Friday, January 21, 2011


Meghan Redenbach, who became an inspiration to the Niagara University men’s hockey team, will be honored on Friday before the Purple Eagles’ game with Sacred Heart at 7 p.m. at the Dwyer Arena.

Redenbach, a student at Royalton-Hartland, was an honorary captain of Niagara University team the past two seasons and has a stall in the men’s dressing room with her name on it. Her No. 6 jersey has been retired and the Purple Eagles have adopted her “MAN UP” slogan.

Meghan, a gifted and avid athlete at Roy-Hart, died Christmas Eve, 2010, when she lost her battle with ovarian cancer. She was 15.

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