2003 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament

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2003 NCAA Women's Division I
Ice Hockey Tournament
Teams 4
Finals Site
Champions Minnesota–Duluth (3rd title)
Runner-Up Harvard (1st title game)
Winning coach Shannon Miller (3rd title)
MOP Caroline Ouellette Minnesota–Duluth

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. ^ https://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.