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Buffalo native Michael Sisti named to women's hockey committee

by Amy Moritz

SistiMichael Sisti, the head coach of the Mercyhurst women's hockey team, was named to the 2013-14 West Regional Advisory Committee for NCAA Division I women's ice hockey.

Regional advisory committees help in ranking teams in the region for the NCAA championship and provide input on the selection of officials. Selections will take place on March 9 with quarterfinals at campus sites on March 14-16 and the Frozen Four March 21 and 23 in Hamden, Conn.

Sisti is in his 15th season as the head coach of the Mercyhurst Lakers with a record of 377-102-34. The Lakers have advanced to nine NCAA Division I playoffs and last year appeared in their third Frozen Four. Mercyhurst is 14-5-2 ovearll and 7-2-1 in College Hockey America this season.

Sisti is a Buffalo native and played four years of hockey at Canisius. He graduated in 1990 and was induced into the Canisius Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. As a junior, he was the Golden Griffin's top forward with 33 goals and 57 points.

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Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.

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