July 16: Lisa Chesson, a former defenseman for Ohio State, has been invited to the 2009 USA Hockey Women’s National Festival, Aug. 18-24 in Blaine, Minn. The National Team will compete in the Qwest Tour, a 10-game domestic tour that begins Sept. 25 and ends just prior to the start of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.
July 29: Ohio State women’s hockey forward Laura McIntosh has managed to step away from the ice this summer. McIntosh is the third baseman for Team Ontario, made up of the best softball players in the province. The Waterloo native, who led the Buckeyes in points during her freshman season last year, is the only college-aged member of the team who doesn’t play college softball.
August 17: Natalie Spooner, earned a place on Canada's National Women's Under-22 Team for the second time in as many years.
August 31: Four Buckeyes are on the top international teams in women's hockey are gathered in Vancouver, British Columbia. They will compete for the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup beginning Monday, with the gold medal game Sunday, Sept. 6. Three of the Buckeyes are former Ohio State defensemen: Tessa Bonhomme on Team Canada, Lisa Chesson on Team USA and Emma Laaksonen on Team Finland. Incoming freshman forward Minttu Tuominen is on Team Finland. The Hockey Canada Cup is being used as a test event for the Games.
September 9: The WCHA announced that Ohio State defenseman Shannon Reilly and forwards Laura McIntosh and Natalie Spooner have been named as WCHA All-Stars. The three players are among 22 players from the conference to face the 2009-10 U.S Women’s National Team in St. Paul, Minn. on September 25.
November 7: The Buckeyes moved into second place in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association standings after defeating North Dakota by a score of 3-1 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
December 17:Lisa Chesson, a defenseman for the Ohio State women's hockey team from 2005-08, has been named to the U.S. Olympic Women's Team.
December 22: Former Buckeye All-American Tessa Bonhomme, a defenseman for Ohio State from 2004-08, has been nominated to the Canadian National Women's Team for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games announced.
In her junior season, Christina Mancuso had a career highs in points with ten (four goals and six assists). Nine of her points were against WCHA opponents (three goals, six assists). The Buckeyes won seven of the eight games in which Mancuso had a point . On October 16, Mancuso had the first multiple-point game of her career with two assists in 5-2 win at Bemidji State. The first shorthanded goal of her career was scored against the Robert Morris Colonials on January 2. January 15 was her second multi-point game as she scored a goal and assist in 6-0 shutout at Minnesota State.
As a sophomore, Laura McIntosh played in all 37 games and led the team with 35 assists. It was the second-highest total in a season by a Buckeye. The 35 assists also led the entire WCHA. Her 45 points ranked second on the team in pointsShe had 11 multiple-point games and eight contests with multiple assists . On the power play, McIntosh collected 18 points, including 16 assists, for the second-most power play points on the Buckeyes . McIntosh carried an eight-game point streak into the 2010-11 season . In the NCAA, she ranked fifth in assists per game (0.95) and 19th in points per game (1.22). In WCHA conference games, her 37 points tied for third. In the first five games of the season, McIntosh had four assists. She factored into all three goals in 5-3 loss at Wisconsin on October 24. On October 30–31, the Buckeyes swept Minnesota State and McIntosh had a five-point series (1 goal, 4 assists).