The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Look back at the Gophers' national championship season in 2015-16
Sarah Potomak was named WCHA Rookie of the Year and Dani Cameranesi was crowned the WCHA Scoring Champion
Minnesota returns to action with three games at Ridder Arena this week
Minnesota defeated St. Cloud State at the Roseville Skating Center Friday night
2015-16 • Sophomore Season: Named WCHA All-Academic Team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • posted a career-best nine points (5g-4a) • scored first goal of the season in 7-2 win at Ohio State (Oct. 16) • had an assist in 6-1 win over UMD (Oct. 24) • scored Gophers’ fourth goal in 5-1 win at UND (Oct. 29) • scored a power-play goal in 8-3 win over Bemidji State (Nov. 14) • scored goal in 11-1 win at Minnesota State (Nov. 27) • 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 an assist on the game-winning goal in 4-2 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 23) • had one assist in 6-2 win at UMD (Feb. 13).
2014-15 • Freshman Season: Recorded six points (4g-2a) while appearing in the lineup for all 41 games • made collegiate debut and registered first collegiate point with an assist in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3) • recorded first multi-point game with two goals, including her first career goal, in 12-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5) • had a career-best three points (2g-1a) in road sweep at St. Cloud State (Jan. 23-24).
High School/Club: Played for coach Vin Paolucci at Hopkins High School • 2014 Minnesota Ms. Hockey finalist • 2014 Star Tribune All-Metro first team selection • scored 50 points, including 26 goals, as a senior • two-time All-Lake Conference honoree • four-time hockey letterwinner • 2013 all-state honoree • helped Hopkins to a third-place finish at the 2010 Minnesota Class AA state tournament • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • earned silver with Team USA at the 2014 and 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships • participated in 2013 Women's Under-18 Series vs. Canada in Lake Placid, N.Y. • attended USA Hockey Development Camps • played club hockey with the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps and competed in the Minnesota High School Fall Elite League • also lettered in lacrosse.
Personal: Born April 8, 1996 • daughter of Michele Rodgers • given name is Maliya • has an older sister, Myriah, who played softball at St. Johns University in Queens, N.Y. • intends to major in physics • enjoys photography.
|Nina Rodgers' Career Statistics (As of March 24, 2016)|
Season-Opener Pits Gophers vs. Lions
The back-to-back defending national champion Gophers host Lindenwood at Ridder Arena this weekend.
Gophers Knock Off Whitecaps, 5-4
The Gophers unofficially opened the 2016-17 season with an exhibition game against the Whitecaps Friday.
Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. Whitecaps
Minnesota hosts the Minnesota Whitecaps in a preseason exhibition game on Friday.