Part of the first draft class in the history of the Vanke Rays, one of two expansion teams from China gracing the ice in the CWHL, Emma Woods certainly emerged as a high value pick. Definitely, the Rays acquired a player in Woods with more than just a fundamentally sound game. Bringing a strong work ethic and a tremendous sense of pride in her work, Woods’ character is renowned among her teammates. Certainly, the dedication to hard work emanated from the fact that she was raised in a dairy farm outside Burford, Ontario.
As the Boston Blades continue the admirable duty of rebuilding, assembling the pieces that shall ensure a proud return to the peak of professional women’s ice hockey, the addition of Courtney Turner brought with it multiple facets. Selected first overall in the 2017 edition of the CWHL Draft, Turner became part of a unique sorority.
TROY, N.Y. - The Rensselaer women's ice hockey team held a year-end banquet to celebrate the 2017-18 season, where seven awards were presented to seven different student-athletes. Earning the team's highest honor, Most Valuable Player was senior forward Shayna Tomlinson.
WAKEFIELD, Mass. - Backstopping the Clarkson defense en route to back-to-back Division I National Championship titles, Golden Knights senior goaltender Shea Tiley (Owen Sound, Ontario) posted a 5-0-0 record during the final stretch drive of the season and was named the Hockey Commissioners’ Association National Division 1 Player of the Month for March, while teammate Elizabeth Giguere was tabbed with rookie honors.
A Championship Season was celebrated by the Clarkson University Women's Hockey team earlier this week as the two-time defending National Champions held their annual season-ending award ceremony at the President's House on Monday.
HAMDEN, Conn. — The Quinnipiac women's ice hockey team hosted its annual banquet and senior celebration at the University Club at the Quinnipiac University Sports Center on Sunday, April 15. The program highlighted the remarkable careers of six individuals, celebrating their 93-39-17 record over four years, two NCAA appearances, three Nutmeg Classic Championships and an ECAC Regular and Post-Season Championship. The event included a season in review, a presentation of four major awards, and the introduction of the 2018-19 captains.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With 51 life-saving marrow donations through its first nine years, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale had given people plenty of reasons to celebrate heading into the 10th annual drive Thursday. This year's edition was another success, as the Bulldogs added 464 more potential donors to the Be The Match Registry®.
BOSTON - The men's ice hockey programs from ECAC Hockey's Colgate University and Princeton University and Hockey East's University of New Hampshire and Northeastern University are slated to compete in fifth iteration of the annual Northern Irish Connections Friendship Four Tournament to be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland it was announced today.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The women's hockey team recently held its annual awards banquet to honor the accomplishments and achievements of the 2017-18 squad. The celebration included the delegation of six postseason awards which were handed out to seven different players.
BOSTON – The Harvard women's hockey team held its annual year-end banquet last weekend, celebrating the 2017-18 season, honoring the senior class and recognizing team award winners. The banquet was held at the Harvard Club of Boston and drew numerous friends and family to celebrate the team's accomplishments this past season.
TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has named Bryan Vines the head women's ice hockey coach. Vines was the interim head coach for the Engineers' women's hockey team for the 2017-18 season.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women's hockey team announced its team awards at the program's banquet on Monday night. Sophomore Calla Isaac (Sherwood Park, Alberta) was selected as the squad's Most Improved Player while junior Cara Najjar (Stoneham, Mass.) earned the Tara Mounsey Best Defenseman honor.
LONDON (Reuters) – Traditional sports can learn a lot from esports in using virtual world technology to stay relevant for younger audiences, says former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero.
BOSTON, Mass. – The Harvard women's hockey team gave back to the Boston community on Sunday night, partnering with Viga Italian Eatery to make over 3,500 sandwiches for the thousands of volunteers at the Boston Marathon.
TROY, N.Y. - Kira Bombay, a student-athlete on the ice hockey team, has been chosen as the recipient of the Frederick M. Nussbaum Class of 1930 Memorial Award for Outstanding Volunteerism. The award is granted to an outstanding junior Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student in recognition of their volunteer activities at Rensselaer and civic involvement in bettering the community in and around the Institute.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today that Katie Guay (Mansfield, Mass.) has been named director of philanthropy for The USA Hockey Foundation, a charitable and educational nonprofit corporation that provides long-range financial support for USA Hockey and promotes the growth of hockey in the United States.
Having attained All-America status while skating for St. Lawrence University, Brooke Webster followed up such a prestigious achievement by contributing towards a compelling chapter in hockey history. With the CWHL adding a pair of internationally-based expansion teams, the Kunlun Red Star and the Vanke Rays (the first professional women’s’ teams to hail from China),
The NWHL season may have just wrapped up, but that doesn’t mean that the league’s players aren’t still helping to “grow the game”. That particular phrase has become a mantra – even a beacon of sorts – as NWHL players generously offer their time and their hearts in order to develop both interest level and skill sets for younger generations. In essence, “grow the game” is a cornerstone to the foundation of the NWHL.
After completing my first season as a Princeton Tiger, the bitterness of only having three remaining seasons playing my favorite sport is trumped by my genuine excitement for September to roll around and commence my sophomore year. Although our season came to a halt quicker than we all had hoped, I cannot help but be proud of how we finished and all that we have accomplished this year.
NEWARK, N.J. – Colgate women's hockey alumnae Kiira Dosdall '09 and Kimberly Sass '12 claimed the 2018 Isobel Cup Sunday for the Metropolitan Riveters. They downed the defending-champion Buffalo Beauts, 1-0, at Barnabas Health Hockey House to earn their first National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) title.
At 2:49 into overtime of the CWHL Championship, Bobcat alumna Nicole Kosta '16 (Mississauga, Ontario) intercepted a breakout pass, transitioned to the net and fed a backhand pass to teammate Laura Stacey, who beat the Kunlun Red Star goaltender high over her glove to capture a 2-1 victory and the Markham Thunder's first-ever Clarkson Cup.
All are welcome to help celebrate a fantastic year for Clarkson University Hockey with a season-ending Skate With A Knight with both the Clarkson Men and Women's Hockey teams at Cheel Arena on Monday, beginning at 6:00 p.m.