The Gopher women's hockey team shared some of their favorite moments from the 2017-18 season
Get to know redshirt junior forward Jackie Pieper, who joined the Gophers after starting her career at Merrimack College
Minnesota erupted for four second-period goals en route to the road win at Minnesota State Friday night
Minnesota scored two third-period goals to come back from a 1-0 deficit and win game two with UMD
Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision to visiting Merrimack Friday night at Ridder Arena
2017-18 • Redshirt Junior Season: Recorded three assists, four blocked shots, and seven shots on goal after being in the lineup for all 38 games • recorded first point as a Gopher with an assist on the game-tying goal in 2-1 road win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 21) • tallied one assist in 6-1 win at Minnesota State (Nov. 3) and 6-1 win over Vermont (Jan. 13).
Before Minnesota: Began collegiate career at Merrimack College, playing for the Warriors in 2015-16 and 2016-17 • two-year team captain at Merrimack • compiled 23 points (9g-14a) in 70 games played • one of 11 players to appear in all 34 games during the Warriors’ inaugural season in 2015-16 • tied for fourth on the team in points (11) and led the Warriors with five power-play goals, which tied for second in Hockey East among rookies, in 2015-16 • scored first career goal in first career game against St. Cloud State (Oct. 2, 2015) • posted 12 points (3g-9a) in 36 games played as a redshirt sophomore in 2016-17 • began her college career at Merrimack College as a freshman in 2014-15, the year before the women’s hockey program was established.
High School/Club: A 2014 graduate of Edina High School where she played for coach Dean Williamson • varsity hockey letterwinner from 2010 to 2014 • began her high school career at Benilde St. Margaret’s under coach Dave Herbst before transferring to Edina as a junior • two-time all-conference honoree.
Personal: Born Oct. 9, 1995 • daughter of Liz and Mark Pieper • has one sibling, Duke • intends to study Speech, Language, Hearing and Science • shoots left • played high school hockey with Gopher teammate Taylor Williamson • uncle Nick Gerebi played hockey for the Gophers • named to Dean’s List every semester at Merrimack • enjoys waterskiing and wakeboarding.
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
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
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.