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Grace Zumwinkle
Grace  Zumwinkle

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Breck School

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/23/1999


04/13/2018

Gophers Earn WCHA Monthly Honors

Sidney Peters, Olivia Knowles, and Grace Zumwinkle have been honored as WCHA Players of the Month for March 2018

03/04/2018

Gophers Win WCHA Title

Minnesota defeated top-ranked Wisconsin by a score of 3-1 to win the 2018 WCHA Final Faceoff on Sunday evening

03/03/2018

No. 7 Gophers Shut Out No. 5 Buckeyes, 2-0

Minnesota and Wisconsin will meet in Sunday's WCHA Final Faceoff championship game at Ridder Arena

02/28/2018

Baldwin Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year

Senior Sydney Baldwin has been selected as the 2017-18 WCHA Defensive Player of the Year

02/24/2018

Gophers Advance to WCHA Final Faceoff

Minnesota advances to the 2018 WCHA Final Faceoff by earning a sweep over the Huskies in the WCHA First Round

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Career Stats

2017-18 • Freshman Season: Named WCHA Preseason Rookie of the Year • named to All-WCHA First Team and WCHA All-Rookie Team • named WCHA Scoring Champion after the leading league with 27 points (11g-16a) in 24 WCHA games • led the team with 38 points, 17 goals, 21 assists, five power-play goals, and 164 shots on goal in 38 games played • tied for the team lead with eight multi-point games, including a team-high four multi-assist games • tied for second on the team with three game-winning goals • ranked third on the team with a +17 plus/minus • scored first collegiate goal in collegiate debut, season-opening 4-3 loss to Merrimack (Sept. 29) • began collegiate career with a three-game goal streak (Sept. 29-Oct. 6) and six points (4g-2a) during a six-game point streak (Sept. 29-Oct. 14) • had four points (1g-3a) during first career multi-point game, a 6-1 win at Minnesota State (Nov. 3) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after recording five points (1g-4a) in a road sweep at Minnesota State (Nov. 3-4) • had three points (2g-1a) in series split with Bemidji State (Dec. 1-2) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after recording a career-high five points (2g-3a) in a win and a tie with Minnesota Duluth (Dec. 8-9) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for December 2016 after recording eight points (4g-4a) in four games • named to WCHA Final Faceoff all-tournament team after recording first career multi-goal game by scoring both goals in 2-0 WCHA semifinal win over Ohio State (March 3) and then assisting the empty net goal in 3-1 WCHA championship win over Wisconsin (March 4) • recorded four points (3g-1a) in five postseason games.

High School/Club: A 2017 graduate of Breck High School • a three-sport letterwinner for the Mustangs, earning five letters each in hockey, tennis, and golf • five-time all-conference, three-time all-metro, and three-time all-state honoree • three-time USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA honoree • 2017 USA Today High School Sports All-USA Girls Hockey Player of the Year • 2017 Minnesota Ms. Hockey award winner • 2017 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year • 2017 Athena Award recipient • served as hockey team captain • four-time team MVP • recorded 58 points (42g-16a) in 23 games as a senior, leading Breck to a 19-6-3 overall record and section runner-up finish • member of U.S. Women’s Under-18 Team • two-time gold medalist with the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team at the 2017 and 2016 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championships • named U.S. Player of the Game against Czech Republic at the 2016 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship and against both Russia and Canada in the 2017 IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championship • competed in Under-18 Three-Game Series between the U.S. and Canada in August 2015 and August 2016 • attended 2016 U.S. Women’s National Team Four Nations Pre-Camp • attended U.S. Women's National Team Winter Camp in December 2016 and Selection Camp in May 2017 • attended USA Hockey development camps • played club hockey with the Minnesota Jr. Whitecaps and the MN Elite League Black Team.

Personal: Born April 23, 1999 • daughter of Mike and Lori Zumwinkle • has two siblings, Anna and Emily • intends to major in business • shoots right • received 2016 Allan Dunn Athletic Leadership Award at Breck and was named to the Headmaster’s List and Honors List • standout tennis player and golfer at Breck • earned two state titles and two state runner-up finishes in tennis doubles and was part of Breck’s state champion tennis team in 2013 • placed eighth as an individual at the state golf tournament in 2016 along with being part of three top-eight state tournament golf teams at Breck • father Mike played college football at St. John’s University from 1982-1986 • mother Lori played college tennis at the College of St. Benedict from 1983-1987 • enjoys tennis, golf, travel, and spending time with family and friends.

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