Alyssa Grogan
Alyssa  Grogan


Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS




149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons


Five Gopher Players Earn All-WCHA Honors

Defensemen Anne Schleper and Megan Bozek lead the way with first-team All-WCHA acclaim


Minnesota Wins 5-2 to Split Series with North Dakota

Megan Bozek and Amanda Kessel each tallied four points in the win


Weekend Preview: No. 2 Minnesota Hosts No. 5 North Dakota to Finish Regular Season

The Gophers face off against UND Friday at 6:07 p.m. and Saturday at 4:07 p.m.


Brausen, Grogan and Ludwigson Earn WCHA Scholar-Athlete Awards

Three members of the Gopher women's hockey team have been honored by the WCHA


Alyssa Grogan - Senior Day

With her playing career ended by injury, Alyssa Grogan returned to the ice in the final moments of Senior Day.

2011-12 • Senior Season: Missed the season due to a concussion • made a brief appearance in the final seconds of the 5-2 win against North Dakota on Senior Day after not suiting up for a game in 16 months • served as the color analyst for the Gophers' radio broadcasts during the regular season • nominated for the Hockey Humanitarian Award • a WCHA Scholar Athlete • Academic All-WCHA.

2010-11 • Junior Season: WCHA All-Academic Team honoree • Started in three games for the Gophers, all in the first half of the season • Earned her sixth career shutout and first of the year in the 3-0 win over Clarkson (10/2) • Was in net for both games against North Dakota (10/15-16) • Sat out the remainder of the season due to an injury.

2009-10 • Sophomore Season:
Academic All-WCHA selection • Letterwinner • Started in 12 of 13 games played • Went 7-3-1 against conference opponents and 8-3-1 overall • Academic All-WCHA honoree • Held a goals against average of 2.36 and a save percentage of 2.36 • Started her sophomore season with a win against Syracuse in the season-opener (10/2) • Had a season-high 35 saves in the win against Ohio State (10/9) • Along with earning a win against St. Cloud State, collected her second-career assist on Chelsey Jones' power-play goal (10/24) • Recorded shutout in the St. Cloud State win • Combined with Noora Raty for a shutout win against North Dakota (12/13) • Helped Minnesota to a 5-2 win against Ohio State to open the second half (1/8) • Earned her second shutout of the season when she stopped all 26 shots against the Buckeyes (1/9) • Had back-to-back wins against Minnesota State (1/29-30) • Her tie came in the 2-2 tie against St. Cloud State (2/12) • Helped Minnesota to a series split against Wisconsin and passed aside 38 Badger shots on goal (2/19-20).State (2/26).

2008-09 • Freshman Season
WCHA goaltending champion with a 1.37 goals against average against conference opponents • Ranked sixth in the nation in GAA (1.67) and fifth in winning percentage (.850) • Held a 16-2-2 record • Started her Gopher career in the 7-1 win over Robert Morris (10/4) • In her first career start, earned a win over then No. 1 Minnesota Duluth (10/10) and had a career-high 33 saves • Helped Minnesota to its first-ever shootout win in Gopher history after a 1-0 shootout win and a tie against Wisconsin (10/24) • Won seven-straight games from Oct. 31 to Jan. 9 • Recorded her first career-shutout with 16 saves against Bemidji State (11/14) • Added her second shutout in the 4-0 win over North Dakota (12/5) • Allowed just one goal to Harvard in the 3-1 win (11/28) • First and only WCHA loss of the season came on Jan. 23 to Minnesota Duluth • Held SCSU scoreless in the Feb. 20 game and was named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for her performance, which clinched her goaltending champion award • Collected her 14th win of the season with a 4-1 win over Bemidji State in the first round of the WCHA playoffs and her 15th in the win over MSU during the WCHA FINAL FACEOFF • Had 25 saves in the 4-3 quarterfinal win over Boston College (3/14) and allowed three goals, including two on the power play • Saw action in the NCAA semifinal game against Mercyhurst.

The Grogan File
Starting goaltender for the United States Under-18 Team and helped Team USA to a world championship gold medal in 2008 • Let's Play Hockey's Senior Goalie recipient • Helped Eagan High School to a state championship berth, when she held a 1.52 goals against average and a .930 save percentage in her senior season • Five-time all-conference honoree and a three-time all-state and all-metro selection • In her junior season, Grogan held a 1.30 goals against average and held a .937 clip in save percentage when she allowed just 17 goals • Named Eagan's rookie of the year in 2003-04 when she helped Eagan to a conference championship title and a 23-5-2 record under head coach Scott Darwitz • Named the team's most valuable player in 2004-05 and held the role of assistant captain for the Wildcats in her senior year. • Played in one game with the U.S. Under-18 Team when she stopped 34 shots in a loss to Canada during the exhibition series • Minnesota Junior Whitecaps in 2006-07.

A 2008 graduate of Eagan High School • Business major • Daughter of Karla and Steve Grogan • Born May 15, 1990 • Catches left • Brother, Derek, plays hockey at St. Olaf College.


Whitecaps Add Two More Gopher Alums

Whitecaps Add Two More Gopher Alums

6/20/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein have signed contracts to play with the Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.

Raty Returns to Kunlun Red Star

Raty Returns to Kunlun Red Star

6/19/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Gophers alum Noora Raty has re-signed with the CWHL’s Kunlun Red Star for the 2018-19 season.

Leveille Returns to State of Hockey

Leveille Returns to State of Hockey

6/18/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

University of Minnesota alumna Amanda Leveille has signed with the NWHL's Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.

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