Ivy Leaf - Spring 2003

Roller Hockey Team captures 3 Regional Awards


Penn State Altoona's club roller hockey team, the Altoona Express, captured three of the four awards given at the Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association's (ECRHA) All-Star Game in Feasterville, PA. Team member and defenseman Mike Bowman was presented with the Leadership Award, which is given to an individual who is a stand-out asset to his team. Penn State Altoona also received a community service award for their successful orchestration of a celebrity charity ice hockey game, as well as the Hockey College Award. Hockey College is a free clinic for the community youth of local facilities where roller hockey teams are located. Rinks donate the time and participants of ECRHA facilitate the free clinic and instruct the children. The Altoona Express was named as a standout contributor to this program. Penn State Altoona's Express team plays as a Division I member of the College Roller Hockey League (CRHL) in the Southern Conference.