The Gopher women's hockey team shared some of their favorite moments from the 2017-18 season
A total of 161 University of Minnesota student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten Conference on the Academic All-Big Ten Team for spring and at-large sports.
Sidney Peters, Olivia Knowles, and Grace Zumwinkle have been honored as WCHA Players of the Month for March 2018
Minnesota senior goaltender Sidney Peters has been selected as the 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient
Minnesota made the program's 11th-straight NCAA postseason appearance but fell to Wisconsin on the road Saturday
2017-18 • Redshirt Senior Season: Named 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient • named Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large Third Team, Google Cloud Academic All-District Team, WCHA Scholar-Athlete and WCHA All-Academic honoree • played in 28 games with a 17-9-1 record • posted a .922 save percentage and a 1.93 goals against average • had four shutouts • earned a 14-save shutout in 3-0 win over St. Cloud State (Nov. 17) • earned an 18-save shutout in 5-0 win over Minnesota Duluth (Dec. 9) • made 32 saves in 2-0 win over Minnesota State (Jan. 27) • named WCHA Final Faceoff Most Outstanding Player and to WCHA Final Faceoff all-tournament team after posting a 33-save shutout in 2-0 semifinal win over Ohio State (March 3) and making 31 saves in 3-1 championship game win over Wisconsin (March 4) to combine for 64 saves on 67 shots in two games • made a season-high 35 saves three times, in 4-1 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 20), in 3-2 loss at Ohio State (Jan. 19), and in 4-0 NCAA quarterfinal loss at Wisconsin (March 10) • ranked sixth in the nation with a .952 save percentage and eighth in the nation with a 1.40 goals against average in five postseason games • ended her career ranked fifth among all-time Gopher goaltenders with 53 wins, 16 shutouts, 1.65 goals against average, and 1,464 total saves and ranked sixth in program history with a .921 career save percentage.
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.
Whitecaps Add Two More Gopher Alums
6/20/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein have signed contracts to play with the Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.
Raty Returns to Kunlun Red Star
6/19/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
Gophers alum Noora Raty has re-signed with the CWHL’s Kunlun Red Star for the 2018-19 season.
Leveille Returns to State of Hockey
6/18/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
University of Minnesota alumna Amanda Leveille has signed with the NWHL's Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.