August 2: Former NCAA All-American player Sabrina Harbec will join the Syracuse Orange coaching staff for the 2010-11 season.
August 27: Mercyhurst Lakers player Meghan Agosta was announced as a finalist for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2010 Sportswoman of the Year Team Award. It is awarded to the top female athlete (NCAA, Olympic, professional) who has demonstrated exceptional play in helping her team win a championship.
September 28: In the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll, the Mercyhurst Lakers have been voted as the pre-season Number 3.
October 1: Mercyhurst Lakers player Meghan Agosta joined Jesse Scanzano as only the second Mercyhurst player to have 100 career assists. She picked up the assist in the second period of the game against WCHA team St. Cloud State.
October 1: By tying Northwestern in the season opener, it marked the first time that the Syracuse Orange started the season unbeaten.Stefanie Marty had two goals in the game. Northeastern featured her twin sister Julia Marty. It was the first time the sisters had ever played against each other in their NCAA careers.
October 8: With a 4-2 defeat of New Hampshire, the Orange is off to its best start in program history (1-0-1). In the win, senior transfer Ashley Cockell scored her first career goal for the Orange. Freshman goaltender Kallie Billadeau made 26 saves as she played in her first game for the Orange.