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Fairfield Prep hosts 50th Hockey Anniversary Celebration

Fairfield Prep hosted a special 50th Anniversary Hockey Celebration to gather decades of Prep Hockey Alumni and guests for a special reception in the McLeod Innovation Center in Xavier Hall on Jan. 15, 2022. The festivities included speakers and a tribute presentation highlighting the history of Prep's Hockey program over the decades. Guests received a commemorative 50th Hockey Retrospective which detailed the history of the program from club team through today. The guests viewed Prep Hockey jerseys over the decades and displays of trophies and awards — all while reminiscing with teammates, other alumni, families and friends, Everyone enjoyed food and refreshments.

Earlier, Prep held the Annual Alumni Hockey game and welcomed players from the classes of 1978-2020 on the ice for a fun odds and evens scrimmage game. The game was refereed by Rob Russell '99 and played at Wonderland of Ice. See photo below.

Following the game, all were invited to attend the Prep Varsity Hockey vs. Notre Dame of Fairfield game, where Prep dominated in a 9-1 win.

Read the 50th Hockey Retrospective here or virtually below:

View the 50th Anniversary Hockey Retrospective Video:

Fairfield Prep Hockey Coach Matt Sather '93 spoke about hockey, Jesuit education and the love of team and brotherhood:

View a Photo Gallery of the Celebration on Flickr.

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