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.
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
Sidney Peters is living a lot of young goalies' dreams. She's the starting goalie for the University of Minnesota women's hockey team, and she's about to play in the Frozen Four with a chance at another national championship.
But it's been a long road to happiness and success. Beyond the
With six schools atop the strength of schedule rankings for 2017, goaltending in the WCHA may be more difficult than in any other conference in the country. Four of the seven forwards named to the Patty Kazmaier top-ten list in 2017 were from the WCHA.
Wisconsin's Ann-Renée Desbiens, Minnesota-Duluth's Maddie