Grace Zumwinkle
Grace  Zumwinkle


Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Breck School





Gophers Earn WCHA Monthly Honors

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


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


Baldwin Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year

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


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


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.



Fans Share Favorite Moments of 2017-18

Fans Share Favorite Moments of 2017-18

5/18/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Join fellow Gophers fans in looking back at some of the most memorable moments of the 2017-18 season.

Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods

Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods

5/17/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

The eight Gopher honorees represent six sports with men's gymnastics and women's hockey each having two representatives.

Minnesota Whitecaps Join NWHL

Minnesota Whitecaps Join NWHL

5/16/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

The National Women's Hockey League announced its expansion to five teams with the acquisition of the Minnesota Whitecaps.

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