On October 2ndÂ through the 4th, the Vanderbilt Ice Hockey Club will host the second annualÂ College Hockey Scholar Shootout at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tennessee.Â The tournament will feature Vanderbiltâ€™s hockey clubÂ alongside programs from five other universities: Georgia Tech, the University of North Carolina, and Northwestern, as well as first-time participants Notre Dame and Duke.
The teams participating, club-level programsÂ and members ofÂ the American Collegiate Hockey Conference (ACHA), all hail from universities ranked in the top-50 academically according to U.S. News & World Reportâ€™s 2015 College Rankings. They will be competing for the rights to claim theÂ Keith Davis Scholar Shootout Memorial Trophy â€“ otherwise known as â€œThe Daveyâ€ â€“Â in honor of the Vanderbilt ice hockey clubâ€™s founder Keith Davis (Vanderbilt â€™79) whoÂ passed away in 2011. AÂ successful doctor and businessman following his graduation from Vanderbilt, Keith embodied theÂ student-athlete ideal throughout his life that the tournament is meant to celebrate.
Here is the schedule for the weekend (all in Central Time):
- 7:00pm – VANDERBILT vs. Notre Dame
- 9:15pm – GEORGIA TECH vs. Duke
- 9:30pm – NORTHWESTERN vs North Carolina
- 2:15pm – NORTHWESTERN vs. Vanderbilt
- 4:45pm – DUKE vs. Notre Dame
- 7:15pm – NORTH CAROLINA vs. Georgia Tech
- 8:30am – DUKE vs. Northwestern
- 10:30am – NOTRE DAME vs. Georgia Tech
- 11:00am – VANDERBILT vs. North Carolina.
* Home team in caps
Admission will be free so bring the entire family, fraternity, choir â€¦ bring EVERYBODY out to the Ford Ice Center for an awesome weekend of hockey that celebrates the very best virtues of college athletics!