Niagara Purple Eagles women's ice hockey

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Niagara Purple Eagles women's ice hockey
Niagara Purple Eagles women's ice hockey athletic logo
University Niagara University
Conference CHA
Head coach Josh Sciba (interim)
1st year, 0–0–0
Arena Dwyer Arena
Capacity: 2,100
Location Lewiston, New York
Colors Purple and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Frozen Four
2002
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2002
For all Niagara University sports, see Niagara Purple Eagles.

The Niagara Purple Eagles women's ice hockey team was a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represented Niagara University. The Purple Eagles were a member of College Hockey America. They played at the Dwyer Arena in Niagara University's campus (Lewiston, New York).

History[edit]

In 2002, Niagara appeared in the Frozen Four but lost in the semi-finals to Brown by a score of 4-2. Niagara tied Minnesota 2-2 in the Consolation Game. [2]
Tania Pinelli was included in the all-tournament team.

In the 2002-03 season, the team changed athletic conference from ECAC to College Hockey America.

On March 19, 2012, the school announced that it was cancelling its women's ice hockey program.[3]

Year by year[edit]

Year Wins Losses Ties Coach Postseason
2009-10 12 14 5 Chris McKenzie
2008-09 6 25 5 Margot Page
2007-08 9 22 4 Margot Page
2006-07 10 19 6 Margot Page, Heather Reinke
2005-06 11 21 4 Heather Reinke
2004-05 16 15 3 Margot Page
2003-04 9 23 3 Margot Page
2002-03 14 18 3 Margot Page
2001-02 26 8 2 Margot Page 0-1-1
2000-01 17 14 4 Margot Page
1999-2000 17 13 3 Margot Page
1998-99 11 15 2 Margot Page

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Jenni Bauer, CHA Defensive Player of the Week (November 16, 2009)[5]
  • Jenni Bauer, CHA Defensive Player of the Week (November 30, 2009)[6]
  • Jenni Bauer, CHA Defensive Player of the Week (February 1, 2010)[7]
  • Jenni Bauer, First Team All-CHA[8]
  • Amy Jack, CHA All Tournament Team (2003-2004)
  • Amy Jack, CHA Rookie of the Week (October 31,2002)
  • Kathleen Bortuzzo, CHA Rookie of the Week (Week of February 22, 2010)[9]
  • Daniela Del Colle, CHA Player of the Week (Week of February 15, 2010)[10]
  • Val Hall, 2003 CHA Player of the Year
  • Val Hall, 2003 Student-Athlete of the Year honors
  • Val Hall led all CHA players in scoring (games played against CHA opponents only) with eight points on five goals and three assists.[11]
  • Jenna Hendrikx, CHA Rookie Of The Week Award (Oct 6, 2009)[12]
  • Jenna Hendrikx, CHA Rookie Of The Week Award (Oct 26, 2009)[13]
  • Jenna Hendrikx, 2010 CHA All-Rookie Team [14]

USCHO honors[edit]

  • Ashley Riggs, 2004-05 All USCHO.com Rookie Team[15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niagara University Athletic Department Quick Facts". 2011-08-02. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  2. ^ NCAA. "NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship Tournament Records" (PDF). NCAA. Archived from the original on 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  3. ^ "Niagara University Announces Restructuring Of Athletics Programs". Niagara University. March 19, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-19. 
  4. ^ "Niagara Purple Eagles Women's Hockey:Year-By-Year". USCHO.com. Retrieved 6 April 2010. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ [2][dead link]
  7. ^ [3][dead link]
  8. ^ [4][dead link]
  9. ^ "Bortuzzo Named CHA Rookie Of The Week". February 23, 2010. Retrieved 6 April 2010. 
  10. ^ [5][dead link]
  11. ^ "History of College Hockey America". College Hockey America. Archived from the original on March 12, 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2010. 
  12. ^ http://www.purpleeagles.com/sports/whockey/release.asp?release_id=11648
  13. ^ [6][dead link]
  14. ^ [7][dead link]
  15. ^ "USCHO.com's 2004-05 D-I Women's Year-End Honors :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online". USCHO.com. 2005-03-22. Retrieved 2015-10-07. 

External links[edit]

NU Women's Ice Hockey