Thu Sep 05
7:00 PM
Southwest Minnesota State
vs. Michigan Tech
Keweenaw Volleyball Classic by Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
Fri Sep 06
1:00 PM
University of Mary
vs. Michigan Tech
Keweenaw Volleyball Classic by Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
Fri Sep 06
7:00 PM
Minnesota Crookston
vs. Michigan Tech
Keweenaw Volleyball Classic by Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
Sat Sep 07
1:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Hillsdale
Sat Sep 07
7:00 PM
Upper Iowa
vs. Michigan Tech
Keweenaw Volleyball Classic by Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
Thu Sep 12
8:30 PM
Michigan Tech
vs. Minnesota Duluth
@ St. Cloud, Minn. Huskies Classic
Fri Sep 13
12:00 PM
Michigan Tech
vs. Bemidji State
@ St. Cloud, Minn. Huskies Classic
Fri Sep 13
8:30 PM
Michigan Tech
at St. Cloud State
Huskies Classic
Sat Sep 14
12:00 PM
Michigan Tech
vs. Minnesota Crookston
@ St. Cloud, Minn. Huskies Classic
Sat Sep 14
2:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at McKendree
Fri Sep 20
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Davenport
Sat Sep 21
1:30 PM
Michigan Tech
at Saginaw Valley State
Sat Sep 21
4:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Grand Valley State
Tue Sep 24
7:00 PM
Northern Michigan
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Sep 27
7:00 PM
Saginaw Valley State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Sep 28
1:00 PM
Grand Valley State
vs. Michigan Tech
Homecoming
Sat Sep 28
4:00 PM
Lake Superior State
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Oct 04
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Northwood
Sat Oct 05
3:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ferris State
Sat Oct 05
7:05 PM
Michigan Tech
at Robert Morris
Sun Oct 06
3:05 PM
Michigan Tech
at Robert Morris
Fri Oct 11
5:00 PM
Wayne State
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Oct 11
7:07 PM
Alaska
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Oct 12
1:00 PM
Northern Michigan
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Oct 12
4:00 PM
Ashland
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Oct 12
6:07 PM
Alaska
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Oct 18
TBA
Michigan Tech
vs. TBD
@ Indianapolis, Ind. - The Academy Volleyball Club Midwest Region Crossover
Fri Oct 18
TBA
TBD
vs. Michigan Tech
@ Indianapolis, Ind. - The Academy Volleyball Club Midwest Region Crossover
Sat Oct 19
TBA
Michigan Tech
vs. TBD
@ Indianapolis, Ind. - The Academy Volleyball Club Midwest Region Crossover
Sat Oct 19
12:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Davenport
Thu Oct 24
8:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Wis.-Green Bay
Exhibition
Fri Oct 25
8:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Parkside
Fri Oct 25
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Bowling Green
Sat Oct 26
1:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ashland
Sat Oct 26
3:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Purdue Northwest
Sat Oct 26
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Bowling Green
Fri Nov 01
6:00 PM
Finlandia
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 02
1:00 PM
Ferris State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 02
4:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Northern Michigan
Sat Nov 02
8:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at North Dakota
US Hockey Hall of Fame Game
Fri Nov 08
5:00 PM
Ferris State
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Nov 08
7:07 PM
Minnesota State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 09
TBA
Michigan Tech
vs. TBD
@ Lewis Invitational
Sat Nov 09
1:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Wayne State
Sat Nov 09
3:00 PM
Northwood
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 09
6:07 PM
Minnesota State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sun Nov 10
TBA
Michigan Tech
vs. TBD
@ Lewis Invitational
Fri Nov 15
TBA
Michigan Tech
at MSU-Moorhead
Fri Nov 15
5:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Lake Superior State
Fri Nov 15
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Lake Superior State
Sat Nov 16
TBA
Michigan Tech
vs. St. Cloud State
@ Moorhead, Minn.
Sat Nov 16
1:00 PM
Northwood
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 16
2:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Saginaw Valley State
Sat Nov 16
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Lake Superior State
Mon Nov 18
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Minnesota State
Wed Nov 20
6:00 PM
TBD
vs. Michigan Tech
2019 GLIAC Tournament Quarterfinals
Fri Nov 22
5:00 PM
Concordia-St. Paul
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Nov 22
7:07 PM
Northern Michigan
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 23
TBA
TBD
vs. Michigan Tech
2019 GLIAC Tournament Semifinals
Sat Nov 23
6:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Northern Michigan
Sun Nov 24
TBA
TBD
vs. Michigan Tech
2019 GLIAC Tournament Championship
Sun Nov 24
1:00 PM
Minnesota Duluth
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Nov 29
11:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Alaska
Sat Nov 30
11:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Alaska
Thu Dec 05
5:30 PM
Saginaw Valley State
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Dec 06
7:07 PM
Alaska Anchorage
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 07
12:00 PM
Northwood
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 07
6:07 PM
Alaska Anchorage
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Dec 13
7:07 PM
Clarkson
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 14
6:07 PM
Clarkson
vs. Michigan Tech
Sun Dec 15
1:00 PM
Northern Michigan
vs. Michigan Tech
Thu Jan 02
5:30 PM
Wayne State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 04
1:00 PM
Ashland
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 04
9:05 PM
Michigan Tech
at Arizona State
Sun Jan 05
TBA
Michigan Tech
at Arizona State
Thu Jan 09
6:30 PM
Michigan Tech
at Parkside
Fri Jan 10
7:07 PM
Bowling Green
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 11
2:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Purdue Northwest
Sat Jan 11
6:07 PM
Bowling Green
vs. Michigan Tech
Thu Jan 16
5:30 PM
Lake Superior State
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Jan 17
8:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Bemidji State
Sat Jan 18
1:00 PM
Ferris State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 18
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Bemidji State
Thu Jan 23
TBA
Michigan Tech
at Grand Valley State
Fri Jan 24
7:07 PM
Ferris State
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 25
TBA
Michigan Tech
at Davenport
Sat Jan 25
6:07 PM
Ferris State
vs. Michigan Tech
Thu Jan 30
6:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Northwood
Fri Jan 31
8:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Alabama Huntsville
Sat Feb 01
1:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Saginaw Valley State
Sat Feb 01
8:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Alabama Huntsville
Thu Feb 06
5:30 PM
Purdue Northwest
vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Feb 07
7:07 PM
Lake Superior State
vs. Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Sat Feb 08
12:00 PM
Parkside
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Feb 08
5:07 PM
Lake Superior State
vs. Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Thu Feb 13
7:30 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ferris State
Fri Feb 14
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ferris State
Sat Feb 15
1:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Lake Superior State
Sat Feb 15
6:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ferris State
Thu Feb 20
5:30 PM
Davenport
vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Feb 22
1:00 PM
Grand Valley State
vs. Michigan Tech
Thu Feb 27
7:30 PM
Michigan Tech
at Northern Michigan
Fri Feb 28
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
at Northern Michigan
Sat Feb 29
6:07 PM
Northern Michigan
vs. Michigan Tech
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Tech Hockey announces incoming class

Tech Hockey announces incoming class

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech head hockey coach Joe Shawhan announces seven incoming players for the 2019-20 season. The class consists of goaltender Blake Pietila, defensemen Brenden Datema and Chris Lipe, and forwards Jake Crespi, Logan Ganie, Logan Pietila, and Parker Saretsky.

Blake and Logan Pietila are twins while Logan Ganie and Parker Saretsky have been teammates for six years, including the last three with Spruce Grove. Logan Pietila and Chris Lipe were teammates at Dubuque.

GOALTENDER

Blake Pietila • Howell, Michigan • Cedar Rapids (USHL)

Pietila is a 5-foot-11, 165-pound goaltender. He played the last two seasons with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the USHL, earning All-USHL Second Team honors after the 2018-19 season. Pietila was second in the USHL with 30 regular-season victories, ranking third in goals-against average (2.30) and fourth in save percentage (.912). He had a career USHL record of 46-30-3. Pietila played for Team USA at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge in December, appearing in three games and winning a Gold Medal. He compiled a .903 save percentage and 3.03 goals against average during his first season with the RoughRiders. He has also played for Compuware U16 and Little Caesars U16. The Compuware U16 team won the USA Hockey National Title in 2016-17.

DEFENSEMEN

Brenden Datema [DAY-ta-muh] • Sterling Heights, Michigan • Amarillo (NAHL)

Datema is 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds. He was named the NAHL Defenseman of the Year after a breakout offensive season where he tallied 21 goals and 39 assists in 58 games for the Amarillo Bulls. His 60 points led all NAHL defensemen, tallying the most points in the league by a defenseman since the 1988-89 season and second most in NAHL history. He led his team to the semifinals of the Robertson Cup and was also named All-NAHL First Team, All-South Division Team, South Division Defenseman of the Year, and the NAHL's Defenseman of the Month in both September and March. He was also invited to the NAHL Prospect Tournament in February 2019 in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Datema played for Belle Tire U18 (2016-17) and Victory Honda U16 (2015-16) before joining Amarillo.

Chris Lipe [Lyp]  • Rockford, Michigan • Dubuque (USHL)

Lipe is 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds. He's played 118 games in the USHL over the last two seasons. He had 16 points (3 goals, 13 assists) in 62 games last season for the Dubuque Fighting Saints. He appeared in 55 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers in 2017-18 as a teammate of Brian Halonen. Lipe also played a season in the NAHL with Kenai River in 2016-17 and was named to the All-Midwest Division Rookie Team.

FORWARDS

Jake Crespi [KRESP-ee] • Brighton, Michigan • Tri-City (USHL)

Crespi is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound forward. He played the last two seasons with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL and served as an alternate captain in 2018-19. He tallied 27 points on 16 goals and 11 assists in 69 games with the Storm. He had an injury-shortened 2018-19 with 12 points (4 goals, 8 assists) in 18 games. He appeared in 51 games in his first season in Tri-City during the 2017-18 season, tallying 15 points. Crespi was named the 2017 Michigan Mr. Hockey after winning a state championship with Brighton High School. As an All-State selection, he scored 30 goals, and tallied 29 assists in 31 games, recording 21 more points than any of his teammates. He was an alternate captain in his second season with Brighton after playing three seasons with Belle Tire.

Logan Ganie [GAIN-ee] • Irma, Alberta • Spruce Grove (AJHL)

Ganie is 5-foot-10 and 178 pounds. He played 161 games over the last three seasons with the Spruce Grove Saints in the AJHL, tallying 49 goals and 70 assists. Ganie had a breakout offensive season in 2018-19 with 53 points on 24 goals and 29 assists in 54 games to lead the Saints. He also tallied 19 points (5 goals, 14 assists) in the playoffs to rank second in the league. The Saints were AJHL Playoff Champions in 2017-18 when Ganie was an alternate captain. He had 40 points in 56 games. He was named to the North Division All-Rookie Team in 2016-17 after recording 25 points in 48 games. Ganie played four seasons in the Lloydminster organization before Spruce Grove.

Logan Pietila • Howell, Michigan • Dubuque (USHL)

Pietila is 5-foot-11 and 157 pounds. He played in 119 USHL games for the Dubuque Fighting Saints over the past two seasons. Pietila tallied 35 points on 12 goals and 23 assists in 2018-19 and 20 points on six goals and 14 assists in 2017-18. He played with his brother on Compuware U16 and Little Caesars U16 before entering the USHL. The Compuware U16 team won the USA Hockey National Title in 2016-17.

Parker Saretsky [Sah-RET-ski] • Wainwright, Alberta • Spruce Grove (AJHL)

Saretsky is 6-foot and 170 pounds. He played 152 games in the AJHL with his final three seasons for Spruce Grove. Saretsky was second on the team with 56 points in 57 games last season as an alternate captain, scoring 17 goals and adding 39 assists. He also tallied 18 points (6 goals, 12 assists) in the playoffs to rank fourth in the league. In 2017-18, Saretsky had 60 points in 55 regular season games with 22 goals and 38 assists. The Saints went on to win the AJHL Playoff Championship with Saretsky, tallying nine points in 13 games. He was invited to the Canada West tryouts in 2017-18 an 2018-19 and played three seasons in the Lloydminster organization before playing in the AJHL.