September 27, 2013

Holy Cross and Bentley to kick off Citi Frozen Fenway 2014

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HAVERHILL, Mass.  --  Bob DeGregorio, Commissioner for Atlantic Hockey and the Fenway Sports Management have announced that Bentley University and the College of the Holy Cross will open up Citi Frozen Fenway 2014 on December 28, 2013 at 6:30 pm. 

This is the third time the Fenway Sports Management has hosted this event, but this mark the first time that Atlantic Hockey schools will participate in an outdoor game at Fenway Park.

“I want to thank the Fenway Sports Management for giving Atlantic Hockey members, Bentley and Holy Cross the opportunity to participate in the Citi Frozen Fenway 2014, says DeGregorio.  “This is a great opportunity for each institution and their hockey programs; players, coaches, students, faculty, administration, and alumni to be part of a very special event, in addition to seeing a great AHA game and rivalry unfold at Fenway Park.  As Commissioner I am excited for both institutions, teams and the Atlantic Hockey Association.  This will be a great event and game.”

“We are excited to be granted the opportunity to be part of Frozen Fenway this year,” Bentley University Head Coach, Ryan Soderquist said.  “It will be a tremendous experience for our team, school, and alumni to be part of the rich tradition of Fenway Park.”

“It will be a fantastic opportunity for our student-athletes to compete against Bentley University at Fenway Park,” states Holy Cross Head Coach, Paul Pearl.  “Holy Cross fans and alumni are in for a great night of outdoor hockey.”

Tickets for the Holy Cross-Bentley contest will be available starting in November.

Fenway Sports Management specializes in sponsorship sales and brand management consulting, and serves as the global sports sponsorship sales arm of Fenway Sports Group. FSM creates successful integrated sponsorship programs for some of the world's most prestigious brands including: the Boston Red Sox, Boston College Athletics, Liverpool Football Club, NBA MVP LeBron James, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, New England Sports Network (NESN), PGA TOUR Playoff event the Deutsche Bank Championship and Roush Fenway Racing. FSM's consulting clients include Athletes' Performance, Dunkin' Donuts, Gulf Oil & JetBlue. For more information, visit www.FenwaySportsManagement.com.

The Atlantic Hockey Association arose when nine institutions joined together on June 30, 2003, to form a new Division-I men’s ice hockey conference. The league currently consists of twelve members: Air Force Academy, American International College, Army, Bentley University, Canisius College, the University of Connecticut, the College of the Holy Cross, Mercyhurst University, Niagara University, Robert Morris University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Sacred Heart University.