Grace Zumwinkle
Grace  Zumwinkle


Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Breck School





Gophers Complete Sweep with 4-3 OT Win

Sydney Baldwin scored the game-winning goal in overtime to seal the win and sweep over the Beavers


Gophers Win Game One with Beavers, 3-1

The Gophers and Beavers wrap up this weekend's series at 3 p.m. CT Saturday afternoon


Gophers Fall to Buckeyes, 3-2

Minnesota tied the game at 2-2 in the second period but OSU's Charly Dahlquist netted the game-winner in the third period


Gophers Win 4-1 Over Merrimack

Minnesota earned a season-opening series split with a 4-1 win over visiting Merrimack Sunday afternoon


Dreams Come True for Two New Gophers

Grace Zumwinkle and Olivia Knowles shined in their collegiate debuts Friday, both scoring their first career goals

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.


Gophers Top Bulldogs, 4-1


Minnesota took game one of this week's WCHA series on the road at Minnesota Duluth.

Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. Minnesota Duluth


Follow the action between the Gophers and Bulldogs on Friday afternoon in Duluth, Minn.

Gopher Olympic Hopefuls Update: Oct. 19


Eleven Gophers are in contention to represent the U.S., Canada, and Finland at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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