||Women's ice hockey is introduced at RPI as a club sport.
||Rensselaer completes a 15-5-1 season by taking 1st Place in the AWCHA Club Championships held in Albany, New York
||Members of the team petition the Rensselaer Union Executive Board to elevate women's ice hockey to varsity status.
||Upon recommendations from the Rensselaer Union Executive Board and Athletic Director Robert Ducatte, RPI President Byron Pipes announces that women's ice hockey will become a varsity sport as of July 1997.
||Rensselaer joines the ECAC Women's Hockey Alliance as a charter member.
||The first varsity squad struggles through a demanding schedule ending with a season record of 8-14-1