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Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons
Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons
Institution: University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Location: River Falls, Wisconsin
School founded: 1874
Enrollment: 5,725
Colors: Red and White
Home Arena: W.H. Hunt Arena
Capacity: 1,400
Women's Team
Conference: Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Coach: Joe Cranston
Conf. Championships: 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020

The Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons are a Women's Division III team in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after previously playing in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association until 2013. The women's program started with the 1997-98 season

ConferencesEdit

ArenasEdit

Head CoachesEdit

  • Joe Cranston (1999-Present) 400-149-45 (as of end of 2019-20 season)

Year by Year RecordEdit

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Finish Conference Tournament GP W L T GF GA
Midwestern Collegiate Women's Hockey Alliance (as Club Team) Overall Record
1997-98 23 7 15 1 42 101 15 - N/A 24 7 16 1 42 104
1998-99 Did not play
NCAA Division III Independent Overall Record
1999-00 18 3 15 0 28 83 - N/A N/A 18 3 15 0 28 83
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Overall Record
2000-01 16 11 5 0 68 22 22 2nd of 5 W, SF 4-1 (Wisc-Stevens Point) W, F 2-1 (Wisc-Superior) 27 19 7 1 106 40
2001-02 16 8 6 2 45 29 18 3rd of 5 W, SF 3-1 (WI-Sup) L, F 2-1 (WI-SP) 27 13 11 3 74 60
2002-03 16 12 1 3 51 20 27 1st of 5 W, SF 4-3 (WI-Sup) W, F 5-1 (WI-SP) 30 20 6 4 94 46
2003-04 16 11 4 1 57 27 23 T-2nd of 5 L, SF 2-1 (WI-SP) 27 17 9 1 91 49
2004-05 10 6 4 0 25 18 12 3rd of 6 W, SF 5-4 (ot) (WI-Sup) L, F 3-1 (WI-SP) 25 13 12 0 71 51
2005-06 15 8 6 1 44 38 17 3rd of 6 L, SF 4-1 (WI-Sup) 27 14 11 2 79 65
2006-07 15 9 4 2 44 29 20 2nd of 6 L, SF 3-2 (ot) (WI-SP) 27 14 9 4 77 56
2007-08 18 11 6 1 60 34 23 3rd of 7 W, QF 6-1 (Finlandia) W, SF 2-1 (WI-SP) L, F 2-1 (ot) WI-Sup) 28 17 9 2 101 51
2008-09 18 15 2 1 75 25 31 1st of 7 W, SF 6-2 (Lake Forest) W, F 5-3 (WI-SP) 30 20 7 3 116 56
2009-10 16 9 2 5 63 31 23 T-2nd of 9 W, QF 3-2, 3-1 (WI-EC) W, SF 4-1 (Adrian) W, F 2-1 (WI-Sup) 30 20 4 6 105 51
2010-11 20 17 0 3 90 27 37 1st of 11 W, QF 2-2 (ot), 7-1 (St. Nortbert) W, SF 5-2 (Concordia) L, F 4-3 (ot) (Adrian) 30 24 2 4 135 49
2011-12 20 17 2 1 97 38 35 1st of 11 W, SF 5-0 , 3-0 (WI-EC) W, SF 4-0 (Lake Forest) W, F 4-2 Adrian) 30 23 5 2 126 52
2012-13 20 15 3 2 103 29 32 1st of 11 W, SF 5-4, 5-2 (WI-EC) W, SF 7-0 (WI-SP) L, F 3-2 (ot) (St. Norbert) 30 21 7 2 137 47
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Overall Record
2013-14 12 8 2 2 41 19 18 1st of 4 W, SF 2-0 (8-0, 6-1) (Wisc-River Falls) W, F 6-1 (Wisc-Stevens Point) 31 23 5 3 124 50
2014-15 12 10 1 1 50 19 21 1st of 4 W, SF 2-0 (6-1, 5-1) (Wisc-River Falls) W, F 6-1 (Wisc-Stevens Point) 31 26 4 1 133 54
2015-16 12 9 3 0 35 21 18 1st of 4 W, SF 1-0-1 (4-1, 3-3) (Wisc-Eau Claire) W, F 4-1 (Wisc-Stevens Point) 31 23 6 2 115 54
2016-17 9 7 2 0 37 14 14 1st of 4 W, SF 5-1 (Wisc-Superior) W, F 3-2 (ot) (Wisc-Eau Claire) 28 18 9 1 81 49
2017-18 9 5 2 2 31 17 12 1st of 4 W, SF 5-1 (Wisc-Stevens Point) L, F 3-2 (2ot) (Wisc-Eau Claire) 28 19 6 3 137 57
2018-19 9 8 1 0 35 11 16 1st of 4 W, SF 2G-0 (WI-Superior) L, F 7-3 (Wisc-Eau Claire) 29 23 6 0 128

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2019-20 12 9 3 0 64 15 18 2nd of 5 W, SF 3P-1 (WI-Superior) W, F 2-1 (ot) (WI-Eau Claire) 29 22 5 2 117 36

NCAA Tournament AppearancesEdit

Season First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Championship Third Place
2003 N/A Bye L, 2-1 (Elmira Soaring Eagles) -- L, 4-2 (Bowdoin Polar Bears)
2009 N/A W, 2-1 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) L, 3-0 (lmira Soaring Eagles) -- L, 4-3 (ot) (Amherst Lord Jeffs)
2010 N/A L, 2-0 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) -- -- --
2011 N/A L, 4-1 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) -- -- --
2012 N/A L, 4-2 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) -- -- --
2013 N/A L, 2-1 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) -- -- --
2014 N/A W, 4-1 (Lake Forest Foresters) L, 4-1 (Norwich Cadets) -- W, 5-2 (St. Thomas Tommies)
2015 N/A W, 3-1 (Lake Forest Foresters) L, 3-2 (lmira Soaring Eagles) -- W, 4-2 (Norwich Cadets)
2016 N/A W, 4-1 (St. Thomas Tommies) L, 4-3 (ot) (Elmira Soaring Eagles) -- W, 4-1 (Middlebury Panthers)
2017 N/A L, 3-2 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) -- -- --
2019 N/A L, 5-1 (Hamline Pipers) -- -- --
2020 W, 4-1 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties) Tournament cancelled after first round by NCAA due to COVID-19 pandemic

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