Minnesota wrapped up the first half of the 2017-18 regular season with a win over Minnesota Duluth on Saturday
Minnesota settles for a WCHA series split with visiting Bemidji State
Sophie Skarzynski assisted six of Minnesota's seven goals against Lindenwood last weekend
Olivia Knowles scored the game-winning goal in overtime to seal a 4-3 win and series sweep for Minnesota over Lindenwood
After allowing the first goal, Minnesota scored three unanswered goals to win 3-1 on the road Saturday
2016-17 • Sophomore Season: Assisted the game-winner in 3-1 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 7) • scored two goals, including a game-winning goal, in the series sweep at Minnesota State (Feb. 3-4) • led the Gophers with six shots on goal in 1-1 overtime tie with Wisconsin (Feb. 18) • scored one goal in Frozen Four semifinal against Clarkson (March 17).
2015-16 • Freshman Season: Started the season at defense before moving to forward in February • made collegiate debut in season-opening 2-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 1) • scored first career goal in 7-2 win at Ohio State (Oct. 16) • had first career multi-point game with two assists in 5-1 win at North Dakota (Oct. 29) • recorded an assist in 8-3 win over Bemidji State (Nov. 14) • had two assists in 7-0 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 22) • scored one goal in 3-0 win vs. UND (Feb. 5) • assisted the game-winning goal in 6-2 win at UMD (Feb. 13) • had one assist in 4-3 overtime win vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 20).
High School/Club: Played for the Chicago Mission under coaches Tony Cachey and Tom Mandarino • led Chicago Mission to the 2015 USA Hockey U-19 Tier 1 national title as a senior • won bronze at the 2014 USA Hockey U-19 Tier 1 National Championship • earned silver with the Mission at the 2013 USA Hockey U-19 Tier I National Championship • three-time U-19 Tier 1 Illinois state and regional champions with the Chicago Mission in 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15 • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • played for the U.S. at the IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships, taking home gold in 2015 and silver in 2014 • invited to U.S. Women's National Festival in 2013 and 2014 • played for the U.S. Under-18 team in three-game series against Canada in August 2013 and August 2014 • has attended U.S. national development camps since 2010.
Personal: Born September 18, 1997 • daughter of Peter Skarzynski and Caren Skarzynski • has five siblings, Meghan, Luke, Mack, Jake and Greta • majoring in communications • brother Luke played college hockey at Middlebury College and brothers Mack and Jake play rugby at University of Chicago • mother Caren played college tennis at University of Chicago • enjoys swimming, paddle boarding, reading, writing, kayaking, running, soccer, tennis, and photography.
Olympic Hopefuls Update: Dec. 13
12/13/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Ten current and former Gopher women's hockey players are in contention to represent their countries at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Zumwinkle Earns WCHA Weekly Award
12/12/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Grace Zumwinkle has been named this week's WCHA Rookie of the Week for her play against Minnesota Duluth last week.
Duo Named to Canada's Nations Cup Team
12/12/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Lindsay Agnew and Amy Potomak have been selected to compete for Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2018 Nations Cup.