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Women’s D-III picks Jan. 24: St. Thomas and Gustavus face off in key MIAC battle

St. Thomas has been flirting with being ranked in the poll all season, and the Tommies currently sit atop the MIAC. Gustavus will try to knock them from that perch, and will depend on the goaltending of Katie McCoy to do it.
Women’s D-III: St. Thomas readies for tough second half

Women’s D-III: St. Thomas readies for tough second half

St. Thomas resumed its MIAC schedule last weekend and is preparing for a tough second half that includes series with No. 5 Gustavus Adolphus and No. 9 Hamline. The program also faces uncertainty as the university considers moving to D-I after being removed from the MIAC last May.
Women’s D-III picks Jan. 17: No. 2 Middlebury faces No. 1 Plattsburgh this week

Women’s D-III picks Jan. 17: No. 2 Middlebury faces No. 1 Plattsburgh this week

No. 2 Middlebury travels to No. 1 Plattsburgh in a rematch of the championship of the Panther/Cardinal Classic, while home-and-homes between St. Thomas/Saint Mary's and Williams/Amherst highlight other action.
Women’s D-III: Wisconsin-Superior having success against top teams

Women’s D-III: Wisconsin-Superior having success against top teams

On the heels of winning their first game this season against a top-10 team, the Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets are looking to carry that momentum forward into a huge home-and-home with No. 5 Wisconsin-Eau Claire, whom the Yellowjackets lost to in overtime in November.
Repeat nominees Burke, Brosseau, Varney headline 2020 Hockey Humanitarian Award candidates

Repeat nominees Burke, Brosseau, Varney headline 2020 Hockey Humanitarian Award candidates

The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation on Monday announced 13 nominees for the 2020 Hockey Humanitarian Award (photo: Jim Rosvold).
Women’s D-III weekend wrap Jan. 11: Wisconsin-Superior scores upset, Elmira edges Norwich

Women’s D-III weekend wrap Jan. 11: Wisconsin-Superior scores upset, Elmira edges Norwich

Wisconsin-Superior upset No. 4 Gustavus Adolphyus, No. 10 Colby struggled to a tie and win against Wesleyan, and No. 7 Emira beat No. 3 Norwich . Candace recaps the weekend action.
Women’s D-III picks Jan. 10: Norwich-Elmira rematch among the highlights

Women’s D-III picks Jan. 10: Norwich-Elmira rematch among the highlights

There are interesting games on the docket between teams on the bubble and ranked teams, as well as a rematch between Elmira and Norwich this weekend. Candace Horgan picks the games.
Women’s D-III: Defending champs Plattsburgh start second half on right foot

Women’s D-III: Defending champs Plattsburgh start second half on right foot

No. 1 Plattsburgh started its second half with big wins over No. 3 Norwich and No. 6 Adrian en route to capturing the East-West Hockey Classic. The Cardinals, the defending national champs, have only one loss this season.
Women’s D-III wrap Jan. 7: Plattsburgh rolls over ranked opponents

Women’s D-III wrap Jan. 7: Plattsburgh rolls over ranked opponents

Plattsburgh rolled over No. 3 Norwich and No. 6 Adrian en route to winning the East-West Hockey Classic. Elsewhere, Endicott survived Hamilton and No. 10 Hamline and No. 7 Wisconsin-River Falls swept series.
Women’s D-III picks Jan. 3: East/West Showcase highlights action

Women’s D-III picks Jan. 3: East/West Showcase highlights action

The East/West Showcase features four of the top 10 teams in the country, and kicks off with No. 1 Plattsburgh facing No. 3 Norwich. Candace picks those games and more.
Women’s D-III: Norwich looks to flip script in second-half opener as Conway sets sight on records

Women’s D-III: Norwich looks to flip script in second-half opener as Conway sets sight on records

Under former Norwich standout Sophie Leclerc, currently in her rookie season as head coach, the No. 3 Norwich Cadets are off to a 10-1 start. Leclerc may see one of her current players, Amanda Conway, surpass her in career points. Conway recently broke the Norwich record for goal-scoring, and is currently third all-time in points, trailing her current coach and Julie Fortier. It sets up intriguing storylines ahead of Norwich's second-half opener against No. 1 Plattsburgh.
Women’s D-III picks Dec. 6: midweek ranked battles highlight action

Women’s D-III picks Dec. 6: midweek ranked battles highlight action

Midweek battles between No. 5 Wisconsin-Eau Claire and No. 9 Hamline and No. 4 Gustavus Adolphus and No. 7 Wisconsin-River Falls highlight the action this weekend.
Women’s D-III: Wisconsin-Eau Claire grinding through top teams

Women’s D-III: Wisconsin-Eau Claire grinding through top teams

No. 5 Wisconsin-Eau Claire is in the midst of a stretch of five straight games against ranked teams. Thanks to a strong defense and team depth, the Blugolds have so far run through the teams without a loss.
Women’s D-III wrap Dec. 2: Middlebury wins first Panther/Cardinal Classic since 2005

Women’s D-III wrap Dec. 2: Middlebury wins first Panther/Cardinal Classic since 2005

No. 8 Middlebury captured the Panther/Cardinal Classic by tying No. 2 Adrian and defeating No. 1 Plattsburgh. No. 6 Wisconsin-Eau Claire blanked No. 5 Elmira, and No. 7 Wisconsin-River Falls topped No. 2 Adrian, 4-2, while Lake Forest upset No. 10 St. Thomas, adding to the potential rankings chaos.
Women’s D-III picks Nov. 29: Top 10 battles in tournaments highlight the weekend

Women’s D-III picks Nov. 29: Top 10 battles in tournaments highlight the weekend

Thanksgiving weekend tournaments are offering several matchups between top 10 teams. Candace picks the winners of the games.
Women’s D-III: Middlebury readies as it hosts Panther/Cardinal Classic

Women’s D-III: Middlebury readies as it hosts Panther/Cardinal Classic

As Middlebury readies to face No. 2 Adrian in the opening round of the Cardinal/Panther Classic, the preeminent tournament in women's D-III hockey, coach Bill Mandigo is looking for his players to build on a strong start and maintain their defensive strengths.