The Mercyhurst Lakers women's ice hockey team represented Mercyhurst College. The Lakers played in the first season of College Hockey America and CJ Ireland was team captain. In the Lakers first CHA season, the Lakers were 25-8-1. During the regular season, the Lakers finished first in the CHA. The Lakers would proceed to win the conference's playoffs, and finish the year ranked 10th in the national polls. Mercyhurst won the regular-season CHA title with a conference record of 6 wins and 0 losses. In the 6 conference games, the Lakers outscored its opposition by a 26-9 mark.
Desi Clark started eleven games while appearing in twelve. She had eight wins, two losses and one tie. Her goals against average was 1.64 and she had two shutouts. In addition, Clark was a four-time CHA Defensive Player of the Week.
Captain CJ Ireland was in her senior year. She scored 43 goals and set a record for most goals scored in one season by a Lakers player (since broken). Her exploits were featured in Sport's Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd section (week of April 13). Ireland graduated as the career leader in goals, assists, and points (since broken).
Danielle Lansing appeared in 34 games and registered twelve points (five goals and seven assists). During the season, she was honoured as CHA Rookie of the Week on three separate occasions.
Sara McDonald appeared in 34 games. Statiscally, she led the Lakers with 16 goals. Overall, she had 26 points and tied for the team lead.
Samantha Shirley appeared in 34 games and tied for the team lead with 26 points (15 goals and 11 assists). Statistically, Shirley led the Lakers squad in power play goals (5) and game-winning goals (4). Shirley was named CHA Rookie of the Year and during the season, she was named CHA Rookie of the Week six times.