• Garin Hat Paces Pipers To NCAA D-III Semis
    March 09, 2019
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Molly Garin put on a show stopping performance for a full house at TRIA Rink Saturday. The freshman forward recorded her second hat trick of the season and Bre Simon added a goal and three assists as the Hamline women's hockey team sealed a return to the NCAA D-III semifinals with a 5-1 win over Wis-River Falls.
  • Women's playoffs: First round Friday in the NCHA and WIAC
    February 23, 2018
    Friday's slate featured just five contests, all opening round affairs in the NCHA and WIAC. Four clubs emerged as winners in game one of their series, while another ended in a tie. Photo: Steve Frommell for d3photography.com
  • Red Alert
    February 11, 2018
    The Johnnies surge to the front of the MIAC, more conferences get clinched, and a few other notable results could impact the course of business on the regional ranking calls in the coming week. Photo: Ryan Coleman, d3photography.com
  • Pay the Piper(s)
    November 04, 2017
    Hamline stuns the Pointers on an otherwise unsurprising night where ranked teams defeated unranked or lower ranked teams in all other instances, even if a few didn't have the wins come easy. Photo: Ryan Coleman, D3photography.com
  • Sibley, Davis claim top AHCA honors
    March 16, 2017
    UW-River Falls' senior forward Dani Sibley has been named the 2017 Laura Hurd Award winner, while Adrian's Chad Davis received Coach of the Year honors as the AHCA annual awards were announced at the Frozen Four banquet in Adrian on Thursday night. Photo: d3photography.com
  • Laura Hurd Award finalists announced
    March 14, 2017
    The American Hockey Coaches Association has named the finalists for this year's award, which is presented annually to the best Division III women's player in the country. Photo: Caleb Williams, d3photography.com
  • Gustavus upsets River Falls to advance to Frozen Four
    March 10, 2017
    A pair of third period power play goals and 38 saves by goaltender Amanda DiNella helped lift Gustavus Adolphus to a 3-2 NCAA quarterfinal win at No. 3 UW-River Falls. The win advances the Golden Gusties to their first Frozen Four since 2013. Photo: Gustavus Adolphus Athletics
  • River Falls advances to WIAC championship with 3-0 victory over Superior
    February 25, 2017
    UW River Falls scored twice in the first period and never looked back en route to a 3-0 victory in game two of the Falcons' WIAC quarterfinal series against UW Superior. The Falcons advance to host UW-Eau Claire in the championship.
  • Blu Light Special
    November 19, 2016
    A stunner in the Women's WIAC, a tough day in Boston, and a few NESCAC men's and women's teams make some early noise. That and more as we wrap up the remainder of your Saturday, beyond the inter-top 10 matchups. Photo: Steve Frommell, D3photography.com
  • D3hockey.com Women's All-Americans 2016
    April 28, 2016
    Last week, we named the best in each region. Now, we throw geography aside to name the best in the nation. Here they are, our 2016 Women's All-America Teams! Photo: Castleton Athletics
  • Third time's still a charm
    March 19, 2016
    Make it three in a row for Plattsburgh State as the Cardinals pulled away for a 5-1 win over UW-River Falls in the NCAA championship game on Saturday night. . Photo: Plattsburgh State Athletics.
  • Kinsel's OT game-winner lifts Falcons to lofty heights
    March 18, 2016
    A Chloe Kinsel power play goal 9:36 into overtime handed UW-River Falls a 4-3 win over Elmira and propelled the Falcons to their first-ever NCAA tournament championship game. Photo: UW-River Falls Athletics
  • 2016 AHCA Women's All-Americans released
    March 17, 2016
    Along with the individual awards, The AHCA also announced this year's All-American teams. Plattsburgh and Lake Forest landed at the head of the class, and less than a quarter of the honorees were seniors. Photo: Jeff Melnik, D3photography
  • 2016 Women's NCAA tournament coverage
    March 16, 2016
    Just three games remain before a national champion will be crowned. While the anticipation builds, sit back and get caught up on all NCAA tournament-related goings on right here, all in one central place. Photo: Jeff Melnik for d3photography.com
  • Women's Frozen Four Preview: Elmira v. UW-River Falls
    March 16, 2016
    In Friday's late semifinal, the Soaring Eagles and Falcons will face off in what is a re-match of last year's semi that saw Elmira claim a 3-2 win.
  • UW-River Falls off to another Frozen Four
    March 11, 2016
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- The Falcons are on their way to the Frozen Four for the third year in a row as they topped St. Thomas 4-1 in a NCAA quarterfinal on Friday night. Photo: Steve Frommell for d3photography.com
  • Women's quarterfinal previews: The right half
    March 10, 2016
    Three West Region teams are featured on the right half of the bracket as Adrian hosts Elmira in one quarterfinal while familiar foes UW-River Falls and St. Thomas meet in the other. Photo: Mike Dickie Photography
  • UW-River Falls claims O'Brien Cup with 4-1 win over UW-Stevens Point
    March 05, 2016
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The UW-River Falls Women's hockey team beat UW-Stevens Point to win the WIAC postseason championship on Saturday night.
  • D3hockey.com Women's Team of the Week: 3/1
    March 01, 2016
    A pair of Beacons, a Laker, a Pioneer, a Royal, and a Falcon would comprise an unusual group of characters in real life. So we put them on our Women's Team of the Week instead! Photo: Colleen Koen for UMass-Boston Athletics
  • Blugolds and Falcons skate to 3-3 tie
    February 27, 2016
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's hockey team took the ice to face the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for round two of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) semifinal game on Saturday afternoon. Eau Claire and River Falls ended in an overtime draw with a final score of 3-3.
  • Blugolds fall to UW-River Falls
    February 26, 2016
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's hockey team took the ice for their first Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Semifinal game on Friday afternoon and fell 4-1 to the No. 1 seed University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
  • D3hockey.com Women's Team of the Week: Feb 23
    February 23, 2016
    We're headed West for our Team of the Week, as all of our winners come from the West region, or from the ECAC West. Photo: Caleb Williams, D3photography.com
  • Changing of the Guard
    January 30, 2016
    The nation's longest men's unbeaten streak concludes in Hartford, the new holder of that claim comes from behind to win at home in the Empire State, and much, much more in our Saturday wrap.
  • Mid-week quartet delivers
    January 27, 2016
    There were just four games on Wednesday night, but they featured a West Region showdown between ranked women's teams, two shootouts between ECAC Northeast league contenders, and a win for a top ten men's team. Photo: d3photography.com
  • Fit to be tied
    December 11, 2015
    Marquee men's games lived up to their billing, as both contests between ranked teams ended in ties, plus, the two ranked women's teams in action use late heroics to overcome their challengers.
  • UWRF Receives Women's Ice Hockey Preseason Nod
    October 22, 2015
    University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the two-time defending conference champion, is the preseason pick to claim the 2016 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) women's ice hockey title, based on a preseason poll conducted by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
  • UW-River Falls downs Norwich 4-3 to claim third place
    March 21, 2015
    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Saturday evening showcased the NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Third Place game between UW-River Falls and Norwich which saw the Falcons top the Cadets, 4-3.
  • Elmira comes back yet again to advance
    March 20, 2015
    For the second week in a row the Soaring Eagles came back from a two-goal deficit, this time to score a 3-2 win over UW-River Falls and advance to Saturday's national championship game.
  • Women's Frozen Four Preview: Elmira v. UW-River Falls
    March 15, 2015
    In Friday's second semifinal, season-long title contender Elmira squares off with a UW-Falls club that is unbeaten in its last 17 games.
  • Heavyweights advance to Women's Frozen Four
    March 14, 2015
    Plattsburgh, Norwich, Elmira and UW-River Falls have all advance to next weekend's Frozen Four, though in the case of Elmira it took a dramatic overtime game-winner.
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