March 14, 2002

Brown Women's Hockey Gears Up for ECAC Semifinal Round

March 14, 2002

Brown qualified for the semifinal round after defeating Yale twice over at Meehan Auditorium on March 8 and 9 in the quarterfinal round. Brown put on a tremendous offensive display in both games, shutting out the Bulldogs and scoring a combined 12 goals in the two games. Brown holds a 11-6-0 record in ECAC Tournament play, and have been upset by lower seeded teams four times. Seeded first in 1994-1995, Brown lost in the quarterfinal round to 8th seeded St. Lawrence, seeded first again, Brown lost to 4th seeded Providence 4-2 in the semifinals in 1995-1996, again in first, Brown dropped a 201 game to (4) Northeastern in 1996-1997 in the semifinals, and in 1998-1999, 6th seeded Dartmouth upset 3rd-seeded Brown by blanking the Bears 3-0 in quarterfinal action.

Brown has captured the ECAC Title in both the 1997-1998 and 1999-2000 seasons. During the 1997-1998 season, the Bears defeated top seeded New Hampshire, 4-3, while the second Title crown came after defeating Niagara, Northeastern, and Dartmouth.