2003 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament

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2003 NCAA National Collegiate Women's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Duluth, Minnesota
Champions Minnesota–Duluth (3rd title, 3rd title game,
3rd Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Harvard (1st title game,
2nd Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Dartmouth (2nd Frozen Four)
Minnesota (2nd Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Shannon Miller (3rd title)
MOP Caroline Ouellette (Minnesota–Duluth)
NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournaments
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The 2003 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. It began on March 21, 2003, and ended with the championship game on March 23. A total of four games were played.

Frozen Four[edit]

  National Semifinals
March 21
    National Championship
March 23
  2  Harvard 6  
  3  Minnesota 1    
      2  Harvard 3
      1  Minnesota–Duluth 4**
  1  Minnesota–Duluth 5    
  4  Dartmouth 2   Consolation Game
3  Minnesota 2
  4  Dartmouth 4

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)


  • UMD made women's hockey history as the Bulldogs won their third straight NCAA Frozen Four tournament. The Bulldogs defeated Harvard in a double overtime win 4–3.[1] The game was held in Duluth, Minnesota in front of the largest crowd in women's hockey NCAA history (5,167).[2] Nora Tallus scored the game winner 4:19 into the second overtime.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

* Most Outstanding Player(s)


  1. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2003/03/24/sports/hockey-minnesota-duluth-makes-it-three-straight.html
  2. ^ "Memorable Moments". Minnesota Duluth Athletics. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2010.