The Gophers improved to 21-3-0 with a win on the road at St. Cloud State Friday afternoon
Minnesota earned a WCHA series sweep over Ohio State
Minnesota returns to action with three games at Ridder Arena this week
Minnesota defeated St. Cloud State at the Roseville Skating Center Friday night
Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
2015-16 • Junior Season: Recorded first point of the season with an assist in 11-2 win at Ohio State (Oct. 17) • assisted the game-winning goal in 6-1 win vs. UMD (Oct. 24) • assisted the game-winning goal in 6-3 win vs. Yale (Nov. 20) • had two points (1g-1a) in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum game (Dec. 11) • had two assists in 9-0 win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 10) • had three points (1g-2a) in 7-0 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 22).
2014-15 • Sophomore Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, 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.
|Kelsey Cline's Career Statistics (As of Jan. 28, 2016)|
Gophers Tie UND 0-0, Fall in Shootout
Minnesota and North Dakota skated to a scoreless tie in the series finale Saturday evening.
Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. North Dakota
Minnesota and North Dakota face off at 4 p.m. Saturday at Ridder Arena.
No. 3 Gophers Shut Out No. 8 Fighting Hawks
Hannah Brandt and Amanda Kessel led the Gophers with two points each in the 3-0 win at Ridder Arena Friday night.