2008–09 College Hockey America women's ice hockey season

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In the 2008-09 season, Syracuse University joined the conference. The Mercyhurst Lakers were both the CHA regular-season and tournament champions. The Lakers were 16-0-0 in conference play.[1]

News and notes[edit]

  • With the addition of the Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey program, the conference schedule increased to 16 games (four games each against the other four schools). In addition, the conference tournament expanded to three days.


  • Mercyhurst Lakers player and Olympic gold medallist Meghan Agosta was acknowledged as CHA Player of the Year. Agosta led the NCAA in points per game (2.44), goals per game (1.28), assists per game (1.16) and game-winning goals (10).
  • Wayne State Warriors defender Natalie Payne tied for the NCAA lead in points per game by a defender. She registered 32 points in 32 contests.



Margot Page would be in her final year as head coach.


CHA Tournament[edit]

The Mercyhurst Lakers were the CHA tournament champions. In the semifinals, the Lakers disposed of Niagara by an 8-2 mark. In the final, the Lakers defeated Wayne State by a 6-1 score. The tournament was played in Erie, Pennsylvania.

NCAA Tournament[edit]


  1. ^ "History of College Hockey America". College Hockey America. Archived from the original on March 12, 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2010. 

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