2002 NCAA National Collegiate women's ice hockey tournament

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2002 NCAA Women's National Collegiate
ice hockey tournament
2002 Frozen Four logo
Teams4
Finals site
ChampionsMinnesota–Duluth Bulldogs (2nd title)
Runner-upBrown Bears (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachShannon Miller (2nd title)
MOPKristy Zamora (Brown)
Attendance5153

The 2002 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament involved four schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of women's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. The tournament began on March 22, 2002, and ended with the championship game on March 24.[1]

Qualifying teams[edit]

The at-large bids, along with the seeding for each team in the tournament, were announced on Sunday, March 17.

Seed School Conference Record Berth Type
W1 Minnesota WCHA 28–3–5 Tournament Champion
W2 Minnesota–Duluth WCHA 22–6–4 At-large Bid
E1 Niagara ECAC Eastern 26–7–1 At-large Bid
E2 Brown ECAC 24–7–2 Tournament Champion

Brackets[edit]

Frozen Four – Durham, New Hampshire[edit]

National Semifinals[2]
March 22
National Championship[2]
March 24
      
E2 Brown 2
W1 Minnesota 1
E2 Brown 2
W2 Minnesota–Duluth 3
W2 Minnesota–Duluth 3
E1 Niagara 2 Consolation Game[2]
W1 Minnesota 2
E1 Niagara 2

Tournament awards[edit]

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • G: Tania Pinelli, Niagara
  • D: Larissa Luther, Minnesota–Duluth
  • D: Meredith Ostrander, Brown
  • F: Kelly Stephens, Minnesota
  • F: Joanne Eustace, Minnesota–Duluth
  • F: Kristy Zamora*, Brown

* Most Outstanding Player

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Division I Women's Ice Hockey Championship History". NCAA. Archived from the original on 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2009-02-20.
  2. ^ a b c "Women's Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved May 27, 2014.

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