Ice Hockey Club home opener to benefit Kyle Pagerly Memorial FundThe Penn State Berks Ice Hockey Club is donating the proceeds from its home opener on Sunday, October 2, 2011, to the Kyle Pagerly Memorial Fund. The Blue Lions will play Drexel University at 7 p.m. at Body Zone Sports and Wellness Center in Wyomissing.
Pagerly was killed in the line of duty on June 29, 2011, while serving an arrest warrant. Kyle was a 2001 graduate of Wilson High School. Following high school he pursued a career in law enforcement and graduated from Reading Police Academy, Federal Prison Academy and Philadelphia Canine Academy. He was a U.S. Army, Military Police, veteran, serving in Kosovo and Iraq. Pagerly is survived by his wife and their unborn child, due in January.
Berks County Sheriff Eric Weaknecht and retired deputy K-9 Jynx will drop the ceremonial first puck at the game.
For more information, visit the Ice Hockey Club web site at psuberksicehockey.com or contact the general manager, Ken Green, at firstname.lastname@example.org.