Members of the team share what they're thankful for this year
Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Co-captains Megan Bozek and Bethany Brausen tossed out the first pitches of the game.
The NCAA champion Gophers were honored by the Minnesota legislature and Governor's Office Monday
2013-14 Senior Season: Named team captain assisted Sarah Davis's game-winning goal in 4-0 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 18) recorded an assist at Bemidji State (Oct. 25) tied career series-high with two assists at St. Cloud State (Nov. 8-9) had a three-game point streak with three assists (Nov. 2-9) tied career series-high with three points (2g-1a) in sweep over Princeton (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) and tied career game-high with two points (1g-1a) in 9-1 win over Princeton (Dec. 1).
2012-13 Junior Season: Skated in all 41 games had a career-high 18 points (4g-14a) posted a plus/minus ratio of +22 team co-captain All-WCHA Academic Team WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award assisted Becky Kortum in Gophers' 6-0 win over St. Lawrence (Oct. 13) tallied an assist on a Brook Garzone goal against North Dakota (Oct. 27) recorded a goal in the 4-1 defeat of Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 2) got an assist in the series finale against UMD (Nov. 3) assisted Amanda Kessel on a goal against Minnesota State (Nov. 17) had a goal and an assist in the 10-2 rout of New Hampshire (Nov. 24) posted an assist in the 8-1 rout of Minnesota State (Jan. 18) had an assist in the shutout win over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 1) scored a career-high two goals against Ohio State (Feb. 8) tallied an assist in the comeback win over OSU (Feb. 9) assisted Rachel Ramsey on the game-winning goal against St. Cloud State (Feb. 22) recorded two assists in the series sweep of Bemidji State in the WCHA First Round (March 1-2) notched an assist in the 5-0 win over Ohio State (March 8) in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-Off assisted Hannah Brandt on a goal in the triple-overtime win over North Dakota (March 16) in the NCAA quarterfinals assisted Sarah Davis on the overtime game-winning goal over Boston College (March 22) in the NCAA semifinals.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Played in all 41 games, tallying six goals and three assists for nine points scored a goal in an 8-0 victory over St. Cloud State (Oct. 8) scored a goal against UNH (Nov. 18) scored the game-winning goal at Ohio State (Feb. 10) had a goal in the 6-1 win over St. Cloud State in the WCHA First Round WCHA Scholar Athlete Academic All-WCHA honoree.
2010-11 Freshman Season: Saw action in all 38 games as a rookie letterwinner produced two goals and seven assists for nine points posted two multiple-point games tallied a career-high two points in the 7-5 win over Wisconsin (Nov. 5), setting up two goals by Emily West tallied an assist on Sarah Erickson's game-winning goal against Minnesota State (Nov. 19) netted her first career goal in the 4-2 win against then-No. 10 Harvard (Nov. 28) tied a career-high two points with assists on both of linemate Laura May's goals against MSU (Jan. 8) notched the game-winning goal against Minnesota Duluth (Jan. 15) for her second goal of the season set up Terra Rasmussen's goal in the 5-3 win over North Dakota (Feb. 18).
High School/Club: Member of the Roseville Area High School team under coach Vic Brodt recipient of the 2010 Ms. Hockey award after a stellar senior season captained the Raiders to a state championship and was named to the all-tournament team named the Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year and the Associated Press Player of the Year named the Lions Club Athlete of the Year led Roseville in scoring with 35 goals and 35 assists for 70 points as a senior had 19 multiple-point games and 10 multiple-goal games in her final season finished her high school career with 216 career points a four-time all-conference and two-time all-state honoree as a junior, named the Pioneer Press Girls Hockey Player of the Year and a first-team all-metro selection also the team captain her junior year and led Roseville to the section finals and its fourth conference championship named the team's most valuable player in 2009 after she recorded 28 goals and 27 assists for 55 points all-state honorable mention as a sophomore when she helped the Raiders to a 21-4-2 and was an all-conference selection tallied 14 goals and 19 assists for 33 points and in her sophomore campaign was a member of the East Metro Team in the Elite League for the second-straight season also a standout softball player and was named the team captain for the 2009-10 season earned three letters for academics.
Personal: Daughter of Pamela and David Brausen born May 16, 1992 graduated from Roseville Area High School with a 3.85 grade point average shoots left major is psychology.