Template:Infobox NCRHA season The 2008–09 NCRHA Division I season began on October 4, 2008 and ended with the College Roller Hockey National Championship Tournament's championship game on April 5, 2009 at the Sportsplex in Feasterville, Pennsylvania. Defending champion Lindenwood won their first 31 games extending their winning streak to 38 straight games before being defeated by their organization rival UMSL 5–3 in the national championship game. It was UMSL's first Division I Championship. UMSL freshman goaltender Jimmy Steger won the Tournament MVP award.

Regular seasonEdit

Member organization standingsEdit

Template:2008–09 ECRHA Division I standings Template:2008–09 GPCIHL Division I standings
Template:2008–09 MCRHL Division I standings Template:2008–09 RMCRHA Division I standings
Template:2008–09 SECRHL Division I standings Template:2008–09 SCHL Division I standings
Template:2008–09 WCRHL Division I standings  

Member organization winners and tournamentsEdit

Six member organizations each end their regular seasons with a tournament. The teams in each conference that win their regular season title are given the number one seed in each tournament. The winners of these tournaments receive automatic invitations to the 2009 NCRHA Division I Collegiate Roller Hockey National Championships. The Rocky Mountain Collegiate Roller Hockey Association only has one Division I school and does not have a regional tournament, instead giving their automatic invitation to their regular season champion Colorado State.

Member Organization Regular
Season Winner
Player of the Year
Venue (City)
Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Rutgers 2009 ECRHA Division I Regional Championships Sportsplex
(Feasterville, Pennsylvania)
Rhode Island
Great Plains Collegiate Inline Hockey League Lindenwood 2009 GPCIHL Division I Regional Championships Matteson Square Gardens Tri-Plex
(St. Peters, Missouri)
Midwest Collegiate Roller Hockey League Michigan State 2009 MCRHL Division I Regional Championships JCC
(West Bloomfield, Michigan)
Michigan State
Rocky Mountain Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Colorado State No tournament
Southeastern Collegiate Roller Hockey League Central Florida 2009 SECRHL Division I Regional Championships SGAA Dual Deck Hockey Arena
(Snellville, Georgia)
Central Florida
Southwest Collegiate Hockey League Louisiana-Lafayette 2009 SCHL Division I Regional Championships Face Off Hockey Center
(Denton, Texas)
Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League Long Beach State 2009 WCRHL Division I Regional Championships Corona Inline
(Corona, California)
UC Santa Barbara

Statistical leadersEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Penalty Minutes
Player School PTS Player School G Player School A Player School PIM
Stephen Hebert ULL 102 Stephen Hebert ULL 69 Andrew Hebert ULL 49 Christopher Stuckey New Orleans 76
Andrew Hebert ULL 88 Lindsay Hobbs LSU 50 Nathan Ford North Texas 40 Marty Flannery Pittsburgh 62
Lindsay Hobbs LSU 84 Sam Haslam North Texas 50 Tyler Walser Buffalo 38 Tim Cartwright Stony Brook 62
Tyler Walser Buffalo 81 Jordan Tasch UC Irvine 49 Mike Tasch UC Irvine 37 Jake Rabin Texas 56
Mike Tasch UC Irvine 72 Ryan Cowdell Towson 44 Brandon Barnette Lindenwood 36 Alex Kleckner CSUN 56

Collegiate Roller Hockey National ChampionshipsEdit

Template:Main The NCRHA Collegiate Roller Hockey National Championships started on April 2, 2009 and concluded on April 5 at the Sportsplex in Feasterville, Pennsylvania. Of the 24 teams that were invited to participate, 7 were automatic bids while 17 were at-large bids. The 17 at-large teams came from 7 member organizations. The ECRHA received seven bids. The WCRHL received four bids. The GPCIHL, MCRHL, SCHL and SECRHL each received three bids. The RMCRHA received one bid. Lindenwood and rival UMSL both tore through the tournament each going 6–0–0 and facing off in the championship game for the second year in a row. UMSL upset previously undefeated Lindenwood 5–3, snapping both Lindenwood's 38 game winning streak as well as their 7-year National Champions streak, to claim their first Division I National Championship. Lindenwood Junior Forward Kyle Gouge lead the tournament in scoring with 31 points in 7 games, while UMSL Freshman Goaltender Jimmy Steger went 7–0 and was named tournament MVP.

Semifinals and FinalEdit


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