University of Wyoming Men’s Ice Hockey
October 7, 2013 – The University of Wyoming Men’s Hockey Club gets two wins over the weekend to start out the new season in Laramie, Wyo. The Cowboys hosted Colorado Mesa University this past weekend capturing two wins in their first two games of the season. Wyoming defeated the Mavericks 9-0 Friday night and 11-1 on Saturday night.
October 21, 2013 – The UW Men’s Hockey Club shares a home and home series with the University of Northern Colorado Bears this past weekend. Wyoming fell short Friday night in Greeley, Colo. walking away with an 8-5 loss. During the third period, the Cowboys were within a goal of UNC with the score 6-5 which led to the tough decision to pull the goaltender for that extra attacker on offense. Unfortunately, Wyoming was incapable of capitalizing on scoring chances with the extra attacker and the Bears quickly put two more goals on the board making the final 8-5.
November 4, 2013 – The UW Hockey Club shared a home and home series with the Colorado State Rams and had a Sunday morning home game with Creighton University this past weekend. Wyoming suffered a 5-1 loss to the Rams Friday night in Ft. Collins, Colo. The Cowboys battled all game but failed to capture a lucky bounce. Wyoming had a rough night with the Officiating crew for the game, taking too many penalties which only benefited CSU to run away with the win.
November 25, 2013 – The UW Hockey Club traveled out to Sioux Center, Iowa this past weekend, upsetting the No. 4 and No. 11 teams in the Pacific Region. The Cowboys didn’t start the tournament on a good note, suffering a 2-1 loss Thursday night to the tournament host, Dordt College. The Cowboys fought hard all game and out-shot the Dordt Blades but once again, unable to get a lucky bounce.
December 7, 2013 – The Cowboys, who had such an impressive performance at the Clash in the Corn in Sioux Center, Iowa, knock down another Top 5 team. Northern Colorado is ranked No. 3 in the Pacific Region while your Cowboys are standing down at No. 13. Wyoming made the short 100 mile trek down to Greeley, Colo. Friday night to take on the Bears which would be the last time these two teams meet until after the winter break. The Cowboys struck first and got on the board early in the first period and would manage to put away another soon after, Wyoming had the lead 2-0 after the first 20 minutes.
December 9, 2013 – The Cowboys hosted Air Force this past weekend, bringing the old rivalry between the two teams back to the ice in Laramie. Air Force spent the past two years away from the league, due to team complications. This year, the Falcons managed to gather up some players and produce a full roster. During Friday night’s game, Wyoming struggled during the first period and allowed Air Force to hang around, ending the period tied at 1-1. The Cowboys must have received an earful from Head Coach Dan Lang during the intermission because they came out in the second period with a purpose, scoring three quick goals and taking the lead 4-1.
December 15, 2013 – The UW Hockey Club closes out the first half of the season with another pair of wins against the Mountain Lions of University of Colorado - Colorado Springs. Wyoming hosted UCCS Friday and Saturday night and extended their winning streak to 7 games. The Mountain Lions put up a fight against the Cowboys in the first and second periods of Friday night’s game, but the Cowboys were able to gain full control of the game and shutdown the UCCS players, winning 6-1. Saturday night was another story, Wyoming had complete control of the game before the puck even dropped to start the game, Cowboys took the game 9-2.
January 27, 2014 – The UW Hockey club shared a home and home series with No.6 Metro State of Denver over this past weekend. Wyoming upset Metro State Friday night in Laramie 2-1, and suffered a tough loss Saturday night in Denver 6-5.
February 3, 2014 – The UW Hockey Club played in a small, four team tournament over the weekend in Grand Junction, Colo. put on by Colorado Mesa. Participating teams were Colorado Mesa, New Mexico, a Non-ACHA Team, and your Cowboys. Wyoming began the tournament with a few minor struggles but was able to pull it out and return to Laramie as the tournament Champions.