The RIT Tigers women's ice hockey team is one of two hockey teams representing Rochester Institute of Technology in suburban Rochester, New York. The team is moving to NCAA Division I women's ice hockey as a member of College Hockey America, after many years at Division III as part of the ECAC West conference. The head coach is former Niagara University player Scott McDonald.
RIT added women's varsity hockey for the 1975–1976 season. After many years in the ECAC East, RIT moved to the ECAC West league for the 2007–2008 season. The team made three NCAA tournament appearances at the Division III level, in 2007, 2011, and 2012, with a record of 5-2 in tournament games. They lost their lone game in the 2007 campaign to Amherst College. In their 2011 campaign, the lady Tigers lost at home, in the Frozen Four final, to Norwich University. In 2012, the Tigers won their first national championship, also on home ice, and also against Norwich University. It was the third-ever national championship for RIT's athletic program and first in women's sports.
On March 20, 2012, RIT announced that the women's team would move up to Division I for the 2012–13 season, as the men's team did six years prior. The Tigers have been admitted to the College Hockey America conference.
The team has not had a losing season since 1994–95.
Season-by-season results 
Current roster 
Template:RIT Tigers women's ice hockey roster
Award winners 
Laura Hurd Award winners 
ECAC West 
Tournament MVP 
School records 
Player histories 
Sarah Dagg was recognized as the 2011 ECAC West Player of the Year after contributing to the Tigers program-record 26 wins. In addition, she helped the Tigers to their first conference regular season and post-season championships. Her points total for the season was 18 goals and 24 assists in 30 games.
In her senior season, Dagg advanced to the 2011 NCAA Division III Championship game. In her four seasons at RIT, the Tigers accumulated a won-loss record of 85-17-7, while finishing as the Tigers all-time leading scorer.Her career totals stand at 63 goals and 91 assists, while competing in 109 games. She is the Tigers all-time assists leader while recording three consecutive forty point seasons. In addition, she is second all-time at RIT with 20 power-play goals, while she stands tied at first place in shorthanded goals with nine.
CWHL Draft picks 
See also 
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