Niagara Purple Eagles women's ice hockey
University Niagara University
Conference CHA
Head coach Josh Sciba (interim)
1st year, 0–0–0
Arena Dwyer Arena
Capacity: 2,100
Location Lewiston, New York
Colors Purple and White


NCAA Tournament Frozen Four
NCAA Tournament Appearances

The Niagara Purple Eagles women's ice hockey team was a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represented Niagara University. The Purple Eagles were a member of College Hockey America. They played at the Dwyer Arena in Niagara University's campus (Lewiston, New York).


In 2002, Niagara appeared in the Frozen Four but lost in the semi-finals to Brown by a score of 4-2. Niagara tied Minnesota 2-2 in the Consolation Game. [1]
Tania Pinelli was included in the all-tournament team.

In the 2002-03 season, the team changed athletic conference from ECAC to College Hockey America.

On March 19, 2012, the school announced that it was cancelling its women's ice hockey program.[2]

Year by yearEdit

Year Wins Losses Ties Coach Postseason
2011-12 Josh Sciba (interim)
2010-11 Chris McKenzie
2009-10 1214 5 Chris McKenzie
2008-09 6 25 5 Margot Page
2007-08 9 22 4 Margot Page
2006-07 10 19 6 Margot Page, Heather Reinke
2005-06 11 21 4 Heather Reinke
2004-05 16 15 3 Margot Page
2003-04 9 23 3 Margot Page
2002-03 14 18 3 Margot Page
2001-02 26 8 2 Margot Page
2000-01 17 14 4 Margot Page
1999-2000 17 13 3 Margot Page
1998-99 11 15 2 Margot Page


Awards and honorsEdit

  • Jenni Bauer, CHA Defensive Player of the Week (November 16, 2009)[4]
  • Jenni Bauer, CHA Defensive Player of the Week (November 30, 2009)[5]
  • Jenni Bauer, CHA Defensive Player of the Week (February 1, 2010)[6]
  • Jenni Bauer, First Team All-CHA[7]
  • Kathleen Bortuzzo, CHA Rookie of the Week (Week of February 22, 2010)[8]
  • Daniela Del Colle, CHA Player of the Week (Week of February 15, 2010)[9]
  • Val Hall, 2003 CHA Player of the Year
  • Val Hall, 2003 Student-Athlete of the Year honors
  • Val Hall led all CHA players in scoring (games played against CHA opponents only) with eight points on five goals and three assists.[10]
  • Jenna Hendrikx, CHA Rookie Of The Week Award (Oct 6, 2009)[11]
  • Jenna Hendrikx, CHA Rookie Of The Week Award (Oct 26, 2009)[12]
  • Jenna Hendrikx, 2010 CHA All-Rookie Team [13]

See alsoEdit


College Hockey America

Lindenwood | Mercyhurst | Penn State | RIT | Robert Morris | Syracuse

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