Why University of Michigan, Ann Arbor?

  • Competitive nationally ranked academics (ranked #23 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report)

  • Diverse 30,000+ undergraduate student body

  • Unrivaled school spirit with strong and vast alumni network

  • 280+ degree programs with multiple highly ranked graduate programs

  • 1,500+ student organizations

  • One of the best comprehensive varsity athletic programs in the country; competes annually for Division I national championships in multiple men’s and women’s sports

  • Ann Arbor is consistently ranked as one of the best college towns in the country and only 45 minutes from Detroit

  • Treated as a true “student-athlete” vs “athlete-student”

  • Academics always remains top priority for every player

  • Players get to enjoy typical university vacation time throughout school year

  • Get benefits of representing your university on the ice, continue to enjoy being part of a team, but still be able to take advantage of many other extra-curricular activities of a typical college experience

Why Club Hockey vs DI or DIII Varsity Programs?

About University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Women’s Club Ice Hockey Program

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Women’s Ice Hockey provides an opportunity to participate in a highly-competitive, intercollegiate hockey program at an academically rigorous, nationally ranked university

  • The team is managed and led by a full coaching staff and student members, in conjunction with University of Michigan Recreational Sports, and typically hosts a minimum of a 25 player roster

  • The team operates as a club sport, is primarily self-funded with university-provided stipends, and competes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (the national governing body for non-NCAA collegiate hockey – www.achahockey.org) and the Central Collegiate Women’s Hockey Association (www.ccwha.com) at the Division 1 level

  • Division teams include: Adrian College, Aquinas College, Concordia University, Davenport University, Grand Valley State University, Indiana Tech University, Miami University, Michigan State University, Penn State University, Roosevelt University and University of Michigan-Dearborn

  • The team typically practices 3X per week, with games 1X per week, over a 7 month season (September – March); typical seasons include at least 2 out-of-state tournaments

  • Practices and home games are typically played on campus at Yost Ice Arena, a state-of-the-art facility and home of the nationally ranked University of Michigan, Ann Arbor men’s varsity ice hockey team

  • All games, with play-by-play announcing by Ann Arbor Broadcasting, are typically stream broadcasted  


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