MACHA All-Star Recap

This past weekend, NIU Hockey players Mike Sible and Mike Reporto, represented the Mid American Colligate Hockey Association (The conference NIU competes in) and represented NIU, in the ACHA Division 2 All-Star Challenge. The MACHA All-Stars competed against other All-Star teams from conferences all around the nation. In the 5 game tournament, the MACHA All-Stars were able to place 2nd overall in the nation and finishing with a record of 4-1. The lone lose came in the championship game on Sunday mornings game against the Super East Colligate Hockey Association. Mike Sible scored 2 goals on the weekend. Mike Reporto had 1 goal and 2 assists and was voted by team coaches and managers as the teams MVP. Mike Reporto was also nominated for Defensive Player of the Tournament and Best Character of the Tournament by his coaches and managers. NIU’s GM Ian Kalanges was also part of the MACHA All-Star team for the weekend as the Associate Manager for the team. Ian is proud of both NIU players and the MACHA for their accomplishments from over the weekend.