena, 1,000
r ecording our 1,000th win
provides great pride for all of
our former players, coaches and
friends of the hockey program.
we join an elite group of only 16
teams at the nc aa Division i lev-
el who can boast of this accom-
plishment. t his milestone speaks
to the great history and tradition
of men’s ice hockey, which will
always play an integral role for
our University.”
g reg c arvel ’93, head coach
Alpine skier
Ashley-Kate Durham ’13
consistent top-10 finisher.
Spencer Patterson ’16
Track Performer at Liberty League indoor
track and field championship.
Women’s basketball
, 12-
game winning
streak; Liberty League champions.
Ella Martin ’16
All-American; Liberty
League records in mile and 5,000 meters at
women’s league indoor track championship.
Divya Biswal ’15
All-American; qua-
druple winner, Liberty League record-
setter in 60-meter hurdles and triple
jump at women’s league indoor track
Standing O
Saints cheers to the following for their achievements in winter 2012-13 (through Feb. 23):
Men’s Hockey Joins
Win Club