2002–03 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season

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2002–03 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season
NCAA Frozen Four, National Champions
Conference WCHA
Record
Overall 31-3-2
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Shannon Miller

Regular season[edit]

  • Jenny Potter set an NCAA record (since tied) for most goals in one game with 6. This was accomplished on December 18, 2002 versus St. Cloud State.[1]
  • February 22: Maria Rooth set the Bulldogs record for most points in a career. During the game against Bemidji State Rooth scored one goal and one assist to claim the record. She ended the season with 232 total points including 119 goals.[2]
  • February 23: The Bulldogs clinch the WCHA regular season title. The Bulldogs defeat Bemidji State to accomplish the milestone.[3]

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; PTS = Points; GW = Game Winning Goals; PPL = Power Play Goals; SHG = Short Handed Goals

Player GP G A Pts GW PPL SHG
Jenny Potter 36 31 57 88 3 10 4
Caroline Ouellette 32 31 42 73 3 4 3
Erika Holst 32 34 30 64 9 8 0
Hanne Sikio 33 25 30 55 1 7 2
Maria Rooth 30 19 35 54 2 2 1
Krista McArthur 34 15 24 39 0 5 0
Tricia Guest 36 16 18 34 2 7 0
Nora Tallus 34 8 21 29 1 4 0
Navada Russell 34 5 18 23 0 3 0
Jenny Hempel 34 10 10 20 4 2 1
Joanne Eustace 30 5 14 19 2 3 0
Amelia Hradsky 36 8 10 18 1 0 0
Julianne Vasichek 36 0 15 15 0 0 0
Michelle McAteer 34 6 7 13 2 1 0
Larissa Luther 18 5 2 7 1 3 0
Meghan Stotts 33 2 5 7 0 0 0
Satu Kiipeli 25 1 6 7 0 0 0
Kristina Petrovskaia 18 2 4 6 0 0 0
Leah Kasper 23 2 2 4 0 0 0
Julie Fearing 34 1 2 3 0 0 0
Patricia Sautter 31 0 1 1 0 0 0
Lisa Hagen 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shannon Kasparek 11 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Postseason[edit]

  • March 8: The Bulldogs earned their third WCHA Final Five title with a win over Minnesota (5-3).
  • March 23: UMD make women's hockey history as the Bulldogs win their third straight NCAA Frozen Four tournament. The Bulldogs defeat Harvard in a double overtime win 4-3.[5] The game was held in Duluth, MN in front of the largest crowd in women's hockey NCAA history (5,167). [Read More] [6] Nora Tallus scored the game winner 4:19 into the second overtime.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • November 11: Patricia Sautter was USCHO Defensive Player of the Week and WCHA Defensive Player of the Week. Sautter shut out Ohio State twice (Nov. 8 & Nov. 9).[7]
  • December 3: Tricia Guest was USCHO Offensive Player of the Week tallying four points.[8]
  • December 10: Jenny Potter, USCHO Offensive Player of the Week.[9]
  • January 14: Caroline Ouellette, USCHO Offensive Player of the Week (the third Bulldog to gain the honor in the season).
  • January 28: Maria Rooth becomes the fourth player to gain USCHO Offensive Player of the Week honors.[10]
  • March 6: Jenny Potter, Caroline Ouellette, and Krista McArthur were named to the All-WCHA First Team
    • Maria Rooth and Erika Holst were All-WCHA Second Team selection.
    • Caroline Ouellette and Krista McArthur were WCHA All-Rookie Team selections.
    • Seven Bulldogs were recognized as WCHA All-Academic: Erika Holst, Satu Kiipeli, Michelle McAteer, Jenny Potter, Maria Rooth, Patricia Sautter and Juliane Vasichek.[11]
  • March 7: Jenny Potter was named a Patty Kazmaier Award Finalist for the second time in her career.[12]
  • March 8: Erika Holst, WCHA All-Tournament team.
  • March 23: Jenny Potter and Hanne Sikio were named to the Frozen Four All-Tournament team
    • Caroline Ouellette was named the Frozen Four tournament Most Valuable Player.
  • March 23: Jenny Potter, First Team All-American honors (second time in her career).[14]

Postseason[edit]

  • The Bulldogs coaching staff was named the American Association of College Coaches' women's hockey coaching staff of the year.[15]
  • June 17: The Bulldogs were honored for the third time at the White House by President George W. Bush. [Read More] [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/w_icehockey_rb/2011/DI.pdf
  2. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Women's Hockey 2002-2003 Statistics: Overall". USCHO.com. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "NCAA 2003 Frozen Four". NCAA. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  8. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  9. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  10. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  11. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  12. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  13. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  14. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  15. ^ Krista Morrissey (Media Contact) (March 14, 2007). "New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame to induct six (07/03/14)". New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  16. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. 

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