Paige Haley and Nina Rodgers each scored their first collegiate goals Friday night
Minnesota and St. Cloud State face off at Ridder Arena this weekend
Freshman Kelly Pannek scored her first career hat trick in the Gophers' win
Minnesota and St. Cloud State will meet in the 2014 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame game
Minnesota earned its 10th win of the season Friday night
2014-15 Freshman Season: Made collegiate debut and scored first career goal in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3) had first career multi-point series with two goals in season-opening series wins over Penn State (Oct. 3) and Boston University (Oct. 4) scored game-winning goal in 5-2 win over North Dakota (Oct. 24) recorded one assist at Ohio State (Nov. 15), at Minnesota State (Nov. 21) and against St. Cloud State (Nov. 24) scored her fourth career goal in 12-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5).
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.