90 former Bulldogs had been in attendance for the golf event.
DULUTH, Minn.– Because the hockey world takes a pause for the summer time, some former UMD Males’s Hockey gamers traded of their hockey sticks for some golf golf equipment Friday afternoon.
The UMD Males’s Hockey Alumni Golf Event on the Northland Nation Membership has been occurring for over 20 years. 90 former Bulldogs had been in attendance to see in the event that they nonetheless have some good swings left from the ice to make use of on the course as gamers from generations of Bulldog hockey reunite in Duluth. With the golf event not going down final yr because of COVID-19, Bulldogs Head Coach Scott Sandelin says it means much more this yr to see Bulldogs all through the years stick collectively.
“It’s simply good to see individuals you haven’t seen for a pair years often because a whole lot of the blokes come right here and are available yearly. We’re lucky to get to see among the native guys that dwell right here fairly a bit at our video games. And it’s simply good to reunite with some guys and discuss and have some enjoyable,” stated Sandelin.
“Clearly over my 4 years right here you construct a whole lot of relationships and guys transfer on and play hockey at totally different ranges, get jobs so it’s good to get to see everyone once more and simply reconnect with those that I can be brothers for all times in order that’s good,” stated former Bulldog’s ahead Nick Swaney, who performed from 2017-21.
Sandelin hopes that earlier Bulldogs can even make it again to Amsoil Enviornment subsequent season to cheer on the present UMD workforce.