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Blades Play Three in a Row at Home

November 21, 2013

The Dordt College Blades host The Clash in the Corn showcase tournament this week with games played on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Blades will play Wyoming at 7:30 pm on Thursday, November 21, Colorado State at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 22 and cap off the three day event with a 4:30 pm game against Metro State on Saturday, November 23.

The Blades enter the week with a 2-11 record and resume hosting the tournament after a one year hiatus.  Dordt College has scored 27 goals this season while giving up 62.  Dordt is led in scoring by Nic Enerson, who has nine point on seven goals and two assists.  Riley Braun (1-10) has spend most of the season in goal for the Blades and has a 4.98 goals against average and a .880 save percentage.

Dordt's three opponents:

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
COWBOYS
Currently ranked 13th in the Pacific Region

Location:  Laramie, Wyoming
Enrollment: 13,000
Record: 5-7
Goals For: 58
Goals Against: 49
Top Scorer: Noah Crank-19 points on 4 goals and 15 assists
Netminding: Scott Romano (3-4) has a 3.35 GAA and a .910 save percentage / Timothy Hill (1-3) has a 5.27 GAA and a .860 save percentage

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
RAMS

Location: Fort Collins, CO
Enrollment: 31,500
Record: 10-4
Goals For: 74
Goals Against: 37
Top Scorer: Jake Christofferson-28 points on 17 goals and 11 assists
Netminding: Nicholas Church (7-4) has a 2.48 GAA and a .940 save percentage

METRO STATE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER
ROADRUNNERS
Currently ranked 10th in the Pacific Region

Location: Denver, Colorado
Enrollment:  24,000
Record: 11-4
Goals For: 69
Goals Against: 46
Top Scorer: Jeremy Rowell-22 points on 11 goals and 11 assists
Netminding: Evan Hyndman (8-3) has a 2.99 GAA and a .920 save percentage / Nick Danzo (3-1) has a 3.00 GAA with a .900 save percentage


Tournament Schedule
Thursday, November 21 Friday, November 22 Saturday, November 23
Game 1:  1:30 p.m.
Marquette vs. Colorado State
Game 1:  1:30 p.m.
Marquette vs. Metro State
Game 1:  10:30 a.m.
Marquette vs. Wyoming
Game 2: 4:30 p.m.
Wisconsin-Platteville vs. Metro State
Game 2: 4:30 p.m.
Wisconsin-Platteville vs. Wyoming
Game 2: 1:30 p.m.
Wisconsin-Platteville vs. Colorado State
Game 3: 7:30 p.m.
Dordt vs. Wyoming
Game 3: 7:30 p.m.
Dordt vs. Colorado State
Game 3: 5:30 p.m.
Dordt vs. Metro State


The 2013 edition of The Clash In The Corn will have a showcase format with an ACHA Pacific Region East vs. West flavor to it.  The Pacific Region teams from the east are:  Marquette University, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Dordt College.  The Pacific Region teams from the west are:  Colorado State University, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Wyoming. The entire schedule is predetermined and the team that receives the most points will receive the "Cob Cup" as champion.   Other than CSU and Dordt, none of these teams meet in regular season play making The Clash in the Corn the benchmark for rankings in the ACHA Pacific Region.
Game format:  Three 20 minute periods. 

If teams end regulation play in a tie, there will be five minutes of sudden death overtime (4 on 4). If tied after OT there will be a three player shoot-out followed by a sudden death shoot-out until there is a winner. Teams will receive two points for a win and one point for an overtime loss.

In the case of a tie in the standings:
1st Tie Breaker:  Head to head competition
2nd Tie Breaker:  Number of goals scored
3rd Tie Breaker:  Number of goals against
4th Tie Breaker: Co-champions named

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