Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision to visiting Merrimack Friday night at Ridder Arena
The Gopher women's hockey juniors and seniors share how they spent their time during summer break
Jackie Pieper joins the Golden Gophers as a transfer from Merrimack College for the 2017-18 season
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.
|Jackie Pieper's Career Statistics (2016-17 Final)|
|2015-16 (At MC)||34||6||5||11||63||.095||4-8||-32||5||1||1||0|
|2016-17 (At MC)||36||3||9||12||45||.067||3-6||-10||1||0||0||0|
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