March 8: Two teams from the WCHA competed for the 10th NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship. The University of Minnesota was the host school for the 2010 Frozen Four, to which was held on March 19 and 21 at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. WCHA Tournament champion University of Minnesota Duluth, and at-large selection Minnesota was one of the eight competing teams.
Minnesota Duluth (28–8–2) was seeded Number 2 who hosted the New Hampshire Wildcats (19–8–5) on Saturday, March 13. The Golden Gophers (25–8–5) were the number 3 seed, and hosted the Clarkson Golden Eagles (23–11–5), on March 13. Minnesota Duluth won the Forzen Four for the first three years that the tournament was held (2001, 2002 and 2003). The Golden Gophers proceeded to win the next two Frozen Four tournaments (2004 and 2005).
Saara Tuominen and Jaime Rasmussen were the only players to have had two points in the championship game. Two records were set in the championship game. The game set an NCAA Frozen Four record for longest game at four hours and twenty-four minutes. Cornell goaltender Amanda Mazzotta set a record for most saves in an NCAA Championship game with 61 saves. The former record holder was Bulldog goaltender Patricia Sautter. She had the old record of 41 set in 2003.