Harvard women's hockey loses NCAA title to Minnesota for second straight year
Monday, March 28, 2005
Harvard University's fourth ranked women's hockey team Crimson lost to the first-ranked Gophers, 4–3, after a close title match where Harvard was coming from behind all game. This was a repeat of last year's title match, which the Gophers won by a wider 6–2 margin.
Minnesota's offense was led by NCAA hockey. Harvard's tied the game at 3 points, 6 minutes before the end of the game, but Darwitz sealed the win with her 114th point, a rebound shot with 68 seconds left., the all-time point leader in women's
This was Harvard's first loss in 22 games, who ended the season with a 27–7–3 record. Minnesota finished the season 35–2–2. The loss came only one day after The Crimson's men's hockey team lost an extremely close semifinal match to the, after 15 minutes of overtime.
- John R. Hein, Jonathan Lehman. "Minnesota Downs W. Hockey To Win NCAA Title" — , March 27, 2005
- "Women's Hockey Falls Just Short In 4-3 Loss To Minnesota" — , March 27, 2005 on the Women's team's match today
- "Crimson Season Ends in OT Heartbreak" — , March 26, 2005 on the Men's team match yesterday
- "Minnesota to meet Harvard in women's Frozen Four final" — , March 25, 2005