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By T.A. Gobert, January 1997

1976-77 Women's ice hockey is introduced at RPI as a club sport.
1993-94 Rensselaer completes a 15-5-1 season by taking 1st Place in the AWCHA Club Championships held in Albany, New York
1994 Members of the team petition the Rensselaer Union Executive Board to elevate women's ice hockey to varsity status.
January 1995 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.
1995 Rensselaer joines the ECAC Women's Hockey Alliance as a charter member.
1995-96 The first varsity squad struggles through a demanding schedule ending with a season record of 8-14-1