Minnesota earned a 5-0 win over Penn State to compete a season-opening sweep
Minnesota begins its national title defense on the road against the Nittany Lions this Thursday and Friday
Hannah Brandt, Kelly Pannek, and Kate Schipper each recorded three points to lead Minnesota
Lee Stecklein, Kate Schipper and Kate Flug took advantage of the opportunity to study abroad in Australia this summer
Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
2014-15 • Sophomore Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, WCHA Scholar Athlete and All-Academic Team • appeared in all 41 games and ranked 10th on the team with 22 points (7g-15a) • had six multi-point games • recorded an assist in 5-2 win over Boston University (Oct. 4) • recorded an assist in 3-3 overtime tie at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 11) • set up game-tying goal in 2-1 overtime win at Wisconsin (Oct. 18) • tied her career-best with four points (2g-2a) in sweep at Ohio State (Nov. 14-15) • had two points (1g-1a) in 5-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women's Faceoff Classic at Braemar Arena (Nov. 24) • recorded one goal and one assist in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 6) • scored a goal in 3-1 win over Ohio State (Jan. 31) • had assists in back-to-back games, setting up the Gophers' first goal and game-winning goal in 3-1 win at North Dakota (Feb. 7) and adding another in 7-1 win over UMD (Feb. 13) • had a three-game point streak (Feb. 21-28) • led the team with three points (1g-2a) in 6-2 NCAA quarterfinal win over RIT (March 14).
2013-14 • Freshman Season: Played in 39 games • ranked fourth in the nation among rookies with 29 points (7g-22a) • had six multi-point games, including five multi-assist games • made collegiate debut and recorded first collegiate point with an assist in season-opening 3-1 win at Colgate (Oct. 4) • scored first collegiate goal on the power-play in 4-0 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 25) • had first career multi-point game with two assists, including setting up the game-winner, in 9-1 win over Princeton (Dec. 1) for a series-high three assists in the sweep over the Tigers (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) • recorded two assists in sweep at Ohio State (Dec. 7-8) • assisted Hannah Brandt's game-winning goal in 6-0 win over Ohio State (Jan. 10) • picked up an assist during 4-0 win over Minnesota State on the outdoor ice at TCF Bank Stadium in the Hockey City Classic (Jan. 17) • had three assists in sweep over St. Cloud State (Jan. 24-25) • scored two goals, including the game-winner and a power-play goal, in 5-1 win at No. 3/4 North Dakota (Jan. 31) • recorded a career-high four points and a career-high three assists in 10-0 win over Bemidji State (Feb. 7) • picked up two assists in 4-0 win at Wisconsin (Feb. 15) • scored the game-winning goal in 6-0 win over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 22) • scored a power-play goal in 4-1 win over St. Cloud State (Feb. 28) in WCHA First Round • recorded two assists in the 4-1 WCHA Final Face-off semifinal win over Minnesota Duluth (March 7) • picked up an assist in the national championship game (March 23).
High School/Club: Played for coaches Lenny Vanelli and Chris Peterson at Breck • two-time all-state honoree • three-time All-Tri Metro Conference honoree • five-time hockey letterwinner • led Breck to three Minnesota Class A State Tournament berths, finishing second in 2010, third in 2011 and first in 2012 • won 2012 state title with Gopher teammate Milica McMillen • team finished as section runner-up in 2009 and 2013 • member of U.S. Under-18 team • earned silver medals with U.S. Under-18 team at the 2012 and 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships • named best forward and MVP of 2013 world championships • attended USA Hockey Development Camps in 2010, 2011 and 2012 • played club hockey for the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps • also earned three letters in softball and one in soccer • Cum Laude Society member • named to dean's list all eight semesters.
Personal: A 2013 graduate of the Breck School • born June 28, 1995 • daughter of Brian and Linda Schipper • has one brother, Nolan • major is Entrepreneurial Management in the Carlson School of Management • shoots right • enjoys tennis and longboarding.