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  • Head Coach Dean Blais
  • Team circle before the start of the game
  • Omaha Players ready to take the ice
  • Campus in the fall
  • The coveted Maverick Monument in front of the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation building
  • The College of Arts and Science
  • A full house at Baxter Arena
  • Opening Night at Baxter Arena
  • Omaha Players line the ice for the singing of the National Anthem
  • Goalie Evan Weninger

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Twenty rookies also garner NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team accolades with 3.5 GPA or better

Omaha alums Jake Guentzel and Josh Archibald are first NCHC players to have name on Cup

CC President Dr. Jill Tiefenthaler to serve as Chair of Board for next two seasons

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Omaha

The University of Nebraska Omaha is located in America’s heartland, on the eastern border of Nebraska near the Missouri River. The metropolitan university, located in Nebraska’s largest city, was founded in 1908 and features more than 200 majors, including bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. The diverse university features students from across the United States and more than 100 countries. After a long tradition of club hockey, UNO’s first season of collegiate hockey came in 1997-98. After two seasons as an independent, UNO joined the CCHA in 1999-2000 and then the WCHA in 2010-11. The Mavericks, who made their first Frozen Four in program history in 2015, play their home games at the on-campus Baxter Arena, which opened for the 2015-16 season and has a capacity of 7,898.


Quick Facts

Location: Omaha, Neb.
Founded: 1908
Enrollment: 15,526
Nickname: Mavericks
Colors: Crimson and Black
Chancellor: Dr. John Christensen
Faculty Rep.: Dr. Bill Wakefield
Director of Athletics: Trev Alberts
Head Coach: Dean Blais
Alma Mater/Year: Minnesota/1973
Dir. of Media Relations: Dave Ahlers
Office Phone: 402-554-3387
Email: dahlers@omavs.com
Home Arena (Opened): Baxter Arena (2015)
Rink Dimensions: 85x200 (NHL)
Capacity: 7,898

Top Headlines

Twenty rookies also garner NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team accolades with 3.5 GPA or better

Omaha alums Jake Guentzel and Josh Archibald are first NCHC players to have name on Cup

CC President Dr. Jill Tiefenthaler to serve as Chair of Board for next two seasons

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Omaha

The University of Nebraska Omaha is located in America’s heartland, on the eastern border of Nebraska near the Missouri River. The metropolitan university, located in Nebraska’s largest city, was founded in 1908 and features more than 200 majors, including bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. The diverse university features students from across the United States and 117 countries. After a long tradition of club hockey, UNO’s first season of collegiate hockey came in 1997-98. After two seasons as an independent, UNO joined the CCHA in 1999-2000 and then the WCHA in 2010-11. The Mavericks, who made their first Frozen Four in program history in 2015, play their home games at the on-campus Baxter Arena, which opened for the 2015-16 season and has a capacity of 7,898.


Quick Facts

Location: Omaha, Neb.
Founded: 1908
Enrollment: 15,526
Nickname: Mavericks
Colors: Crimson and Black
Chancellor: Dr. John Christensen
Faculty Rep.: Dr. Bill Wakefield
Director of Athletics: Trev Alberts
Head Coach: Dean Blais
Alma Mater/Year: Minnesota/1973
Dir. of Media Relations: Dave Ahlers
Office Phone: 402-554-3387
E-mail: dahlers@omavs.com
Home Arena (Opened): Baxter Arena (2015)
Rink Dimensions: 85x200 (NHL)
Capacity: 7,898