UW-Stevens Point Pointers

Overall: 22-6-2 - Conference: 7-4-1
11/1 vs. Finlandia W, 6-1 BX
11/2 vs. Finlandia W, 11-0 BX
11/8 vs. Gustavus Adolphus W, 8-4 BX RC
11/9 vs. St. Olaf W, 8-1 BX
11/15 at St. Thomas W, 3-0 BX
11/16 at St. Mary's (Minn.) W, 6-4 BX
11/22 at Milwaukee Engineering W, 6-1 BX RC
11/23 vs. Marian W, 2-0 BX
12/6 at UW-Eau Claire * • W, 4-1 BX RC
12/7 vs. UW-Stout * • L, 3-2 BX RC
12/13 vs. Lawrence W, 9-2 BX RC
1/4 at Lake Forest W, 4-3 BX
1/10 vs. Lawrence W, 7-2 BX RC
1/11 vs. St. Norbert T, 2-2 BX RC
1/17 at UW-River Falls * • W, 3-0 BX RC
1/18 at UW-River Falls * • L, 2-1 BX
1/24 vs. UW-Superior * • T, 4-4 RC
1/25 vs. UW-Superior * • W, 8-3 RC
2/1 at Bethel W, 5-3 BX
2/7 at UW-Stout * • W, 6-2 RC
2/8 at UW-Stout * • L, 4-2 RC
2/14 vs. UW-Eau Claire * • W, 6-1 BX RC RC
2/15 vs. UW-Eau Claire * • W, 2-1 BX RC
2/20 vs. UW-River Falls * • L, 5-4 BX
2/22 at UW-Superior * • W, 4-2 BX
2/28 vs. UW-Eau Claire W, 4-2 BX RC RC
3/1 vs. UW-Eau Claire L, 1-0 BX RC
3/15 at St. Thomas W, 3-0 BX RC RC
3/21 vs. Oswego State W, 2-1 RC
3/22 at St. Norbert L, 3-1 RC

(* Conference; • Region)
Overall: 22-6-2 - Conference: 7-4-1
12/6 at UW-Eau Claire * • W, 4-1 BX RC
12/7 vs. UW-Stout * • L, 3-2 BX RC
1/17 at UW-River Falls * • W, 3-0 BX RC
1/18 at UW-River Falls * • L, 2-1 BX
1/24 vs. UW-Superior * • T, 4-4 RC
1/25 vs. UW-Superior * • W, 8-3 RC
2/7 at UW-Stout * • W, 6-2 RC
2/8 at UW-Stout * • L, 4-2 RC
2/14 vs. UW-Eau Claire * • W, 6-1 BX RC RC
2/15 vs. UW-Eau Claire * • W, 2-1 BX RC
2/20 vs. UW-River Falls * • L, 5-4 BX
2/22 at UW-Superior * • W, 4-2 BX

(* Conference; • Region)


UW-River Falls 8-4 15-9-3
UW-Stevens Point 7-4-1 22-6-2
UW-Eau Claire 6-5-1 19-8-1
UW-Superior 3-7-2 11-15-3
UW-Stout 4-8 8-18

Past Records

2015-16 (19-5-1, 5-3 WIAC)
2014-15 (23-7-1, 10-2 WIAC)
2013-14 (22-6-2, 7-4-1 WIAC)
2012-13 (15-11-1, 8-9-1 NCHA)
2011-12 (14-11-4, 8-6-4 NCHA)
2010-11 (13-14-1, 8-9-1 NCHA)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Chris Brooks (Western Michigan '96)
Conference: WIAC

UW-Stevens Point


Enrollment (FT undergrads): 8096
Location: Stevens Point, Wis.
Colors: Purple, Gold
Region: West
Arena: Men: K.B. Willett Arena (1764); Women: Ice Hawks Arena (700)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

December 7, 2016
D3hockey.com Men's Team of the Week: December 7th
In a big week of games leading towards the end of the semester, these guys didn't drink too much...
November 27, 2016
Adrian bites back, Valiants topple SNC, Tourneys abound
The Bulldogs avenge a playoff loss with a statement win, No. 1 St. Norbert gets beaten by Manhattanv...
November 2, 2016
2016 Season Preview: Men's WIAC
Fresh off the league's second national championship in four years, smart money says the league will...
August 4, 2016
Former UW-Stevens Point player, coach, Wil Nichol named Director of Player Development of Las Vegas NHL Franchise
LAS VEGAS -- Former UW-Stevens Point player, captain and head coach Wil Nichol has been named...
March 29, 2016
UW-Stevens Point tops final D3hockey Men's Top 15
The national champion Pointers scored all 20 first-place votes to close out the season at No. 1,...
March 27, 2016
UW-Stevens Point celebrates national title
Video of the final seconds and the ensuing UW-Stevens Point celebration, shot from three different...
March 27, 2016
Live From Lake Placid!
The 2015-16 season is in the books and its UW-Stevens Point that goes out on top. D3hockey was on...
March 27, 2016
The pressers: UW-Stevens Point & St. Norbert
Full video of the UW-Stevens Point and St. Norbert press conferences following the Pointers' 5-1...
March 26, 2016
Championship Reception serves up unique twist
Thursday night normally features the Frozen Four Banquet, but this year ORDA and the NCAA decided to...
March 26, 2016
Why I have no idea who will win tonight
St. Norbert and UW-Stevens Point are no strangers to each other and despite the fact they are...
March 26, 2016
UW-Stevens Point avenged runner-up finishes in 2014 and 2015 and claimed the 2016 national champions...
March 25, 2016
Lake Placid offers history, both hockey and American
History runs deep in Lake Placid, N.Y., and while the events of 1980 always leap to the forefront of...
March 25, 2016
Pointers shut down Geneseo to return to title game
A three-goal period and stifling defense helped lead UW-Stevens Point to a 5-1 NCAA semifinal win...
March 24, 2016
Pointers look to learn from lessons past
In each of the past two seasons, UW-Stevens Point has advanced to the title game only to fall one...
March 24, 2016
Frozen Four Podcast
Managing Editor Ray Biggs and Senior Writer Matthew Webb come to you live from Lake Placid as they...
March 23, 2016
Preview: SUNY Geneseo v. UW-Stevens Point
Friday's first semifinal pits a pair of dynamic offenses against each other as the SUNYAC champion...
March 19, 2016
Special teams power Pointers to Placid
Both the power play and penalty kill units played vital roles as UW-Stevens Point went on the road...
March 16, 2016
2016 Men's NCAA tournament coverage
From conference championship games right up through this Saturday's quarterfinals, stay caught up on...
March 8, 2016
D3hockey.com Men's Team of the Week: March 8th
It's all about the hardware in our final men's Team of the Week for the season.
March 5, 2016
UW Stevens Point downs River Falls in double overtime to claim WIAC title
RIVER FALLS, Wis. - Lawrence Cornellier found the back of the net in double overtime to give the...
February 27, 2016
UW-Stevens Point advances to WIAC title game with 2-1 win at UW-Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Sophomore goaltender Max Milosek (Lapeer, MI) made 28 saves to lead the...
February 26, 2016
No. 8 Blugolds tie No. 4 Pointers in game one of WIAC semifinals
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 8 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's hockey...
February 13, 2016
Blugolds steal win from men's hockey in top-10 battle
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Jono Davis scored with 1:20 remaining in the third period but the No....
February 12, 2016
Cornellier grabs hat trick in 5-2 win over UW-Stout
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Lawrence Cornellier scored his second hat trick of the season, scoring the...
February 6, 2016
Men's hockey pulls away from UW-Superior with third-period barrage
SUPERIOR, Wis. – The No. 5/6 UW-Stevens Point men’s hockey team scored six goals in the...
February 2, 2016
D3hockey.com Men's Team of the Week: Feb. 2
A MIAC leading goalie, a man with a hand in a stunning NEHC upset, an offensively productive MASCAC...
February 2, 2016
Grauer tallies four points, men's hockey blanks UW-Stout 7-0
MENOMONIE, Wis. – Eliot Grauer had a career-high four points and Max Milosek posted his...
January 30, 2016
Changing of the Guard
The nation's longest men's unbeaten streak concludes in Hartford, the new holder of that claim comes...
January 30, 2016
Six-goal second, Sharkey hat trick lead to win on Put A Check to Cancer Night
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Kyle Sharkey recorded his first-career hat trick and the No. 5/6...
January 27, 2016
Mid-week quartet delivers
There were just four games on Wednesday night, but they featured a West Region showdown between...
January 27, 2016
Pointers escape Lake Forest with 3-1 victory
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Lawrence Cornellier (Machesney Park, IL/Harlem)netted his second game-winning...
January 23, 2016
Kromm's late goal caps two-goal comeback against UW-River Falls
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Alex Kromm scored the game-winning goal with 14 seconds remaining to...
January 22, 2016
Blugolds top Pointers late in overtime in top-10 matchup
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Patrick Moore completed his hat trick with 56 seconds remaining in overtime...
January 16, 2016
Karty nets pair, Pointers win sixth in a row with victory at Augsburg
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Freshman forward Tanner Karty netted two goals to lead the fourth-ranked...
January 15, 2016
Sharkey, Grauer each score twice in win at Saint Mary's
WINONA, Minn. - Kyle Sharkey and Eliot Grauer each scored a pair of goals to lead the fourth-ranked...
January 10, 2016
Men's hockey rallies from 4-0 down to top Oles behind Kalisz hat trick
STEVENS POINT- Joe Kalisz completed his first-career hat trick in the span of 8:35 in the third...
January 7, 2016
Sixth-ranked men's hockey tallies 10 in win over Hamline
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The No. 6/8 UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team started the second half...
December 11, 2015
Davis nets hat trick in 6-1 win at Northland
ASHLAND, Wis. – Jono Davis (La Verne, CA) scored a natural hat trick in the span of 7:59 in...
October 26, 2015
2015 Season Preview: Men's WIAC
With a conference schedule that now consists of just eight games, conference points will be at a...
April 1, 2015
Four UW-Stevens Point players ink ECHL pro deals
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – After UW-Stevens Point men's hockey's second-straight national runner-up...
March 29, 2015
Live from Ridder!
Frozen Four weekend has come to a close and Trinity goes out on top. Relive the Bantams' run to the...
March 29, 2015
Frozen Four Notebook
Frozen Four weekend always unearths a wealth of information that is tough to fit into a specific...
March 29, 2015
The pressers: Trinity & UW-Stevens Point
Full video of the Trinity and UW-Stevens Point press conferences that followed the Bantams' 5-2...
March 28, 2015
The pressers: UW-Stevens Point & Amherst
Full video of the UW-Stevens Point and Amherst press conferences that followed the Pointers' 6-2...
March 28, 2015
Bantams rule the roost
After getting left out of the field entirely last season, the Bantams rode the wave all the way to...
March 27, 2015
Final flurry pushes Point to title tilt
Point's goals came late, but not too late, as UWSP ran away with a 6-2 win in Friday's second...
March 26, 2015
Feels like the first time
St. Norbert's seniors won their second championship the last time Ridder hosted. This time around...
March 26, 2015
Experience, focus help fuel Pointers' run
UW-Stevens Point hits the Frozen Four with a mature, experienced group on the ice -- and a unified...
March 26, 2015
The Road to Ridder Podcast: The Frozen Four
For once we sit back and talk amongst ourselves and hit on the event itself, the match-ups, Sid...
March 25, 2015
Preview: Amherst v. UW-Stevens Point
Friday's second semifinal also features two teams who have never before met as the Lord Jeffs and...
March 21, 2015
Pointers return to Frozen Four with 4-2 win over Hamline in NCAA Quarterfinals
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Two third-period goals from Lawrence Cornellier (Machesney Park,...
March 21, 2015
Pointers hold off Pipers to return to Frozen Four
UW-Stevens Point held off a resilient and game Hamline side as the Pointers fended off the Pipers,...
March 19, 2015
The Road to Ridder Podcast: Quarterfinals
All eyes are looking westward this week as Ray Biggs is joined by Oswego State's Ed Gosek, UW-Steven...
February 27, 2015
Pointers, Yellowjackets skate to 1-1 tie in semifinal opener
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Kyle Sharkey gave UW-Stevens Point (20-5-1) an early lead but Eric Shand's...
February 20, 2015
Down to the wire
With the playoffs underway for some the rest of the nation jostled for position as the season comes...
November 29, 2014
Saturday: PrimeLink surprise and the Elmira women soar.
Concordia-Moorhead surprises the PrimeLink, while Saturday also featured a West Region men's...
March 22, 2014
Frozen Four notebook
Notes from the weekend about Lewiston, stats, beards, and other interesting bits from the Frozen...
March 22, 2014
The Green Machine rolls on
St. Norbert is back on top of the DIII world after a 3-1 victory over UW-Stevens Point earned the...
March 21, 2014
Jaeger's 45 saves lead UW-Stevens Point to title game
The Pointers have the second most national titles and are returning to the title game for the first...
March 21, 2014
Jaeger's 45 saves lead UW-Stevens Point title game
LEWISTON, Maine – For the first time in 16 years UW-Stevens Point is headed to the national...
March 18, 2014
Preview: UW-Stevens Point v. Oswego State
Saturday's second semifinal pits the Pointers, who are making their Frozen Four appearance in 16...
March 16, 2014
2014 Men's NCAA tournament
All our men's tournament coverage -- all in one place. From bracketology, to Selection Sunday to...
March 15, 2014
Men's West Region: Inside the numbers
St. Norbert and Adrian face each other in the NCAAs for the first time since 2011, while Stevens...
March 15, 2014
Pointers blank Tommies to advance to Frozen Four
UW-Stevens Point scored three times in the third period to break open a scoreless game and advance...
March 14, 2014
Men's quarterfinal previews: West Region
Four of the top five ranked teams in the nation, St. Norbert, Adrian, St. Thomas and UW-Stevens...
February 28, 2014
Grauer scores twice to lead UW-Stevens Point past UW-Eau Claire
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- UW-Stevens Point (20-4-2) and UW-Eau Claire (17-8-1) were tied 2-2 after a...
January 17, 2014
Don't call it a comeback!
Colby and Northland KO their opponents in overtime, Scholastica-Adrian, Plattsburgh-Middlebury, and...
January 11, 2014
UWSP, SNC battle to 2-2 overtime draw
West Region supremacy was on the line as second-ranked UW-Stevens Point and fourth-ranked St....
January 10, 2014
Great hockey and instant classics highlight Friday's results
On a night of memorable hockey many games stood out, and some not for the reasons you might expect.
December 7, 2013
Koop steals show for UW-Stout
Freshman goaltender Corey Koop made an astounding 59 saves as the Blue Devils handed No. 2 UW-Steven...
December 6, 2013
Western drama, NESCAC upsets and more
On Friday night, No. 2 UW-Stevens Point faced No. 7 UW-Eau Claire in its toughest test yet, while...
December 6, 2013
Blugolds drop WIAC opener to Pointers, 4-1
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team had to be happy to see...
November 15, 2013
No. 5 UWSP blanks No. 15 St. Thomas, 3-0
Brandon Jaeger stopped all 30 shots he faced and the Pointers went a perfect 7-for-7 on the penalty...
November 15, 2013
Eastern men and Western women face slew of upsets
The NESCAC kicked off their season while ranked teams fell left and right, particularly in the West...
December 30, 2012
New Year's tournaments provide Sunday entertainment
The opening day of both the Middlebury Holiday Classic and Pathfinder Bank Holiday Classic highlight...
December 30, 2012
Adrian avenges sole loss with 6-4 victory over Stevens Point
Stevens Point scored the first two goals of the game but it was Adrian who ripped off five straight...
December 29, 2012
Light Saturday fare serves up notable results
Though just four games dusted the day's schedule, another men's unbeaten went down, a holiday...
December 8, 2012
Pointers complete sweep of Stout with 4-3 overtime win
A night after blanking Stout 8-0, Steven's Point had a tougher go of things, but still came out...
December 7, 2012
Stevens Point routs Stout 8-0
Stevens Point scored early and often against Stout as the Pointers outshot the Blue Devils by an...
December 1, 2012
Pointers Hand Blugolds First Loss of the Season
The third-ranked Bluegolds let a 3-2 lead slip away from them as the Pointers scored the only goal...
November 16, 2012
Stevens Point overpowers River Falls 6-1
The Pointers grabbed an early goal in the first period and never looked back, stretching the lead to...
October 25, 2012
2012-13 Season Preview: Men's NCHA
This season marks a swan song for the NCHA as the five WIAC schools will depart to play in their own...
April 24, 2012
WIAC to split from NCHA at end of 2012-13 season
The WIAC has announced that it will be splintering off of the NCHA at the end of the upcoming season...
March 3, 2012
St. Norbert claims Peters Cup with 4-0 win over UWSP
Three power play goals sparked the Green Knights offense as they won the NCHA postseason title for...
February 24, 2012
MCHA and NCHA men and women playoffs in full gear
With the West Region playoffs in full gear, Nate Woelfel takes a look at each series for the MCHA...
February 17, 2012
NCHA Playoff Preview
Lost in some of the week's other news is the fact the NCHA men open their postseason this weekend...
February 14, 2012
NCHA Fracture: UW's to leave for WIAC
Beginning in 2014-15, the Wisconsin state schools will break away from the NCHA to participate...
February 9, 2012
Playoff hopes abound in the NCHA and MCHA
Nate Woelfel takes a good long look at the MCHA and NCHA men, as well as the NCHA women to determine...
February 3, 2012
UW-Stevens Point downs No. 11 St. Scholastica 2-1
Now 9-2-1 in its last 12 games, the streaking Pointers held on for their third straight win league...
December 30, 2011
UW-Stevens Point falls to seventh-ranked Adrian, 3-1
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team fell to seventh-ranked Adrian...
November 30, 2011
NCHA/MCHA: Winners and Losers
Nate Woelfel looks at the weekend at was and runs down who will resume conference play on high and...
November 17, 2011
UW-River Falls men off to fast start
Nate Woelfel takes a look at a Falcons team that is 5-0-1 after taking three of four points from...
November 16, 2011
Baldarotta scores 300th career win
Last Friday, Cortland men's head coach Joe Baldarotta became the 22nd member of the Division III 300...
November 11, 2011
Pointers rally, skate to 3-3 tie with Yellowjackets
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men's hockey team recovered...
November 10, 2011
NCHA men resume conference play
Nate Woelfel rounds up the NCHA men as, highlighted by UW-River Falls hosting St. Norbert for a two...
October 26, 2011
Coaching carousel: New faces, familiar places
Eight new coaches are set to lead lead their respective programs into the 2011-12 season