The Gophers and Crimson will meet in Sunday's national championship game
The Gophers face the Badgers in the national semifinal round at Ridder Arena Friday
The Gophers host the Tigers in the NCAA quarterfinal round on Saturday
Minnesota enters the WCHA FINAL FACE-OFF as three-time defending champions
The WCHA announced its annual postseason awards this week
2014-15 • Freshman Season: Named to WCHA All-Rookie Team • appeared in all 41 games and recorded 11 points (5g-6a) • ranked third on the team with 52 blocked shots • ranked seventh on the team with a +32 plus/minus rating • had three multi-point games • made collegiate debut in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3) • registered first career point with an assist in 4-0 win against Minnesota State (Nov. 22) • had first multi-point game of her career (1g-1a) and scored her first collegiate goal in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 6) • had a goal and an assist in 10-0 win over St. Lawrence (Jan. 4) for back-to-back two-point games (Dec. 6-Jan. 4) • scored third career goal in 7-3 win over Minnesota State (Jan. 16) • assisted a Meghan Lorence goal in 7-1 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 24) • had a career-best three points (2g-1a) with her first multi-goal game in 10-0 WCHA First Round win over Minnesota State (Feb. 27).
High School/Club: Named 2014 Minnesota Ms. Hockey • named Star Tribune 2014 Metro Player of the Year • four-time All-Lake Conference honoree • two-time all-metro first team honoree • three-time all-state honoree • led Minnetonka to an unprecedented three-straight Minnesota Class AA State titles in 2011, 2012 and 2013 • named to Minnesota Class AA all-tournament team in 2011, 2012 and 2013 • registered 12 goals and 31 points as a senior and finished her varsity career with 112 points on 39 goals and 73 assists • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • earned silver with Team USA at the 2013 and 2014 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships • participated in 2012 and 2013 Women's Under-18 Series vs. Canada • attended USA Hockey Development Camps • played for the Minnesota Whitecaps and competed in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League.
Personal: Born Jan. 15, 1996 • daughter of Dick and Gail Baldwin • has an older brother, Garret, and an older sister, Paige • intends to major in human resources and business management • enjoys traveling, tennis, the outdoors, fishing, reading and movies.