UMass, Vermont To Meet In Pre-Thanksgiving Tuesday Tilt
• The UMass hockey team heads to Vermont for its annual Pre-Thanksgiving meeting between the two border foes on Tuesday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Last season, UMass won the meeting 4-1 thanks to a pair of Michael Pereira goals.
• All games will be broadcast live on the Flagship Station of UMass Athletics, 100.9 FM WRNX, with John Hennessy calling the play-by-play and Brock Hines providing color commentary. The pregame show for both games will begin 30 minutes prior to the opening face-off. Links for streaming video, audio, and live stats can be found at UMassAthletics.com.
• Selected home games throughout the season will be televised on CBS3 Now. Streaming video is also available through UMass All-Access (www.umassathletics.com/allaccess). This is a for-fee service which works best on high-speed internet. All home games will be available through the package.
The Series With Vermont
• Vermont leads the all-time series 33-16-6, but UMass won last year's series 2-1 including a 6-0 win at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Since 1996, these two teams have met every Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving.
Next Up: Quinnipiac
• UMass will head to Quinnipiac for the third-ever meeting with the Bobcats on Saturday. The game will begin at 3:30 PM and will be televised on NESN.