Findlay Oilers
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Institution: University of Findlay
Location: Findlay, Ohio
School founded: 1882
Enrollment: 3,700
Colors: Black and Orange
Home Arena: Clauss Ice Arena
Women's Team
Conference: College Hockey America

The Findlay Oilers were one of the founding members of the College Hockey America (CHA) women’s conference. The Oilers began play in the CHA in the fall of 2002. Prior to the CHA, the Oilers played with the Great Lakes Women’s Hockey Association and prior to that as an independent.

Year by year[edit | edit source]

2002-03[edit | edit source]

In their inaugural CHA season, Findlay qualified for the CHA Tournament championship final. The Oilers were defeated by the Mercyhurst Lakers by a 1-0 mark. Oilers goalie Jessica Moffat was selected tournament MVP. [1]

2003-04[edit | edit source]

The conference expanded its schedule expanded as member schools played four games against each other. Although Mercyhurst won the regular-season title with an 11-1 record and the tournament, Findlay’s Adam Brinker was voted CHA Coach of the Year. Oiler Heidi Tallqvist was selected CHA Player of the Year. Tallqvist tied teammate Hailey Clarkson for the scoring title with 15 points. Clarkson was tabbed CHA Rookie of the Year. Findlay dropped women’s hockey following the 2003-04 campaign and were replaced in the conference by the Quinnipiac Bobcats.

Arenas[edit | edit source]

Head Coaches[edit | edit source]

Year by Year Record[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Finish Conference Tournament GP W L T GF GA
NCAA Division I Independent Overall Record
1999-00 - - - - - - - - - 30 17 11 2 171 72
Great Lakes Women's Hockey Association Overall Record
2000-01 8 4 1 3 26 16 11 2nd W, SF 4-1 (Wayne St) W, F 2-1 (Mercyhurst) 31 14 13 4 88 79
2001-02 8 1 6 1 11 24 3 3rd W, SF 4-1 (Wayne St) W, F 4-2 (Mercyhurst) 34 8 24 2 72 103
College Hockey America Overall Record
2002-03 6 2 4 0 15 24 4 3rd W, SF 1-0 (Niagara) L, F 1-0 (Mercyhurst) 33 13 19 1 70 96
2003-04 12 4 6 2 33 33 10 2nd L, SF 3-2 (ot) (Niagara) 35 16 15 4 99 86

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • Adam Brinker, 2004 CHA Coach of the Year
  • Hailey Clarkson, 2004 CHA scoring champion (tied)
  • Hailey Clarkson, 2004 CHA Rookie of the Year
  • Jessica Moffat, 2003 CHA tournament MVP [2]
  • Heidi Tallqvist, 2004 CHA Player of the Year
  • Heidi Tallqvist, 2004 CHA scoring champion (tied)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. [1] History of College Hockey America]. College Hockey America. Retrieved on 21 April 2010.
  2. [2] History of College Hockey America]. College Hockey America. Retrieved on 21 April 2010.
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