The Case Western Reserve University Ice Hockey Club team recently competed in the College Hockey East D4 playoffs, coming out victorious as the league champions.
The team entered the playoffs as the second seed and played its first
game against St. Vincent College. After a decisive 4-1 win, the team was set to
play undefeated Denison University for the championship trophy.
The team played well in the first period, ending it with a 4-0 lead.
In the two periods to follow, CWRU secured its win with senior goaltender
Patrick Balsam stopping 34 of 35 shots sent his way and first-year Takoda
Denhof completing a hat trick (three goals in a single game). The Spartans won
the game 6-1 and was awarded the trophy.