October 5–6, 2001: Bulldogs head coach Shannon Miller, forwards Erika Holst, Maria Rooth, Hanne Sikio and goaltender Tuula Puputti represented UMD in the first-ever WCHA All-Star Team. The team played two exhibition games against the U.S. National Team.
March 24: Joanne Eustace and defenseman Larissa Luther were selected to the 2002 NCAA All-Tournament Team
April 2: The Bulldogs were honored for their athletic and academic achievements at the State Capitol, where resolutions were read, authorized by State Representative Tom Huntley and State Senator Yvonne Prettner-Solon.
May 9: The Bulldogs were honored by the Regents of University of Minnesota and President Mark G. Yudolf.
May 16: Maria Rooth, Verizon Academic All-District At-Large second team.
May 21: The two-time National Champions traveled to Washington D.C. to be honored by President George W. Bush for the second consecutive time.