March 15, 2012

NCAA Women's Championship Central: ECAC East Champion Norwich Cadets

NORTHFIELD, Vt. - Follow the Norwich University Cadets' run during the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championship.

NCAA Announcement ; Interactive Bracket ; Printable Bracket ; NCAA Championship Page

National Rankings: USCHO.com ; D3hockey.com ; NCAA: Regional ; Souvenir Program

Norwich (26-2-1 overall), which is ranked second in the USCHO.com and D3hockey.com national polls, will play No. 5/6 Gustavus Adolphus (24-2-2) in an NCAA semifinal matchup at 7 p.m. Friday at Ritter Arena on the RIT campus. The Cadets are an automatic qualifier after winning their third ECAC Women’s East Tournament title , defeating arch-rival Manhattanville, 6-3. Video ; Audio ; Live Stats ; Tickets (at the door or phone 585-475-4121).

Norwich Website ; Gustavus Website ; National Statistics ; NU Stats ; GAC Stats

Cadets Team Page ; Gusties Team Page ; NU Roster / Schedule ; GAC Roster / Schedule

Norwich PreviewGustavus Adolphus Notes

NCAA Championship Schedule/Results
National Quarterfinals (Saturday, March 10)

at RIT 5, Concordia-Minnesota 2  Boxscore ; RIT Recap ; Concordia-Minnesota Recap

at Norwich 5, Amherst 0  Boxscore ; Norwich Recap ; Amherst Recap

at Gustavus Adolphus 4, Wisconsin-River Falls 2  Boxscore ; GAC Recap ; UWRF Recap

Plattsburgh 4, at Middlebury 2  Boxscore ; Plattsburgh Recap ; Middlebury Recap 

National Semifinals at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. (Friday, March 16)

RIT def. Plattsburgh, 2-1 (ot)  Boxscore ; RIT Recap ; Plattsburgh Recap

Norwich def. Gustavus Adolphus, 4-3 (ot)  Boxscore ; Norwich Recap ; GAC Recap

National Finals at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. (Saturday, March 17)

3rd-Place Game: Plattsburgh def. Gustavus Adolphus, 4-3 (ot)  BOX ; PSUC Recap ; GAC Recap

Championship Game:  RIT def. Norwich, 4-1  Boxscore ; RIT Recap ; Norwich Recap