Female Hockey Players Set New NCAA Penalty Records

November 12, 2013

The women’s ice hockey teams from Bemidji State and Ohio State Universities broke a decade-old record Friday night, but it’s not one their institutions will be bragging about. In a brawl that broke out as the game ended, athletes racked up 287 penalty minutes and 19 game disqualifications, both National Collegiate Athletic Association records for any division or gender, Deadspin reported. The total number of penalty minutes incurred during the game – 303 – breaks the 2004 record of 268, set by the men’s hockey teams at Boston University and the University of Maine.


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