Men's Ice Hockey to Face UMass Boston at Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017

Men's Ice Hockey to Face UMass Boston at Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017

Babson vs. UMass Boston Tickets / Alumni Package Deal

BOSTON—The Babson College men's ice hockey program will make its third appearance at Fenway Park in January for Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017 as announced by the Fenway Sports Management (FSM) group on Tuesday. The Beavers will take on UMass Boston in the second game of a Division III doubleheader on Thursday, January 12, at 7:30 p.m.

"We are very excited to be a part of this tremendous event for our program and for the College," said Babson Interim Director of Athletics and Recreation Mike Lynch. "We look forward to a great night gathering with the Babson faithful to cheer on coach (Jamie) Rice and our team on one of the world's biggest stages."

Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017 is a two-week series of hockey and ice skating events from January 4-16, 2017, that showcase Fenway Sports Group's commitment to bringing unique, world-class events to historic Fenway Park and the residents of Boston. Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017 will be played over a stretch of 13 days at Fenway Park and will feature some of the top collegiate and high school hockey teams from the greater Northeast region.   

"We are fortunate and excited to be able to be a part of Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017," stated Jamie Rice, who is entering his 13th year as the head men's ice hockey coach.  "It is a great event for our program, alumni and the entire Babson community.  Playing against one of our biggest rivals and the defending league champions will only heighten the experience for all involved."

UMass Boston defeated the Beavers, 3-2, in overtime of the 2016 New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) championship game.

The Babson Alumni and Friends Network is offering a package deal that includes admission to a pre-game reception at Game On and a premium seat in Fenway Park's Pavilion Club. Any questions on the alumni event should be directed to Gerri Randlett at grandlett@babson.edu.

Tickets for all nine games at Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017 are on sale at redsox.com/frozenfenway.

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