2002 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament

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2002 NCAA National Collegiate Women's
Ice Hockey Tournament
2002 Frozen Four logo
2002 Frozen Four logo
Teams 4
Finals Site Whittemore Center
Durham, New Hampshire
Champions Minnesota–Duluth (2nd title, 2nd title game,
2nd Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Brown (1st title game,
1st Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Minnesota (1st Frozen Four)
Niagara (1st Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Shannon Miller (2nd title)
MOP Kristy Zamora (Brown)
Attendance 5,153
NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournaments
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The 2002 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament involved four schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of women's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. The tournament began on March 22, 2002, and ended with the championship game on March 24.[1]

Qualifying teams[edit]

The at-large bids, along with the seeding for each team in the tournament, were announced on Sunday, March 17.

Seed School Conference Record Berth Type
W1 Minnesota WCHA 28–3–5 Tournament Champion
W2 Minnesota–Duluth WCHA 22–6–4 At-large Bid
E1 Niagara ECAC Eastern 26–7–1 At-large Bid
E2 Brown ECAC 24–7–2 Tournament Champion


Frozen Four – Durham, New Hampshire[edit]

  National Semifinals[2]
March 22
    National Championship[2]
March 24
  E2  Brown 2  
  W1  Minnesota 1    
      E2  Brown 2
      W2  Minnesota–Duluth 3
  W2  Minnesota–Duluth 3    
  E1  Niagara 2   Consolation Game[2]
W1  Minnesota 2
  E1  Niagara 2

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • G: Tania Pinelli, Niagara
  • D: Larissa Luther, Minnesota–Duluth
  • D: Meredith Ostrander, Brown
  • F: Kelly Stephens, Minnesota
  • F: Joanne Eustace, Minnesota–Duluth
  • F: Kristy Zamora, Brown*

* Most Outstanding Player(s)


  1. ^ "Division I Women's Ice Hockey Championship History". NCAA. Archived from the original on 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2009-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Women's Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 

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