Minnesota took game one of this week's WCHA series on the road at Minnesota Duluth
Gopher senior Sidney Peters reflects on being a goaltender, overcoming injuries, and keeping a level-headed approach.
Sydney Baldwin scored the game-winning goal in overtime to seal the win and sweep over the Beavers
The Gophers and Beavers wrap up this weekend's series at 3 p.m. CT Saturday afternoon
Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision to visiting Merrimack Friday night at Ridder Arena
2016-17 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • recorded a 10-save shutout in the opening game of the season against Lindenwood (Sept. 30) • made 17 saves in the 3-1 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 7) • recorded 20 saves in the 4-3 win against UMD (Oct. 14) • posted a nine-save shutout in the 3-0 win against St. Cloud State (Oct. 28) • earned a 10-save shutout in 5-0 win against Minnesota State (Nov. 4) • posted then a career-high 28 saves in 2-2 overtime tie at North Dakota and made two saves in 2-1 shootout win for the extra WCHA point (Nov. 19) • posted an 18-save shutout in the 4-0 victory against Bemidji State (Nov. 26) • posted then a career-high 37-save shutout in the 2-0 win at Wisconsin (Dec. 3) • made 16 saves in the 5-3 win against Minnesota State during the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum game (Jan. 8) • posted 12 saves in her sixth shutout of the year in the 5-0 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 28) • posted nine saves on nine shots in the 5-0 win at Minnesota State (Feb. 3) • named WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week after recording a career-high 68 saves on 69 shots, including a then career-high 38-save shutout, in back-to-back overtime ties with top-ranked Wisconsin (Feb. 18-19) • made 18 saves in the 3-2 WCHA First Round win against Bemidji State (Feb. 26) • made a career-high 39 saves in the 2-1 double overtime loss against UMD in the WCHA Final Face-Off semifinal (March 4) • earned eighth shutout of the season with 25 saves in 1-0 NCAA quarterfinal win at Minnesota Duluth (March 11) • made 21 saves in the Frozen Four semifinal against Clarkson (March 17).
2015-16 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • recorded seven saves in 5-0 shutout win at Penn State (Oct. 2) • recorded a six-save shutout in 11-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 10) • made 14 saves in 4-1 win over Yale (Nov. 21) • has seen time in eight of the first 23 games of the season • made 15 saves in 2-1 win at Minnesota State (Nov. 28) • made 16 saves in 9-0 win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 10).
2014-15 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Named WCHA Scholar Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • appeared in seven games, going 5-0-1 • made collegiate debut in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3), stopping 15 saves for her first career shutout • made 19 saves on 21 shots in 2-2 overtime tie with Bemidji State (Oct. 31) • stopped all eight shots faced in first two periods, splitting time with Shyler Sletta, in 4-0 win over Minnesota State (Nov. 22) • earned second complete-game shutout with 18 saves in 12-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5) • made 16 saves on 19 shots in 7-3 win over Minnesota State (Jan. 16) • made 19 saves on 21 shots in 4-2 win at Bemidji State (Feb. 21) for her fifth career win • made six saves and combined with Amanda Leveille to shut out Minnesota State 10-0 in the WCHA First Round (Feb. 27).
2013-14 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013-14 season.
High School/Club: Played for coach Bill Driscoll at the North American Hockey Academy (NAHA) in Stowe, Vt. • team was state and regional champions from 2007-2012 • earned two silver and three bronze medals at the national championships • team was undefeated Junior Women's Hockey League (JWHL) champions in 2012-13 • member of U.S. Under-18 team in 2011-12 and 2012-13 • earned silver with U.S. Under-18 team at 2012 and 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships and was named U.S. team MVP of 2013 championship game • attended USA Hockey Development Camps and participated in all-star games • also played with the Fox Valley Cyclones boys team during the off-season • posted a .96 save percentage in the Midwest Elite League.
Personal: A 2013 graduate of Geneva Community High School in Geneva, Ill. • daughter of Douglas and Karen Peters • born February 26, 1995 • has one brother, Jake • majoring in kinesiology with a minor in biology • catches left • enjoys playing guitar.
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