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UW-River Falls Wins 2024 DIII Women's Ice Hockey Championship

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The UW-River Falls Women's Ice Hockey team became the 2024 NCAA Division III National Champions on Sunday, March 17th after a 4-1 win against Elmira at the Hunt Arena in River Falls under Head Coach Joe Cranston.

In addition to a national championship title, the Falcons also made DIII history by setting the record for the most wins in a season, reaching 30 wins after beating Adrian 3-2 in the semifinals. With a perfect 31-0 season, the Falcons are now the standard to beat in DIII Women's Ice Hockey.

Congratulations, and go Falcons!

hockey team in locker room

UW-River Falls women’s hockey Coach Joe Cranston, fourth from left, announces that the university will host the NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championship Friday through Sunday after defeating Gustavus Adolphus College 2-1 Saturday at Hunt Arena. Assistant coaches Jim Walsh, right, and Amanda Ryder, second from right, react to the announcement along with members of the undefeated team. UWRF/Pat Deninger photo.

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