Look back at the Gophers' national championship season in 2015-16
Minnesota and Wisconsin will face off in the WCHA Final Face-off championship game at 2 p.m. CT Sunday
Sarah Potomak was named WCHA Rookie of the Year and Dani Cameranesi was crowned the WCHA Scoring Champion
Minnesota defeated Ohio State, 5-0, to seal the WCHA First Round best-of-three series sweep on Saturday
Minnesota looks to seal the WCHA First Round best-of-three series against Ohio State Saturday
2015-16 • Junior Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete and WCHA All-Academic Team honoree • posted a career-best 40 points (14g-26a), finishing fifth on the team • recorded back-to-back three-point games in sweep over St. Cloud State (Oct. 9-10) • tied career high with three assists in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 9) • recorded three points (1g-2a) in 11-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 10) • had four points (2g-2a) in sweep at Ohio State (Oct. 16-17) • recorded three points (1g-2a) in split at UND (Oct. 29-30) • had a three-point game (1g-2a) in 4-0 win over Bemidji State (Nov. 13) • recorded two assists in 6-1 win over Yale (Nov. 20) • recorded two goals, including the game-winner, in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum game (Dec. 11) • had three points (2g-1a) in 9-0 win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 10) • had two assists, including one on the game-winning goal, in 2-1 win at Bemidji State (Jan. 30) • had four points (1g-3a) in series sweep at UMD (Feb. 12-13) • had two points (1g-1a) in 4-3 overtime win vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 20) • had four points (2g-2a), one of which was an assist on a game-winning goal, in the WCHA First Round sweep vs. Ohio State (Feb. 26-27) • had an assist on the game-winning goal in 2-0 WCHA Final Face-off semifinal win vs. North Dakota (March 5).
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.
|Kate Schipper's Career Statistics (As of March 24, 2016)|
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