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Celebrating a first for Auggie women's hockey

hockeyAt last weekend’s women’s hockey game, Augsburg celebrated the achievements of the 1999-2000 Augsburg women’s hockey team. Ten years ago, the Auggies finished second in the American Women’s College Hockey Alliance Division III championship.

The 1999-2000 team was recognized on the ice between the second and third period of Saturday’s game against Concordia-Moorhead.

Coach Jill Pohtilla, who has led the Auggies since the program was launched, said she wanted to be able to “bring back old memories and bask in the old days” with the event. After the game, the players shared memories of their Augsburg hockey experience at a reception. Kristi Hoffman, a player on the 1999-2000 team said, “It was a very important part of my life during which I discovered the importance of teamwork and friends.” Continue reading “Celebrating a first for Auggie women's hockey”