Take a look back at the Gopher women's hockey team's 2016-17 campaign
Gopher alumna Amanda Leveille reflects on her first season playing professional hockey in the NWHL
Catch up on the Gophers alumni playing in the NWHL and CWHL this season
Find out what the defending national champion Gophers did all summer
Several Gopher alums have signed contracts to continue their hockey careers in 2016-17
2015-16 • Senior Season: Earned All-USCHO Second Team honors • named WCHA All-Academic Team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned two WCHA Player of the Week awards and one WCHA Player of the Month award • named to the NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team • made 20 saves in season-opening 2-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 1) • recorded second shutout of the season in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 9) • earned two wins in sweep at Ohio State (Oct. 16-17) • improved to 7-0-0 on the season with 18 saves in 5-1 win at North Dakota (Oct. 29) • made season-high 27 saves in 4-3 loss at North Dakota (Oct. 30) • made 18 saves in 25th career shutout and third of the season in 4-0 win over Bemidji State (Nov. 13) • earned a 12-save shutout in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum game (Dec. 11) • won gold with Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2016 Nations Cup • had 18 saves in 3-1 win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 9) • made 23 saves in 3-2 win vs. Minnesota State (Jan. 16) • earned an 18-save shutout in 7-0 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 22) • made 16 saves in 2-1 win at Bemidji State (Jan. 29) • made 28 saves in 2-1 win at Bemidji State (Jan. 30) • named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after recording back-to-back shutouts in series vs. North Dakota, recording a 29-save shutout in 3-0 (Feb. 5) and adding another 28 saves in 0-0 overtime tie (Feb. 6) • named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after recording a career series-high 66 saves on 69 shots faced, including a season-high 35-save shutout, in series sweep vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 19-20) • made 21 saves in 5-2 WCHA First Round win vs. Ohio State (Feb. 26) • recorded a shutout and 25 saves in 5-0 WCHA First Round win vs. Ohio State (Feb. 27) • named WCHA Defensive Player of the Month for February after going 7-0-1 and leading the WCHA with a 1.02 goals against average and a .961 save percentage during the month • recorded 21-save shutout in 2-0 WCHA Final Face-off semifinal win vs. North Dakota (March 5) • made 25 saves in 6-2 NCAA quarterfinal win over Princeton (March 12) • combined for a career series-high 69 saves on 72 shots in the Frozen Four, making 37 saves in 3-2 Frozen Four semifinal overtime win vs. Wisconsin (March 18) and following up with 32 saves in the 3-1 national championship win vs. Boston College (March 20).
2014-15 • Junior Season: Named to All-USCHO Third Team and NCAA All-Tournament Team • appeared in 34 of 41 games, going 28-3-3 to rank second in the NCAA with a .868 winning percentage • ranked second in the nation with a .946 save percentage and ranked third in the nation with a 1.18 goals against average • ranked fourth with 28 wins, fifth with 689 saves, fifth with a 1.18 goals against average, tied for fifth with a .946 save percentage, and tied for 10th with six shutouts in Gopher single-season records • made 26 saves in 3-0 shutout win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 10) • made a career-high 40 saves on a career-high 41 shots faced in 2-1 overtime win at Wisconsin (Oct. 18) • named WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week after making a career-best 63 saves on 65 shots for a .969 save percentage in the series sweep at Wisconsin (Oct. 17-18) • stopped seven shots in 5-0 win over North Dakota for her second shutout of the season (Oct. 25) • earned a 19-save shutout in 5-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women's Faceoff Classic at Braemar Arena (Nov. 24) • combined for 55 saves on 57 shots in win and tie with Wisconsin (Jan. 10-11), stopping 23 of 24 shots in 4-1 win (Jan. 10) before making 32 saves in 1-1 overtime tie (Jan. 11) • made 19 saves in 22nd career shutout in a 2-0 win over UMD (Feb. 14) to clinch the 2015 WCHA regular-season title • stopped all 44 shots faced in WCHA First Round sweep over Minnesota State (Feb. 27-28) • made 17 saves on 19 shots in 6-2 NCAA quarterfinal win over RIT (March 14) • backstopped the Gophers to the program's sixth national title by stopping 34 of 35 shots faced in 3-1 national semifinal win over Wisconsin (March 20) before making 19 saves on 20 shots in 4-1 national championship win over Harvard (March 22).
2013-14 • Sophomore Season: Named All-WCHA Second Team honoree • led the nation with a .945 save percentage and a .939 winning percentage, playing all 41 games (38-2-1) • ranked second in the country with a 1.22 goals against average and 13 shutouts • tied the Gophers' all-time single-season record with 38 wins • ranked second all-time with 13 shutouts, third all-time with 850 saves, fifth all-time with a 1.22 goals against average, tied for sixth with a .945 save percentage among Gophers' single-season records • earned four WCHA Defensive Player of the Week awards • made 21 saves in season-opening 3-1 win at Colgate (Oct. 4) • recorded a career-high 34 saves in 2-1 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 11) • made 27 saves in 2-0 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 12) for first shutout of the season • named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 16) after combining for 61 saves in series sweep over Wisconsin (Oct. 11-12) • recorded 176:30 scoreless minutes in four games from Oct. 11-19, including 48:57 (Oct. 11), 60:00 (Oct. 12), 60:00 (Oct. 18) and 7:33 (Oct. 19) • shut out Minnesota Duluth with 19 saves in 4-0 win (Oct. 25) • earned third shutout of the season with 19 saves in 4-0 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 25) • made 24 saves in 7-0 shutout win at Minnesota State (Nov. 2) • recorded assists in back-to-back games, assisting a power-play tally in 4-3 win at St. Cloud State (Nov. 9) and assisting Kelly Terry on the first goal of the 6-1 win over North Dakota (Nov. 16) • tied her career high with 34 saves on 35 shots against North Dakota (Nov. 16) • earned third assist of the season and stopped 19 of 20 shots faced in 5-1 win at Yale (Nov. 23) • received third WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award of the season after earning back-to-back shutouts over Minnesota State with 19 saves in each win (Jan. 17-19) • made 32 saves in sweep over St. Cloud State (Jan. 24-25), including third-straight shutout with 15 saves in 3-0 win (Jan. 24) • picked up third WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award of the season after making 48 saves on 50 shots in a series sweep at North Dakota (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) • earned 10th shutout of the season in 10-0 win over Bemidji State (Feb. 7) • made 21 saves in 3-2 win at Wisconsin to clinch WCHA regular-season title (Feb. 14) • stopped all 24 shots in 4-0 win at Wisconsin in front of an NCAA-record 13,573 fans • named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 26) after combining for 26 saves in back-to-back 6-0 wins over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 21-22) • recorded a three-game shutout streak with232:39 consecutive shutout minutes over five games, including 14:42 (Feb. 14), 60:00 (Feb. 15), 59:57 (Feb. 21), 59:58 (Feb. 22) and 38:02 (Feb. 28) • named to the WCHA Final Face-off All-Tournament Team after combining for 41 saves in two games for a .953 save percentage in the tournament (March 7-8) • made 28 saves in 5-1 NCAA quarterfinal win over Boston University (March 15) • tied her career high with 34 saves in the 5-3 win over Wisconsin in the NCAA semifinals (March 21).
2012-13 • Freshman Season: Appeared in seven games with three starts • 3-0 on the year • didn't allow a goal all season (279:35 minutes) • compiled 84 saves • garnered an 11-0 win over Colgate (Sept. 29) in her first career start and had 21 saves • played the final period against St. Cloud State (Oct. 5) and made five saves • had six saves in one period of work against St. Lawrence (Oct. 13) • tallied four saves in the third period against Minnesota State (Nov. 17) • posted a full-game shutout and had 16 saves in a win over New Hampshire (Nov. 25) • shut out Minnesota State (Feb. 18) in 40 minutes of action and had eight saves • earned third win and third complete-game shutout against St. Cloud State (Feb. 22) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week for her shutout win over SCSU (Feb. 26).
High School/Club: Played at Frontenac Secondary School • participated in the 2011 Canada Under-18 Development Camp • named Top Goaltender at the 2011 Canadian National Under-18 Championship, where she was also named the MVP of the championship game after leading her team, Ontario Red, to the national title • has played for the Ottawa Lady Senators of the Provincial Women's Hockey League since 2010-11 • in 2011, played in 19 games for the Lady Senators, with a goals against average of 1.60 and a .940 save percentage • from 2005-10, played Boys' AAA hockey with the Junior Frontenacs • also competed in cross country, where she was named team MVP in 2009.
Personal: Born June 10, 1994 • daughter of Debbie Eggleton and Jim Leveille • an honor student at Frontenac Secondary School • active in volunteer work for organizations including the Royal Ottawa Hospital, Samaritans Purse and DIFD Saves for Lives • majoring in recreation park and leisure studies • catches left.
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