Kelly Seeler
Kelly Seeler


Eden Prairie, Minn

High School:
Eden Prairie HS




Gophers Punch Ticket to NCAA Frozen Four with 5-1 Win Over UND

Sarah Erickson tallied three points to lead Minnesota


Gophers Advance to WCHA Final With 6-0 Win Over North Dakota

Sarah Davis scores three goals and gets her first career hat trick in the win


Gophers Close out WCHA First Round with 6-0 Win

Amanda Kessel got her fourth hat trick of the season, scoring three goals to pace the Gophers


Gophers Win 6-1 Over St. Cloud State in WCHA Playoffs

Six different players scored goals for Minnesota in the victory


Minnesota Wins 5-2 to Split Series with North Dakota

Megan Bozek and Amanda Kessel each tallied four points in the win


Kelly Seeler GWG

Kelly Seeler collected the gamewinner in a 1-0 win against Wisconsin.

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2011-12• Senior Season: Played in 37 games, missing four games with a knee injury • tallied two goals and 13 assists for 15 points • recorded her 50th career point with an assist on Amanda Kessel's third goal of the game vs. St Cloud State (10/8) • was a game high +2 vs. Minnesota State (10/21)• had an assist vs. UNH (11/18) • scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 victory over Wisconsin (1/7) • had two assists in the 6-0 win over St. Cloud State (2/25) • assisted on West's game-winning goal in the WCHA semifinals against UND • had an assist in Minnesota's win over North Dakota in the NCAA Quarterfinals (3/10) • had an assists in Minnesota's 3-1 victory over Wisconsin in the Frozen Four (3/16) • with 62 career points, ranks ninth in Minnesota history in points by a defenseman is tied for ninth in career goals by a defenseman with 15.

2010-11 • Junior Season: Letterwinner • Played in all 38 games and has 17 points • Ranked ninth in scoring and third by defensemen • Ranked second on the team in plus/minus at +27 • Tallied 13 of her 17 points against conference opponents, ranking seventh among WCHA defensemen • Tallied her first point of the year in the 5-0 win against St. Cloud State (10/22) • Scored her first goal of the year in the 3-2 loss to Minnesota Duluth (10/29) • Netted a power-play goal in the 7-5 win over Wisconsin (11/5) • Tallied three points in the Minnesota State series (11/19-20), including two power-play assists • Scored a goal and an assist in the 4-2 win against Harvard (11/28) • Held a four-point scoring streak from Dec. 4-Jan. 7 • Netted a goal in the 2-1 overtime time over Ohio State (12/12) • Had two assists in the 5-3 win over North Dakota (2/18) • Notched Minnesota's first goal en route to a 4-2 win over OSU (2/25) • Set up Sarah Davis' power-play goal in the 3-2 win over OSU.

2009-10 • Sophomore Season: Saw significant action in all 40 games and has scored three goals and 11 assists for 14 points • Surpassed her rookie production of 11 points • Was a +10 on the season • Member of the power-play unit • Has eight of her 14 points, including two goals, with the extra attacker • Started her sophomore campaign with the first assist in the Chelsey Jones power-play, game-winning goal in the Syracuse win (10/2) • Tied a career-high two assists in the 3-1 win over Minnesota Duluth when she held the first assist in both the game-winner and a power-play goal (10/16) • Scored a power-play goal in the 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (10/24) • Tallied two assists in the Wisconsin loss (11/1) • Netted her second goal of the season in the 4-0 win over Clarkson (11/27) • Finished the regular season with a four-game point streak with assists in both games against St. Cloud State (2/12-13) and a goal and assist against Wisconsin (2/19-20) • Her assist in the SCSU game (2/12) was on Katie Frischmann's game-tying goal • Held the first assist in Sam Downey's power-play goal (2/19) • Trailing, 2-1, scored a power-play goal to tie the game and secure a win over Wisconsin (2/20) and helped clinch the co-WCHA regular season championship • Letterwinner.

2008-09 • Freshman Season: Played in 39 of 40 games, including 39 straight • Had five goals and 11 assists for 16 points • Held a plus/minus rating of +37, which tied for third overall and tied for second among defensemen • Was paired with senior co-captain Melanie Gagnon for the majority of the season • Of her five goals scored, two were on the power play • Scored her first collegiate point in the Nov. 14 win over Bemidji State • Added her first-career goal in the 6-3 Minnesota State win (11/21) • Also recorded her first multiple-point game in the win against the Mavericks • Held an assist in the 3-1 win over Harvard (11/28) • Of her 15 points, 10 have come in the second half • Had back-to-back games against Bemidji State in which she scored a goal (1/16-17) • Scored both of her power-play goals against the Beavers • Set a career-high two goals in the 4-1 win over North Dakota and added an assist in the second game for a three point weekend (2/13-14) • Named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for her performance against UND, the Gophers' first honoree • Tallied a career-high two assists in the 7-0 victory over St. Cloud State (2/20) • Set up Jaimie Horton's goal in the 4-1 win over BSU during the first round of the WCHA playoffs • Tallied an assist in the 7-2 win over Minnesota State (3/7) and held a +2 on the day.

The Seeler File: Ms. Hockey finalist • Member of the Under-18 Team in 2007 • Competed at Eden Prairie High School, where she helped the Eagles to two state championships in 2006 and 2008 under head coach Tim Morris • Tallied 48 points her senior season, ranking second among Minnesota defensemen • held 14 multiple-point games during her senior year • Accumulated a +300 plus/minus mark in her career, including a +104 in 2005-06 • All-tournament member in 2006 and in 2008 • Pioneer Press All-State First Team selection in 2007 and 2008 • Associated Press' three-time all-state honorable mention from 2005-2007 • Four-time all-metro selection and all-conference honoree • Named the team's best defender in 2007 • A standout in lacrosse, was also a three-year letterwinner and was a member of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 state championship teams.

Personal: A 2008 graduate of Eden Prairie High School • Child psychology major • Daughter of Dan and Kris Seeler • Born May 18, 1990 • Shoots left • High school teammate of Gopher forward Nikki Ludwigson.


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