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UWRF women’s hockey succeeds in national championship

April 22, 2024

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team won its first national championship on March 17, 2024. After completing a perfect 31-0 season, the Falcons achieved the highest honor in NCAA Division III women’s hockey in a 4-1 victory over Elmira College.  […]

Sam Anzai nominated for Hockey Humanitarian Award

February 20, 2024

Sam Anzai, a player on the UW-River Falls Men’s Hockey team since 2019, has received one of only 18 national nominations for the 2024 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes college hockey players who have shown significant commitment to surrounding communities and organizations when they’re off the ice. It is now in its 29th season and is given to male and female college hockey players from Division I, II, or III. 

#2 Falcons defeat #1 Gusties, start season 10-0

December 11, 2023

On Dec. 5, UW-River Falls women's hockey faced their most anticipated opponent yet, the reigning national champion and #1 ranked Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties. Last season, the Falcons finished as the #1 seed in the WIAC. In early March, they won the WIAC tournament, beating UW-Eau Claire in the championship game 5-1. 

UWRF Women's Hockey opens season 4-0

November 12, 2023

UWRF Women's Hockey opened their 2023 season 4-0, winning two on the road and two at Hunt Arena. The Falcons won the WIAC tournament last season, beating UW-Eau Claire 5-1 in the championship game. Their regular season record of 21-3-1 was also the best in the conference.

Falcons devour Blugolds, win O’Brien Cup 5-1

March 18, 2023

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team became WIAC Tournament champions after sacking the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds 5-1.

Falcons hockey defeat Gusties in overtime thriller

February 8, 2023

The UW-River Falls women's hockey team hosted the Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties on Jan. 31 in a battle for supremacy over the league. The Falcons, riding a ten-game win streak, had outscored their opponents 66-7 since Dec. 10. The league took notice, and on Jan. 30, River Falls was decisively ranked #1 in the USCHO Division III Women's Poll and officially became the team to catch.

Women's Hockey opens season with 3-4 loss

November 9, 2022

UW-River Falls’ women's hockey team took to the ice at Hunt Arena on Oct. 29 to open up the 2022-2023 season. The Falcons, ranked fifth in the USCHO DIII Preseason Poll, took on Augsburg for their first game. This season follows a stellar 2021-2022 season for the Falcons, which included a record 27-win season, a WIAC regular season title, and an O-Brien Cup Championship.

Women’s hockey ends season for record books

March 28, 2022

While they may have come short of their ultimate goal of winning an NCAA Championship, the UWRF Women’s Hockey team has much to be proud of after completing a wildly successful season, garnering plenty of hardware, and making lots of history along the way.

Athletes, coaches ready for spring season, tournaments

February 11, 2022

The regular seasons for a handful of Falcon teams are drawing to a close. With the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournaments fast approaching, here is where some of those teams stand going into the home stretch of their seasons.

Men's and women's hockey team gear up for the rest of the season

November 13, 2021

Both the men’s and woman’s hockey teams are looking to build on the success of last year as the 2021-22 season gets underway.

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