2009–10 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey season

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The 2009–10 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey season began on October 2, 2009, ending with the 2010 NCAA Division I Women's Ice Hockey Tournament's championship game on March 21, 2010 at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. It marked the third time that Minneapolis had hosted the Frozen Four.[1] The tournament's opening round was scheduled for Friday, February 26, 2010, followed by the Final Faceoff on Saturday through Sunday, March 6–7, 2010. The quarterfinals were played on Friday through Saturday, March 12–13, 2010, with the Frozen Four played on Friday and Saturday, March 19 and 20, 2010.

Season outlook[edit]

Pre-season polls[edit]

  • September 17: The Mercyhurst College women's hockey team has been predicted to finish first in the College Hockey America Preseason Coaches' Poll. The poll was released by CHA league officials. Mercyhurst claimed four of five possible first-place votes and 16 points to earn the top ranking for the eighth-straight season. Robert Morris came in second with 14 points after finishing with a 5-9-2 mark in conference play a season ago. Wayne State was slated third with nine points and Syracuse landed at No. 4 with eight points. Niagara, was ranked No. 5 with five points.[2]
  • September 22:St. Lawrence has been selected to finish in first place in the ECAC in the preseason poll. The voting was done by the league coaches as part of the pre-season polls and all-league team. The Saints, garnered a total of 107 points, including three of 12 first-place votes.[3] St. Lawrence, boasts returning all-league selection senior defender Britni Smith. Last season, the team finished second in the regular-season standings with a mark of 16-5-1.
  • Sept. 24:The Badgers are the preseason pick to win the Western Collegiate Hockey Association women’s title, according to a poll of league coaches. Wisconsin went 34-2-5 last season en route to its third NCAA title in four years. The Badgers collected six first-place votes and 48 points in a poll of the eight coaches. Defending WCHA champion Minnesota, placed second with 43 points and two first-place votes. Minnesota Duluth, with 38 points, was selected to finish third. All three of those teams qualified for the NCAA Frozen Four last season.[4]

Exhibition[edit]

CIS Exhibition[edit]

Throughout the season, various NCAA schools will play Canadian Interuniversity Sport hockey teams in exhibition games.

Date Location NCAA school CIS team Score
Fri. Sept 25 Detroit Wayne State York[5] Wayne State, 3-2[6]
Fri. Sept 25 Grand Forks, N.D. North Dakota Manitoba[5] North Dakota, 3-1[7]
Sat. Sept 26 Erie, Pa. Mercyhurst Guelph Mercyhurst, 10-0[8]
Sat. Sept 26 Columbus, OH Ohio State Wilfrid Laurier[9] Tie, 1-1 (Ohio State scores in shootout)[10]
Sat. Sept 26 Grand Forks, N.D. North Dakota Manitoba Manitoba, 3-2[11]
Sun. Sept 27 Matthews Arena Northeastern[12] McGill McGill, 3-1[13]
Sun, Sep 27 Pittsburgh, Pa. Robert Morris Wilfrid Laurier[14] RMU, 4-0[15]
Sun. Sept 27 Tennity Ice Pavilion Syracuse Guelph[16] Guelph, 3-1[17]
Sun. Sept 27 Niagara Brock University Niagara, 5-2
Sat. Oct 3 Appleton Arena St. Lawrence McGill[18]
Sun. Oct 4 Burlington, VT Vermont McGill McGill, 2-1[19]
Fri. Oct 23 Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth McGill[20] St. Lawrence, 2-1[21]
Sun. Oct 25 New Haven, CT Yale McGill Yale, 4-2[22]
Sat. Jan 2 Orono, Maine Maine University of Moncton Maine, 4-2[23]
Sun. Jan 3 Orono, Maine Maine University of Moncton Maine, 6-3[24]

Canadian semipro exhibition[edit]

Throughout the season, various NCAA schools will play semipro Canadian teams in exhibition games.

Date Location NCAA school Canadian team Score
9/25/2009 Erie, Pa. Mercyhurst Vaughan Flames[25] Mercyhurst, 10-0[26]
9/26/2009 Cheel Arena Clarkson Ottawa Senators (PWHL)[27] Clarkson, 7-3[28]
10/18/2009 Lynah Rink Cornell Big Red Toronto Aeros 5-5[29]
11/21/2009 Grand Forks, N.D. North Dakota Manitoba Maple Leafs[5]

US Olympic exhibition games[edit]

Throughout the season, various NCAA schools will play the United States Olympic Hockey team.

Date Location NCAA school Score
September 25 Xcel Energy Center WCHA All-Stars USA, 6-1[30]
September 26 National Hockey Center St. Cloud State USA, 13-0[31]
October 10 Grand Forks, N.D. North Dakota USA, 11-1[32]
November 22 Whittemore Center Hockey East women's All-Stars[33]
January 5 Madison, WI Wisconsin[34]
January 12 Ridder Arena Minnesota[35]

Regular season[edit]

  • November 7: The 10th-ranked Harvard women's ice hockey team had a 3-0 shutout victory over No. 7 St. Lawrence at Bright Hockey Center. The Crimson earned the program's 500th victory.[36]

Standings[edit]

Overall Conference
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
x, y: Mercyhurst 23 19 1 3 41 0 0 7 6 0 1 0 0
Syracuse 26 13 12 1 27 0 0 8 4 4 0 0 0
Wayne State 22 8 11 3 19 0 0 8 4 4 0 0 0
Niagara 22 8 10 4 20 0 0 8 3 3 2 0 0
Robert Morris 25 7 17 1 15 0 0 7 0 6 1 0 0

x: Regular season champion, y: Postseason champion

Conference Overall
GP W L T PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Cornell 22 14 2 6 34 31 17 8 6
Clarkson 22 14 5 3 31 37 22 10 5
Harvard 22 13 6 3 29 31 20 6 5
Quinnipiac 22 11 4 7 29 37 19 10 8
Rensselaer 22 11 7 4 26 36 16 15 6
Princeton 22 11 7 4 26 31 13 14 4
St. Lawrence 22 11 8 3 25 37 16 14 7
Colgate 22 8 10 4 20 36 12 20 4
Dartmouth 22 9 12 1 19 28 12 14 2
Yale 22 8 13 1 17 29 10 16 3
Brown 22 1 18 3 5 28 3 21 4
Union 22 1 20 1 3 34 5 28 1
= Qualified for NCAA Frozen Four = Qualified for NCAA Tournament

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Conference Overall
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Providence 21 11 5 5 3 30 59 44 34 15 10 9 91 76
New Hampshire 21 13 6 2 0 28 65 41 31 19 7 5 98 60
Boston University 21 10 6 5 3 28 54 41 34 14 8 12 93 80
Northeastern 21 9 6 6 4 28 45 34 32 17 8 7 77 47
Connecticut 21 10 5 6 1 27 46 33 34 19 8 7 87 57
Boston College 21 7 10 4 4 22 41 54 34 8 16 10 63 97
Vermont 21 5 15 1 0 11 26 55 33 10 22 1 52 90
Maine 21 3 15 3 1 10 24 58 31 6 20 5 63 85
Conference Overall
GP W L T SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Minnesota 22 17 2 3 3 40 79 29 28 21 3 4 93 34
Minnesota-Duluth 22 15 5 2 1 33 68 42 28 19 7 2 88 57
Wisconsin 22 12 9 1 0 25 63 49 28 15 10 3 81 61
Bemidji State 22 7 8 7 3 24 41 48 28 8 13 7 50 70
St. Cloud State 22 8 10 4 3 23 49 61 28 11 11 6 70 81
Ohio State 22 10 10 2 0 22 70 71 28 13 11 4 91 84
Minnesota State 22 2 15 5 3 12 36 74 26 4 17 5 45 87
North Dakota 22 4 16 2 0 10 31 63 26 5 17 4 45 74

Outdoor Games[edit]

  • On Friday, January 8, 2010, Boston's Fenway Park played host to a Hockey East doubleheader. In the first game, New Hampshire faced off against Northeastern in an outdoor college hockey doubleheader at in the first outdoor women’s hockey game in the sport’s history.[38] Northeastern surged to a 2-0 lead, but New Hampshire rallied to win 5-3. The latter game featured the men's teams from Boston College and Boston University, in which BU won 3-2.
  • The Wisconsin women's team will host the Camp Randall Hockey Classic on Feb. 6, 2010 at Camp Randall Stadium. The UW women's hockey program will take on the Bemidji State Beavers outdoors at the stadium as part of their weekend series, while the men's program will follow against the Michigan Wolverines in what will serve as the United States Hockey Hall of Fame Game.[39]

Season Tournaments[edit]

Name Dates Num. teams Location Championship
Nutmeg Classic Nov. 27-28 4 New Haven, CT Connecticut Huskies[40]
Easton Holiday Classic Jan. 2-3 4 St. Cloud, MN No winner. Mercyhurst scored the most goals
Women's Beanpot Feb. 2-8 4 Boston, MA Harvard[41]
  • Easton Holiday Classic
Date Schools Score
Jan. 2 Minnesota State vs. Mercyhurst Mercyhurst, 8-2
Jan. 2 St. Cloud State vs. Providence Tie, 4-4
Jan. 3 Minnesota State vs. Providence Providence, 2-0
Jan. 3 St. Cloud State vs. Mercyhurst Tie, 4-4

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Rankings[edit]

October[edit]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Week of October 5 Week of October 12 Week of October 19 Week of October 26
1 Mercyhurst (140)[43] Mercyhurst (145) Mercyhurst (10) Mercyhurst (7)
2 Minnesota (139) Minnesota (139) Minnesota (5) Minnesota (7)
3 New Hampshire (115) New Hampshire (121) New Hampshire Clarkson
4 Wisconsin (112) Clarkson (90) Clarkson New Hampshire
5 St. Lawrence (71) Minnesota Duluth (87) Wisconsin Minnesota Duluth
6 Minnesota Duluth (63) Wisconsin (62) Minnesota Duluth Dartmouth
7 Clarkson (53) Dartmouth (55) St. Lawrence St. Lawrence
8 Dartmouth (40) St. Lawrence (39) Dartmouth Wisconsin
9 Harvard (28) Harvard (31) Boston University Harvard
10 Boston University (19) Boston University (28) Harvard Boston University
USA Today/USA Hockey Poll
Ranking Week of October 5 Week of October 12 Week of October 19 Week of October 26
1 Mercyhurst (16)[44] Mercyhurst (19) Mercyhurst (17) Mercyhurst (14)
2 Minnesota (2) Minnesota Minnesota (2) Minnesota (5)
3 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Clarkson
4 Wisconsin (1) Clarkson Clarkson New Hampshire
5 St. Lawrence Minnesota Duluth Wisconsin Minnesota Duluth
6 Minnesota Duluth Wisconsin Dartmouth St. Lawrence
7 Clarkson Dartmouth St. Lawrence Dartmouth
8 Dartmouth Harvard Minnesota Duluth Harvard
9 Harvard Boston University Boston University Wisconsin
10 Boston University St. Lawrence Harvard Boston University

November[edit]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Week of November 2 Week of November 9 Week of November 16 Week of November 23 Week of November 30
1 Mercyhurst (11) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (15) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (9)
2 Clarkson (3) Clarkson Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota
3 Minnesota (1) Minnesota Clarkson Clarkson New Hampshire
4 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Clarkson
5 Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth
6 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Cornell Cornell
7 Cornell Cornell Cornell Wisconsin Wisconsin
8 Boston University Boston University Boston University Northeastern Northeastern
9 Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern Boston University Harvard
10 Princeton Princeton Princeton Boston University Harvard
USA Today
Ranking Week of November 2 Week of November 9 Week of November 16 Week of November 23 Week of November 30
1 Mercyhurst (16) Mercyhurst (16) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (12)
2 Clarkson (3) Clarkson (3) Minnesota Minnesota (7)
3 New Hampshire Minnesota Clarkson New Hampshire
4 Minnesota New Hampshire New Hampshire Minnesota Duluth
5 Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Clarkson
6 Wisconsin Wisconsin Cornell Wisconsin
7 St. Lawrence Boston University Northeastern Cornell
8 Boston University Harvard Boston University Northeastern
9 Northeastern Princeton Wisconsin Harvard
10 Harvard Cornell Harvard Boston University

December[edit]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Week of December 6 Week of December 13 Week of December 20 Week of December 27
1 Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (15) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst
2 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota
3 Clarkson Clarkson Clarkson Clarkson
4 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire
5 Minnesota Duluth Harvard Harvard Harvard
6 Harvard Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
7 Wisconsin Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth
8 Cornell Cornell Cornell Cornell
9 Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern
10 Boston University Boston University Boston University Boston University
USA Today
Ranking Week of December 6 Week of December 13 Week of December 20 Week of December 27
1 Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (19) Mercyhurst (19) Mercyhurst (19)
2 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota
3 Clarkson New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire
4 New Hampshire Clarkson Clarkson Clarkson
5 Harvard Harvard Harvard
6 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin
7 Harvard Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth
8 Cornell Cornell Cornell Cornell
9 Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern
10 Syracuse Syracuse Syracuse

January[edit]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Week of January 4 Week of January 11 Week of January 18 Week of January 25
1 Mercyhurst (13) Mercyhurst (14) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (14)
2 Minnesota (2) Minnesota (1) Minnesota Minnesota (1)
3 Clarkson New Hampshire Clarkson Clarkson
4 New Hampshire Clarkson New Hampshire New Hampshire
5 Harvard Wisconsin Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota-Duluth
6 Wisconsin Harvard Harvard Northeastern
7 Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota-Duluth Wisconsin Harvard
8 Cornell Northeastern Northeastern Connecticut
9 Northeastern Connecticut Connecticut Providence
10 Boston University and Ohio State Syracuse Providence Wisconsin
USA Today
Ranking Week of January 4 Week of January 11 Week of January 18 Week of January 25
1 Mercyhurst (19) Mercyhurst (19) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (19)
2 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota
3 Clarkson New Hampshire Clarkson Clarkson
4 New Hampshire Clarkson New Hampshire Minnesota-Duluth
5 Harvard Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota-Duluth New Hampshire
6 Wisconsin Harvard Harvard Northeastern
7 Minnesota-Duluth Wisconsin Northeastern Harvard
8 Cornell Northeastern Connecticut Connecticut
9 Northeastern Providence Providence Providence
10 Ohio State Cornell Wisconsin Wisconsin

February[edit]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Week of February 1 Week of February 8 Week of February 15 Week of February 22
1 Minnesota (10) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (15) Mercyhurst (15)
2 Mercyhurst (5) Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota-Duluth
3 Clarkson Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota
4 New Hampshire Clarkson New Hampshire Harvard
5 Minnesota Duluth Harvard Harvard New Hampshire
6 Harvard New Hampshire Clarkson Clarkson
7 Northeastern Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut
8 Connecticut Providence Wisconsin Northeastern
9 Wisconsin Northeastern Northeastern Cornell
10 Providence Wisconsin Cornell Wisconsin
USA Today
Ranking Week of February 1 Week of February 8 Week of February 15 Week of February 22
1 Mercyhurst (10) Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (19) Mercyhurst (19)
2 Minnesota (9) Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Duluth
3 Clarkson Minnesota Duluth Minnesota Duluth Minnesota
4 New Hampshire Clarkson New Hampshire Harvard
5 Minnesota Duluth Harvard Clarkson New Hampshire
6 Harvard New Hampshire Harvard Clarkson
7 Northeastern Connecticut Connecticut Northeastern
8 Connecticut Northeastern Northeastern Connecticut
9 Wisconsin Cornell Cornell
10 Cornell Wisconsin Wisconsin Providence

March[edit]

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports
Ranking Week of March 2 Week of March 9 Week of March 16 Week of March 23
1 Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (14) Mercyhurst (14)
2 Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota-Duluth (1) Minnesota-Duluth (1)
3 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota
4 Harvard Harvard Harvard
5 New Hampshire Clarkson Clarkson
6 Clarkson Cornell Cornell
7 Connecticut New Hampshire New Hampshire
8 Cornell Boston University Boston University
9 Northeastern Connecticut Connecticut
10 Providence Northeastern Northeastern
USA Today
Ranking Week of March 2 Week of March 9 Week of March 16 Week of March 23
1 Mercyhurst Mercyhurst (19)
2 Minnesota-Duluth Minnesota-Duluth
3 Minnesota Minnesota
4 Harvard Harvard
5 New Hampshire New Hampshire
6 Clarkson Clarkson
7 Northeastern Connecticut
8 Connecticut Cornell
9 Cornell Northeastern
10 Providence Providence

2010 Olympics[edit]

Active players[edit]

The following active NCAA players will represent their respective countries in Ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Player NCAA school Nationality Position Goals Assists Points Finish
Meghan Agosta Mercyhurst  Canada Forward 9 6 15 Gold
Elin Holmlöv Minnesota-Duluth  Sweden Forward 4th Place
Haley Irwin Minnesota-Duluth  Canada Forward 5 1 6 Gold
Rebecca Johnston Cornell  Canada Forward 1 5 6 Gold
Jocelyne Lamoureux North Dakota  United States Forward Silver
Monique Lamoureux North Dakota  United States Forward 4 6 10 Silver
Darcia Leimgruber Maine   Switzerland Forward 5th Place
Kim Martin Minnesota-Duluth  Sweden Goaltender 4th Place
Julia Marty Northeastern   Switzerland Defense 5th Place
Stefanie Marty Syracuse   Switzerland Forward 9 2 11 5th Place
Heidi Pelttari Minnesota State  Finland Forward Bronze
Mariia Posa Minnesota State  Finland Forward Bronze
Noora Raty Minnesota  Finland Goaltender Bronze
Florence Schelling Northeastern   Switzerland Goaltender 5th Place
Nina Tikkinen[45] Minnesota State  Finland Forward Bronze
Zuzana Tomčíková Bemidji State  Slovakia Goaltender 8th
Saara Tuominen[46] Minnesota Duluth  Finland Forward Bronze
Sarah Vaillancourt Harvard  Canada Forward 3 5 8 Gold

Former players[edit]

Player NCAA school Nationality Position Goals Assists Points Medal
Gillian Apps Dartmouth  Canada Forward 3 4 7 Gold
Jennifer Botterill Harvard  Canada Forward 0 2 2 Gold
Tessa Bonhomme Ohio State  Canada Forward 2 2 4 Gold
Julie Chu Harvard  United States Forward Silver
Natalie Darwitz Minnesota  United States Forward 4 7 11 Silver
Meghan Duggan Wisconsin  United States Forward Silver
Molly Engstrom Wisconsin  United States Defence Silver
Gina Kingsbury St. Lawrence  Canada Forward 2 1 3 Gold
Hilary Knight Wisconsin  United States Forward Silver
Brianne McLaughlin[47] Robert Morris Colonials  United States Goaltender 0 0 0 Silver
Gigi Marvin Minnesota  United States Forward Silver
Meghan Mikkelson[48] Wisconsin  Canada Forward Gold
Caroline Ouellette Minnesota-Duluth  Canada Forward 2 9 11 Gold
Cherie Piper Dartmouth  Canada Forward 5 5 10 Gold
Angela Ruggiero Harvard  United States Defence Silver
Jenny Potter Minnesota Duluth  United States Forward 6 5 11 Silver
Kelli Stack Boston College  United States Forward 3 5 8 Silver
Karen Thatcher Providence  United States Defence Silver
Jessie Vetter Wisconsin  United States Goaltender Silver
Jinelle Zaugg Wisconsin  United States Forward Silver

Post-Season Tournaments[edit]

NCAA Tournament[edit]

Regionals[edit]

Date Time Teams Score Notes
March 13 2:00 pm ET Mercyhurst (29-2-3) vs. Boston University (17-8-12) Mercyhurst, 4-1[49] Bailey Bram scored two goals, including the game winner
March 13 2:00 pm CT Minnesota Duluth (28-8-2) vs. New Hampshire (19-8-5) 2-1[50] The Bulldogs fourth consecutive trip to Frozen Four
March 13 4:00 pm CT Minnesota (25-8-5) vs. Clarkson (23-11-5) 3-2 (OT)[51] Emily West scored the game-winning goal
March 13 Harvard (20-7-5) vs. Cornell (19-8-6) Cornell, 6-2[52] Will play Mercyhurst for third time this season

Frozen Four[edit]

National Semifinals
March 19
National Championship Game
March 21
           
M2 Mercyhurst 2
W1 Cornell 3
W1 Cornell 2
S1 Minnesota Duluth 3
S1 Minnesota Duluth 3
E3 Minnesota 2

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Stats leaders[edit]

Scoring[edit]

  • This is an INCOMPLETE list
Player School Goals Assists Points PIM
Vicki Bendus Mercyhurst 27 35 62[54]
Jesse Scanzano Mercyhurst 19 41 60
Emmanuelle Blais Minnesota Duluth 28 31 59[55] 36
Bailey Bram Mercyhurst 27 26 53
Hokey Langan Ohio State 25 26 51[56] 36
Kelly Paton New Hampshire 19 32 51[57]
Micaela Long New Hampshire 12 38 50
Felicia Nelson St.Cloud State 31 15 46

Goaltending[edit]

Player School Games Played Minutes Goals Against Wins Losses Ties Shutouts Save % Goals Against Average

Other[edit]

Metric Player School Number
Points per game Jesse Scanzano Mercyhurst 1.97
Goals per game Felicia Nelson St. Cloud State 0.91
Assists per game Jesse Scanzano Mercyhurst 1.36
Power play goals Felicia Nelson St. Cloud State 15
Short handed goals Vicki Bendus and Bailey Bram (tie) Mercyhurst 5
Game winning goals Emmanuelle Blais
Emily West
Minnesota-Duluth
Minnesota
10
Save percentage Victoria Vigilanti Quinnipiac .950
Goals against average Victoria Vigilanti Quinnipiac 1.25
Goalie winning percentage Hillary Pattenden Mercyhurst .871

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Awards and honors[edit]

Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Nominees[edit]

Player Position Class School
Cristin Allen D Sr. Univ. of Connecticut
Melissa Anderson F Sr. Boston Univ.
Jenni Bauer G Jr. Niagara Univ.
Vicki Bendus F Jr. Mercyhurst College
Courtney Birchard D Jr. Univ. of New Hampshire
Emmanuelle Blais F Sr. Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
Bailey Bram F So. Mercyhurst College
Kate Buesser F Jr. Harvard Univ.
Leanna Coskren D Jr. Harvard Univ.
Lauren Dahm^ G Jr. Clarkson Univ.
Brianna Delaney F So. Robert Morris Univ.
Kate Dunlop F Sr. Sacred Heart Univ.
Lauren Fontaine F Jr. Sacred Heart Univ.
Laura Fortino D Fr. Cornell Univ.
Laura Fridfinnson F Jr. Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
Laura Gersten D Sr. Rensselaer
Caitlin Hogan F Sr. St. Cloud State Univ.
Christina Kessler G Sr. Harvard Univ.
Bray Ketchum F Jr. Yale Univ.
Genevieve Lacasse G So. Providence College
Hokey Langan F Fr. The Ohio State Univ.
Micaela Long F Sr. Univ. of New Hampshire
Felicia Nelson F Sr. St. Cloud State Univ.
Sara O'Malley F Jr. Robert Morris Univ.
Sarah Parsons F Sr. Dartmouth College
Kelly Paton F Sr. Univ. of New Hampshire
Noora Räty G Fr. Univ. of Minnesota
Lauriane Rougeau D Fr. Cornell Univ.
Liza Ryabkina F Jr. Harvard Univ.
Jesse Scanzano F Jr. Mercyhurst College
Florence Schelling G So. Northeastern Univ.
Anne Schleper D So. Univ. of Minnesota
Lucy Schoedel^ G Sr. Syracuse Univ.
Britney Selina F Sr. Clarkson Univ.
Britni Smith D Sr. St. Lawrence Univ.
Jaclyn Snikeris G Jr. Yale Univ.
Natalie Spooner F So. The Ohio State Univ.
Katie Stewart F Sr. Colgate Univ.
Dominique Thibault^ F Sr. Clarkson Univ.
Allie Thunstrom F Sr. Boston College
Zuzana Tomcikova G So. Bemidji State Univ.
Amanda Trunzo^ F Jr. Dartmouth College
Sonja van der Bliek G Jr. Rensselaer
Emily West F Jr. Univ. of Minnesota
Catherine White F So. Cornell Univ.

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Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Finalists[edit]

= Indicates Winner
= Indicates Finalist
Player Position Class School
Vicki Bendus F Jr. Mercyhurst College
Emmanuelle Blais F Sr. Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
Bailey Bram F So. Mercyhurst College
Felicia Nelson F Sr. St. Cloud State Univ.
Sarah Parsons F Sr. Dartmouth College
Kelly Paton F Sr. Univ. of New Hampshire
Noora Räty G Fr. Univ. of Minnesota
Jesse Scanzano F Jr. Mercyhurst College
Florence Schelling G So. Northeastern Univ.
Britni Smith D Sr. St. Lawrence Univ.

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National and Conference Awards[edit]

Award Player School
Patty Kazmaier Award Vicki Bendus Mercyhurst
CHA Most Valuable Player Vicki Bendus[61] Mercyhurst
CHA Rookie of the Year Isabel Menard Syracuse
ECAC Most Valuable Player Catherine White Cornell
ECAC Rookie of the Year Victoria Vigilanti Quinnipiac
HEA Most Valuable Player (Tie) Kelly Paton and Florence Schelling[62] New Hampshire and Northeastern
HEA Rookie of the Year Kristina Lavoie New Hampshire
WCHA Most Valuable Player (Tie) Felicia Nelson, and Zuzana Tomcikova[63] St. Cloud State and Bemidji State
WCHA Rookie of the Year Hokey Langan Ohio State
Division I Women's Coach of the Year Doug Derragh[64] Cornell
USCHO.com Coach of the Year

All-conference honors[edit]

All-rookie team[edit]

All-America honors[edit]

First team[edit]

Player   Position   School
Noora Raty G Minnesota
Laura Fortino[67] D Cornell
Anne Schleper D Minnesota
Emmanuelle Blais[68] F Minnesota-Duluth
Vicki Bendus F Mercyhurst
Kelly Paton F New Hampshire

Second team[edit]

Player   Position   School
Florence Schelling G Northeastern
Courtney Birchard D New Hampshire
Lauriane Rougeau D Cornell
Felicia Nelson F St. Cloud State
Jesse Scanzano F Mercyhurst
Catherine White F Cornell

New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team[edit]

  • Forwards
    • Kate Buesser - Harvard
    • Ashley Cottrell - Providence
    • Jenna Cunningham - Dartmouth
    • Micaela Long - New Hampshire
    • Sarah Parsons - Dartmouth
    • Kelly Paton - New Hampshire
  • Defense
    • Cristin Allen - Connecticut
    • Courtney Birchard - New Hampshire
    • Amber Yung - Providence
    • Tara Watchorn - Boston University
  • Goalies
    • Florence Schelling - Northeastern
    • Victoria Vigilanti - Quinnipiac
  • Coach of the Year: Rick Seeley - Quinnipiac
  • Player of the Year: Kelly Paton - New Hampshire[69]

All Ivy League honors[edit]

  • First Team All-Ivy
    • F - Catherine White, Cornell
    • F - Sarah Parsons, Dartmouth
    • F - Kate Buesser, Harvard
    • D - Laura Fortino, Cornell
    • D - Lauriane Rougeau, Cornell
    • G - Amanda Mazzotta, Cornell
    • G - Jacklyn Snikeris, Yale
  • Second Team All-Ivy
    • F - Chelsea Karpenko, Cornell
    • F - Jillian Dempsey, Harvard
    • F - Bray Ketchum, Yale
    • D - Leanna Coskren, Harvard
    • D - Sasha Sherry, Princeton
    • G - Katie Jamieson, Brown
  • Honorable Mention
    • F - Danielle DiCesare, Princeton
    • F - Paula Romanchuk, Princeton
    • D - Cori Bassett, Harvard
    • D - Alyssa Clarke, Yale
    • G - Christina Kessler, Harvard
  • Player of the Year, Catherine White, Cornell
  • Rookie of the Year, Lauriane Rougeau, Cornell[70]

Frozen Four Skills Competition[edit]

The Frozen Four skills competition will be held on April 9 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

Eastern squad[edit]

  • Melissa Anderson, Boston University
  • Anna McDonald, Harvard
  • Sarah Parsons, Dartmouth
  • Kelly Paton, New Hampshire
  • Britni Smith, St. Lawrence
  • Allie Thunstrom, Boston College
  • The two goalies are:
    • Brittony Chartier, St. Lawrence
    • Melissa Haber, Boston U.

Western squad[edit]

  • Kelli Blankenship, Minnesota
  • Rachel Davis, Ohio State
  • Caitlin Hogan, St. Cloud State
  • Kyla Sanders, Wisconsin
  • Chelsea Walkland, Robert Morris
  • Ashley Young, Minnesota State Mankato .
  • The two goalies are:
    • Lauren Bradel, St. Thomas (Minnesota)
    • Lindsey Park, Wayne State[71]

See also[edit]

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