10 Cara Piazza  
Cara Piazza

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Darien, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove South HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
F

Birthdate:
10/09/1995

Shoots:
Left


10/04/2014

Special Teams Fuel Gophers Past BU, 5-2

Minnesota was 2-for-3 on the power play and killed eight Terrier power plays

10/03/2014

No. 1 Minnesota Blanks Penn State, 8-0

Dani Cameranesi and Milica McMillen each scored twice to lead the Gophers

08/13/2014

Meet the Newcomers: Cara Piazza

Get to know Gophers' incoming freshman Cara Piazza

08/05/2014

Six Gophers Invited to USA Hockey Festival

The five-day Women's National Festival will be held in Lake Placid, N.Y.

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High School/Club: Played for coach Tony Cachey with the Chicago Mission • served as assistant captain of U-19 Chicago Mission team • named MVP of final game of 2013 Stoney Creek Tournament where team finished second • finished 2-2-0-0-0 in pool play at 2014 USA Hockey Girls' Tier I National Championship after earning national runner-up finishes in 2013 and 2011 and finishing third in 2010 • won 2013 NAHA Labor Day Tournament title • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • earned silver with Team USA at the 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships • attended USA Hockey Development Camps • four-year honor roll member in high school who graduated in the top five percent of her class.

Personal: Born Oct. 9, 1995 • daughter of Tom and Sue Piazza • has one sibling, Sam • intends to major in chemistry and minor in Spanish • father played baseball at Illinois State University, mother competed in track & field at Northwestern and grandfather played football and hockey at Illinois • enjoys playing the guitar.