Milwaukee Falcons

The Milwaukee Falcons were a minor league professional ice hockey team, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that played in the International Hockey League from 1959 to 1960. Milwaukee placed third in the west division during their only complete season. The Falcons played 17 games into the 1960–61 season, folding on November 26, 1960.

Season-by-season results

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Winning % Goals
1959–60 67 24 42 1 49 0.366 251 314 3rd, West
1960–61 17 1 15 1 3 0.088 45 115 Incomplete

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1959–60 IHL season

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1960–61 IHL season

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The university is organized into five schools or colleges: the School of Education, the School of Business and Legal Studies, the School of Human Services, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Adult and Continuing Education.

In 2013, Concordia University Ann Arbor (CUAA) merged with Concordia University Wisconsin. This merger was due to low enrollment and financial troubles at the Ann Arbor campus. CUW became the administration for both campuses, with Ann Arbor considered a satellite campus to the Mequon campus. By 2018, CUAA had nearly a doubling in enrollment, had successfully started a School of Nursing, built a new football stadium, and completed extensive renovations to 75% of the classroom buildings.

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He only played one game in the NHL and that was with the Chicago Black Hawks. In that one game he scored no goals, earned no assists for no points. He also had no penalty minutes.

Poeta played for the World Champion Belleville McFarlands in 1959.

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