July 15, 2010 -Auburn University has restarted it’s club hockey program and will be competing in the upcoming 2010-2011 season as a member of the SECHC and ACHA Division III. The team is still working on a schedule but already has games against LSU and Alabama already scheduled.
Mike Robinson has been named the head coach of the team, which will play its games in nearby Columbus, Ga. The Columbus Civic Center, the home of the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League, will be the home rink for Auburn this season.
This season, Auburn will be considered an affiliate member of the West Division of the SECHC and will not be eligible for a playoff spot in the post-season tournament. The team’s games will still count towards the American Collegiate Hockey Conference South Regional Rankings.