The WCHA announced its annual postseason awards this week
Bona, Brandt, Cline, Peters, Schipper and Stecklein have been honored by the WCHA
Minnesota defeated Minnesota State, 5-1, to move onto the league tournament next weekend.
Minnesota outscored St. Cloud State, 19-0, for the weekend
Catch up with sophomore Kelsey Cline as the Gophers travel to Columbus, Ohio
2014-15 • Sophomore Season: Named WCHA Scholar Athlete and WCHA All-Academic Team honoree • appeared in all 41 games and recorded eight points (1g-7a) • ranked fifth on the team with 33 blocked shots • scored lone goal of the season in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3) • assisted the second goal in 3-0 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 10) • recorded a career-high three assists while playing forward in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 6) • assisted a Kelly Pannek goal in 10-0 win over St. Lawrence (Jan. 4) • picked up an assist in 7-1 win over UMD (Feb. 13) • tallied an assist in 5-1 win over Minnesota State (Feb. 28) in the WCHA First Round.
2013-14 • Freshman Season: Recorded eight points (2g-6a) and played in all 41 games • blocked 25 shots • primarily played at the blue line but saw action at forward as well • made collegiate debut in season-opening 3-1 win at Colgate (Oct. 4) • tallied first collegiate points with two assists at Colgate (Oct. 5) • recorded two assists in 6-3 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 19) • had one assist in 4-0 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 25) • scored the game-winning goal at St. Cloud State (Nov. 8) for her first collegiate goal • saw action at center in two games, going 3-for-5 and 3-for-3 in face-offs (Nov. 23 and Nov. 30) • scored her second career goal in 9-1 win over Princeton (Dec. 1) • picked up an assist in 6-0 win over UMD (Feb. 21).
High School/Club: Played at Bloomington Jefferson High School for coach Mark Stephan • five-time All-South Suburban Conference honoree • all-state honoree named to the Star Tribune 2013 All-Metro second team after leading her team to a 15-9-1 overall record as a senior • recorded 43 points (22g-21a) as a senior • attended USA Hockey national development camps in 2011 and 2012 • played in USA Hockey national development camp all-star game in 2011 • played club hockey for the Minnesota Whitecaps • played in the Minnesota High School Fall Elite League • five-year hockey letterwinner • two-year academic letterwinner.
Personal: Born February 28, 1995 • daughter of Patrick and Lisa Cline • has two siblings, older brother, Connor, and older sister, Katie • a 2013 graduate of Bloomington Jefferson High School • undecided on a major • shoots left • enjoys playing tennis, going on vacation and visiting her cabin.