Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Wessman Arena on the UW-Superior campus has been chosen to host the 2013 NCAA Division III women's hockey championships, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.
The tournament will be held March 15-16, 2013, marking the first time UW-Superior has played host to the women's hockey national championship.
Wessman Arena had previously been the site for three men's hockey national championships, with those coming in 1994, 2000, and 2007.
"Anytime you can have an event of this caliber come to your campus and your community it is a great thing,” UW-Superior athletics director Steve Nelson said. “Not only is this event great for our campus community at UW-Superior, but it will also be great for the local economy with visiting teams and families coming to town to watch the best hockey that our level has to offer.”