Minnesota State

Minnesota State Quick Facts

Location: Mankato, Minn.
Year Founded: 1868
Enrollment: 15,376
Nickname: Mavericks
Colors: Purple & Gold
President: Dr. Richard Davenport
Director of Athletics: Kevin Buisman
Faculty Athletic Representative: Dr. Jeff Pribyl
Athletic Dept. Phone: 507.389.6111


Team History

First Year of Division I Hockey: 1998-99
All-time Record (Years): 161-391-48 (17)


Facility Information

Name (Capacity): Verizon Wireless Center (4,832)
Dimensions: 200 x 87
Ticket Office Phone: 507.389.3000
Address: 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001


Coaches/Support Staff

Head Coach: John Harrington (Minnesota Duluth, '79)
     • Record at MSU: 10-55-8 (2 seasons)
     • Career record: Same

Associate Head Coach
     • Jeff Giesen (St. Cloud State, '93)
Assistant Coaches
     • Shari Dickerman (Minnesota State, '04)

Support Staff
     • Sean Allan, Video Operations
     • Matt Schmidt, Athletic Trainer


Athletics Communications

Hockey Contact: Mark Vasey
Office Phone: 507.389.2813
Email: mark.vasey@mnsu.edu
Press Box Phone: 507.389.3000
Website: msumavericks.com
Hockey-specific Twitter: @msuwomenshockey
Athletics Twitter: @msumavericks
Athletics Facebook: facebook.com/MaverickAthletics
Athletics Instagram: msumavericks1


Media Directory

Print/Web
Mankato Free Press – Shane Frederick, sfrederick@mankato-freepress.com, 507.327.8459

Radio
KTOE – Mike Sullivan, mikesullivan@radiomankato.com, 507.345.4537

Television
KEYC – Claire Dau, tvdau@keyc.com, 217.549.6803