MEQUON, Wis. - Still with a chance to make the MCHA playoffs, the Concordia University Wisconsin men's hockey team will play their final two games of the regular season this weekend, when they'll face Marian University in a two-game "home-and-home" series.
The Falcons and Sabres will face off at 7:30 p.m. on Friday night inside the Ozaukee Ice Center, where live video (Matt Menzl on the play-by-play call) and live stats will be provided for any fans unable to attend. The two teams will meet again at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday night inside the Blue Line Family Ice Center in Fond du Lac, Wis., where live video and live stats will be available as well.
CUW (2-18-3, 2-14-2 MCHA) is currently in a two-way tie with Lake Forest College for the final playoff spot in the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association's Southern Division.
Lake Forest plays a two-game weekend series with Lawrence University this weekend, and the Falcons must earn more points than the Foresters, who own the tiebreaker with CUW based on head-to-head results.
Concordia comes into the final weekend of the regular season after being swept by the MCHA's top team, Adrian College, last weekend in Adrian, Mich.
Sophomore Dan Shilts (New Richmond, Wis.) earned a goal and an assist between the two games against the Bulldogs, while freshman goalie Josh Lehr (Appleton, Wis.) made 45 saves in Saturday's loss.
Marian (11-8-4, 10-5-3 MCHA) swept a pair of games at home against Northland College last weekend, scoring four times in both match-ups.
The Sabres have already clinched their spot in the MCHA postseason, and can still earn the top seed in the Northern Division.
MU is led by junior forward Dakota Dubetz, who has scored 11 goals to go with a team-high 19 assists.