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Colorado College Tigers
Colorado College Tigers
Institution Colorado College
Location Colorado Springs, CO
School Founded 1874
Enrollment 1,950
Colors Black and Gold
President Richard F. Celeste
Athletic Director Julie Soriero
Rink Colorado Springs World Arena
Capacity 7,343
Dimensions 200'x100'
Men's Coach Scott Owens (Colorado College '79)
NCAA Championships 1950, 1957
WCHA Championships MacNaughton Cup (Men's Regular Season): 1951-52, 1954-55, 1956-57, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 2002-03, 2004-05Broadmoor Trophy (Men's WCHA Tournament): None
Major Rivals Denver University
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The Colorado College Tigers are a Men's Division I team in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. They were most recently sweaped in the playoffs against Michgan Tech despite beating them a week earlier.


Since blazing into a new era with the opening of the Colorado Springs World Arena in January 1998, Tiger Hockey has continued to solidify its position among the nation’s most elite Division I programs. With six league titles, 16 home-ice playoff berths and a dozen NCAA tournament bids tucked away since 1994, Colorado College keeps adding chapter after chapter to its history.

CC’s recent string of success, which includes last season’s appearance in the national quarterfinals preceded by trips to the “Frozen Four” in 1996, 1997 and 2005, speaks volumes for the modern-day version of a program that has spanned eight decades. Sure, when Scott Owens took over as head coach in 1999, he inherited a perennial powerhouse. But where does the tale really begin? How has little Colorado College, a private liberal arts and sciences college with an enrollment of less than 2,000 students, maintained such elite status in a sport filled with Division I giants? Two concepts are to be considered, tradition (Influincing college hockey's growth from infancy.) and commitment (Relying on vision, hardwork and creativity to create a nation wide envy of their hockey program.)

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