2012 NCAA National Collegiate Women's
Ice Hockey Tournament
Season 2011–12
Teams 8
Finals Site AMSOIL Arena
Duluth, Minnesota
Champions Minnesota Golden Gophers (3rd title, 4th title game,
8th Frozen Four)
Runner-Up Wisconsin Badgers (6th title game,
6th Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Cornell Big Red (3rd Frozen Four)
Boston College Eagles (3rd Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Brad Frost (1st title)
MOP Noora Raty Minnesota
NCAA Division I Women's Ice Hockey Tournaments
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The 2012 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament involved eight schools in single-elimination play that determined the national champion of women's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. The Frozen Four were hosted by the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minnesota.


Quarterfinals held at home sites of seeded teams

  National Quarterfinals[1]
March 10
National Semifinals[1]
March 16
National Championship[1]
March 18
  1  Wisconsin 3  
 Mercyhurst 1  
  1  Wisconsin 6  
  4  Boston College 2  
4  Boston College 6
   St. Lawrence 3  
    1  Wisconsin 2
  2  Minnesota 4
  2  Minnesota 5  
 North Dakota 1  
2  Minnesota 3
  3  Cornell 1  
3  Cornell 8***
   Boston University 7  

Note: * denotes overtime period(s)

All-Tournament teamEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2012 Women's Ice Hockey Tournament. NCAA. Retrieved on 2012-03-19.

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