Minnesota faces a WCHA road test in Columbus, Ohio, this week
Kelly Pannek, Kate Schipper and Milica McMillen led the Gophers with three points each in the win
Head coach Brad Frost meets with the media to preview this weekend's series
No. 1 Minnesota opens WCHA play at Ridder Arena this Friday and Saturday
Minnesota earned a 5-0 win over Penn State to compete a season-opening sweep
The Gophers completed a sweep of New Hampshire with a 4-0 win.
2014-15 • Sophomore Season: Named AHCA/CCM Second Team All-American, All-USCHO First Team, All-WCHA First Team, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, WCHA Scholar Athlete and WCHA All-Academic Team • named assistant captain • tied for fifth in the nation for scoring among defensemen with 27 points (5g-22a) • led the Gophers with 59 blocked shots • ranked fifth on the team with a +44 plus/minus rating • had five multi-point games with a pair of assists in each game • named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after recording four assists in the opening weekend against Penn State (Oct. 3) and Boston University (Oct. 4) • picked up an assist in 4-1 win at Wisconsin (Oct. 17) • missed 1-0 loss to Bemidji State (Nov. 1) while earning silver with the U.S. Women's National Team at the Four Nations Cup in Kamloops, British Columbia (Nov. 4-8) • recorded two assists in 4-0 win against Minnesota State (Nov. 22) • recorded two assists in 5-1 win over St. Lawrence (Jan. 6) • set up Hannah Brandt's game-tying goal in 1-1 overtime tie with Wisconsin (Jan. 10) • scored first goal of the season in 7-1 win over Minnesota State (Jan. 17) and ended the series with two points (1g-1a) against the Mavericks (Jan. 16-17) • scored a goal in 3-3 overtime tie with Ohio State (Jan. 30) • had a four-game point streak (Feb. 7-20), including a two-goal series in sweep over UMD (Feb. 13-14) and setting up Rachael Bona's game-winning goal in 3-2 win at Bemidji State (Feb. 20) • had three assists in WCHA First Round sweep over Minnesota State (Feb. 27-28) • had two points (1g-1a) in three NCAA games, including an assist in the 4-1 national championship win over Harvard (March 22) • won gold with Team USA at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship in Malmo, Sweden.
2013-14: Spent the season training with the U.S. Women's National Team and competed in the 2014 Olympic Games with the U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team, earning silver • was the youngest member of Team USA • recorded one assist and played in five games in the Olympic Games.
2012-13 • Freshman Season: Appeared in all 41 games • had 12 points (3g-9a) • posted plus/minus of +35 • made Gopher debut in 7-0 season-opening victory over Colgate (Sept. 28) • first career start came in 11-0 win against Colgate (Sept. 29) • tallied first point by assisting Meghan Lorence in Gophers' 4-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 6) • had a three-point performance (1g-2a) and notched her first goal in a 10-2 thumping of New Hampshire (Nov. 24) • scored the game-winning goal against New Hampshire (Nov. 25) to help Minnesota win 4-0 • named WCHA Rookie of the Week (Nov. 28) for tallying four points (2g-2a) in the UNH series (Nov. 24-25) • scored a short-handed goal in a 5-1 win over Bemidji State (Dec. 7) • assisted Amanda Kessel in a 5-0 rout of Bemidji State (Dec. 8) • recorded two assists in 8-1 victory at Minnesota State (Jan. 18) • assisted Becky Kortum on a short-handed goal against Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 1) • assisted Hannah Brandt on the game-winning goal against St. Cloud State (Feb. 23) • notched an assist in the 8-0 rout of Bemidji State in the final game of the WCHA First Round series (March 2).
High School/Club: Played prep hockey at Roseville Area High School • has extensive experience with USA Hockey, having participated as a National Development Camp player since age 14 • a member of the 2011 U.S. Under-18 Select Team • played for the U.S. at the Under-18 World Championships in 2010 and 2012 • selected to participate in the USA Hockey Festival in August 2011, and took part in the Four Nations Pre-Camp in fall 2011 • led Roseville to Suburban East Conference championships four times, and a Minnesota state title in 2010 • in 2012, the Raiders advanced to the state championship game in Class AA, where they lost to Minnetonka • scored 15 goals and 19 assists for 34 points in her senior year, including seven points in postseason play • tallied 24 points (11g-13a) and was Roseville's top-scoring defenseman as a junior • earned all-state honors in 2011 and 2012, and was honorable mention all-state in 2010 • earned all-conference honors eight times in her career, in hockey, lacrosse, tennis and soccer • a 16-time letterwinner at Roseville, earning letters in hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and academics • played club hockey with the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps.
Personal: Born April 23, 1994 • daughter of Robb and Linda • has two siblings, Ross and Jill • major is Entrepreneurial Management in the Carlson School of Management • lettered in academics and was an academic all-state award winner in tennis.