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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.