Plattsburgh State won the NCAA DIII women's hockey championship title for the fifth time in six years and the seventh time in the last 13 years.
Head coach Kevin Houle picked up another title with Plattsburgh State behind goals from Abby Brush, Courtney Moriarty, Kaitlin Drew-Mead, Sara Krauseneck. Goalkeeper Kassi Abbot shut out opponent Hamline to help her team pick up the 4-0 win.
2019 DIII women's hockey championship schedule
|date/time (ET)||round||matchup||live stream & stats|
|Friday, March 15, 4 p.m.||Semifinals||Adrian vs. Plattsburgh St.||Full replay | Stats|
|Friday, March 15, 8 p.m.||Semifinals||St. Thomas (Minn.) vs. Hamline||Full replay | Stats|
|Saturday, March 16, 4 p.m.||Third Place (Consolation)||Adrian vs. St. Thomas||Full replay | Stats|
|Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m.||Championship Game||Plattsburgh State vs. Hamline||Full replay | Stats|
Eleven schools qualified for the 2019 championship, including six conference champions via automatic bid. Six of the schools received initial byes while two first-round games determined the quarterfinal field.
Here's how the two title game teams advanced to the national finals:
Plattsburgh State (28-2-0)
- Defeated Endicott in first round, 3-2 (OT)
- Defeated Williams in quarterfinals, 5-3
- Defeated Adrian in semifinals, 4-1
Plattsburgh State has now won five of the last six titles. PSU leads all DIII women's hockey programs with seven overall national championships.
Here is the full championship history for Division III women's hockey:
|2019||Plattsburgh State (28-2-0)||Kevin Houle||4-0||Hamline||St. Thomas|
|2017||Plattsburgh State (28-1-1)||Kevin Houle||4-3 (ot)||Adrian||Adrian|
|2016||Plattsburgh State (29-1)||Kevin Houle||5-1||Wisconsin River-Falls||Plattsburgh State|
|2015||Plattsburgh State (26-2-2 )||Kevin Houle||3-2||Elmira||Plattsburgh State|
|2014||Plattsburgh State (28-1-1)||Kevin Houle||9-2||Norwich||Plattsburgh State|
|2013||Elmira (24-5-1)||Dean Jackson||1-0||Middlebury||Wisconsin-Superior|
|2012||RIT (28-1-1)||Scott McDonald||4-1||Norwich||RIT|
|2011||Norwich (25-4-1)||Mark Bolding||5-2||RIT||RIT|
|2010||Amherst (23-2-4)||Jim Plumer||7-2||Norwich||Gustavus Adolphus|
|2009||Amherst (24-5)||Jim Plumer||4-3 (ot)||Elmira||Middlebury|
|2008||Plattsburgh State (25-3-1)||Kevin Houle||3-2||Manhattanville||Plattsburgh State|
|2007||Plattsburgh State (27-0-2)||Kevin Houle||2-1||Middlebury||Plattsburgh State|
|2006||Middlebury (27-2)||Bill Mandigo||3-1||Plattsburgh State||Plattsburgh State|
|2005||Middlebury (26-3-1)||Bill Mandigo||4-3||Elmira||Elmira|
|2004||Middlebury (23-4)||Bill Mandigo||2-1||Wisconsin-Stevens Point||Middlebury|
|2003||Elmira (23-4-2)||Jamie Wood||5-1||Manhattanville||Elmira|
|2002||Elmira (26-1-1)||Jamie Wood||2-1||Manhattanville||Elmira|