Saturday, June 3, 2017

By Lee Samuels

UNLV’s mighty upgrade debut in ACHA D1 will be against the best teams in the country including nine teams who finished in the ACHA D1 Top 20 last season.

UNLV, coached by Anthony Greener and Nick Robone, open the season at Arizona State (22-10-2 last season) on September 15-16 and then return home against Colorado (20-17-3) at the NHL Golden Knights Community Ice Center on September 22-23.

On the 2017-18 UNLV game schedule the Rebels will be facing #2-ranked Ohio University, #5 Iowa State, #11 Arizona State, #12 Colorado, #14 Oklahoma, #15 Midland, #18 Jamestown, #19 Delaware and #20 University of Arizona.

Central Oklahoma won the ACHA D1 National Championship last season beating Ohio University 3-0 in the gold medal game.