In the 2017-2018 season, the club went on their best run yet with a record of 14-9-1. The team placed 2nd overall in their second trip to the ACCHL playoffs, beating Virginia Tech and NC State in the first two games. In the 2018-2019 season, the Deacs went 11-4-1-1. The Deacs beat reigning champion UNCC in an OT thriller in the first round of the ACCHL playoffs. Then the Deacs lost to eventual champion, NC State, in the semifinals.