"When I first started my career, I never thought of myself as a girl wrestler," Jessica Medina tells me. "I thought of myself as one of the guys on the team. I think that was because I had to survive in that world, so I had to take on that
On Wednesday, Boston Blades general manager Krista Patronick announced she would be leaving for a Director of Hockey Operations position with Colgate women's hockey. Patronick took over the Blades two years ago, where she inherited a program in the rebuilding phase.
One of her first moves was hiring Brian McCloskey
Recently, the CWHL announced its international expansion to China. The league will now feature a Kunlun Red Star team, to begin play this coming season. If you haven't already read Zoe's piece on the news -- check it out for more details.
Following the league's press conference, fans and media
Slowly but surely, the NWHL is progressing toward its third season. The biggest recent news: a partnership between the league and Twitter.
The partnership, announced on June 20, will see 19 NWHL games broadcast live on Twitter in the 2017-2018 season. This will include 16 regular-season games, as well as
For several weeks prior to Monday's official announcement about the CWHL's addition of an expansion team in Shenzhen, China, the news was being leaked in the international press -- namely on Chinese sports websites and in the Finnish news, as first reported by The Ice Garden.
The CWHL kept mum
This is Part 2 of an informal series we are doing this summer about officials in women's ice hockey. Part 1, on how the pro leagues are expanding opportunities for officials, is here.
Krissy Morrison wants to officiate in the Olympics. In order to reach that goal, she has to
The NWHL's restricted free agency period has now ended, with 18 players re-signing with their respective clubs prior to June 1. Unrestricted free agency is now open and the league's draft will be held on August 17.
All four teams still have plenty of work to do in order to
In front of a record crowd of nearly 12,000, Maryland was able to redeem its loss in the title game last season by defeating Boston College to complete their undefeated run with a national championship.
The high-scoring title game also broke the record for most goals in a half,
It's a season of surprises in women's college lacrosse, as evidenced by some of the teams we will see in the Final Four from Foxborough, Massachusetts starting on Friday. Boston College and Navy shocked the lacrosse world by advancing, while traditional powerhouse Maryland will face Penn State.
Both games are
PHOTO CREDIT: Beverly Schaefer/Courtesy of Princeton Athletics
This year marks the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that has significantly improved the ability of girls and women to participate in sports. Their participation in college athletics has grown seven-fold in the past 45 years, according to a