June 14: With eight players having graduated in 2009, the Yale women's ice hockey team began to recruit for the Class of 2013. Eight incoming freshmen will join the roster for 2009-10. The eight are Erin Callahan, Emily DesMeules, Jamie Gray, Jen Matichuk, Danielle Moncion, Tara Tomimoto, Natalie Wedell, and Alyssa Zupon.
July 9: Two former Yale Bulldogs were invited to USA Hockey's National Festival. Forward Crysti Howser and defenseman Helen Resor are among the group of 41 elite players who will head to Blaine, Minn., Aug. 18-24 for a series of practices and games. After the National Festival 23 of those players will be chosen to go on the Qwest Tour as the U.S. Women's National Team, and 21 of those players then will be selected to play for Team USA in the 2010 Olympics. Resor is one of nine players on the National Festival roster who have played in the Olympics before.
January 8: Mandi Schwartz returned to Yale on Jan. 8 after a year away from school battling leukemia.
February 10, 2010: Yale women's hockey head coach Hilary Witt was inducted into the Women's Beanpot Hall of Fame. The induction honors her performance as a player for Northeastern in the annual tournament featuring the four Boston-area women's hockey teams. The ceremony was held prior to the Beanpot Championship game at Harvard's Bright Center.