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
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Amanda Leveille reflects on her Gopher career and looks ahead to what her future holds
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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