East breaks through

Clarkson’s victory over the Gophers marked the first time a team not from the WCHA won the NCAA women’s hockey championship. A look at the WCHA’s run:

Year Score

2001 Minnesota Duluth 4, St. Lawrence 2

2002 Minnesota Duluth 3, Brown 2

2003 Minnesota Duluth 4, Harvard 3, 2OT

2004 Gophers 6, Harvard 2

2005 Gophers 4, Harvard 3

2006 Wisconsin 3, Gophers 0

2007 Wisconsin 4, Minnesota Duluth 1

2008 Minnesota Duluth 4, Wisconsin 0

2009 Wisconsin 5, Mercyhurst 0

2010 Minnesota Duluth 3, Cornell 2, 3OT

2011 Wisconsin 4, Boston University 1

2012 Gophers 4, Wisconsin 2

2013 Gophers 6, Boston University 3