Sports & Recreation

Shoot, Score, Celebrate

UW women’s hockey claims its second straight national championship title.

UW Women's hockey team embraces on the ice

Robert Frank/UW Athletics

On March 20, the UW women’s hockey team claimed its second straight national championship title with a 2–1 win over Northeastern. But victory is not getting old — far from it, as you can see in the photo above. Daryl Watts ’21 scored the game-winning goal in overtime in thrilling fashion, ricocheting the puck off a defender from behind the net. And with his sixth national championship, head coach Mark Johnson ’94 now holds the record for NCAA women’s hockey titles.

Published in the Summer 2021 issue


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