LEICESTER, Mass.- Becker College has announced its plans to expand its varsity intercollegiate offerings with the addition of women's ice hockey, slated to begin during the 2015-16 season. The addition will increase the Hawks athletics program to 17 varsity teams.
"We at Becker College are truly excited to be offering women's ice hockey as a varsity program. Women's ice hockey is one of the fastest growing sports internationally, It is our intention to attract women from across the globe to attend Becker and play ice hockey for the Hawks", said Director of Athletics Frank Millerick.
A search for a head coach is currently underway.
Becker now offers nine women's varsity programs, including basketball, equestrian, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.