Seven women's hockey representatives are among Minnesota's 83 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars
Sydney Baldwin and Cara Piazza have been named co-captains for the upcoming season
Take a look back at the 2016-17 Gopher women's hockey season by the numbers
Take a look back at the Gopher women's hockey team's 2016-17 campaign
Five Golden Gophers are among this year's WCHA individual postseason award recipients
Gopher Womens Hockey vs Minnesota Duluth
2016-17 • Junior Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ranked third on the team with a +29 plus/minus rating • tallied two assists in series sweep against UMD (Oct. 14-15) • had a goal and an assist in series sweep over Minnesota State (Nov. 4-6) • had two points (1g-1a) in the series against Ohio State (Jan. 20-21) • posted two assists, including a game-winning assist, in the series sweep at Minnesota State (Feb. 3-4) • posted two assists, including one on the game-winning goal, in the 6-2 win against North Dakota (Feb. 11) • posted an assist on Patti Marshall’s game-winning goal during the 3-1 WCHA First Round win against Bemidji State (Feb. 24) • tallied an assist on Sarah Potomak’s goal in the Frozen Four semifinal game against Clarkson (March 17).
2015-16 • Sophomore Season: Named WCHA All-Academic and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • posted a career-best 22 points (5g-17a) • ranked fifth on the team with a plus/minus of +46 • recorded career-high four assists and set a single-game program record with a +8 plus/minus rating in 11-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 10) • recorded two assists in sweep at Ohio State (Oct. 16-17) • had three assists in sweep over Bemidji State (Nov. 13-14) • scored first goal of the season, a power-play game-winner, in 4-1 win over Yale (Nov. 21) • invited to 2015 USA Hockey Women's Winter Training Camp (Dec. 28-Jan. 1) • had two assists, including one on the game-winning goal, in 3-1 win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 9) • had two points (1g-1a) in series sweep at Bemidji State (Jan. 29-30) • scored one goal in 3-0 win vs. UND (Feb. 5) • had two assists in 6-2 win at UMD (Feb. 13) • scored one goal in 4-0 win vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 19) • had assist in 5-0 WCHA First Round win vs. Ohio State (Feb. 27) • scored game-winning goal in 2-0 WCHA Final Face-Off semifinal win vs. North Dakota (March 5) • recorded an assist in NCAA quarterfinal win over Princeton (March 12).
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 • majoring in health services management and human resources development • enjoys traveling, tennis, the outdoors, fishing, reading, and movies.
|Baldwin's Career Statistics (2016-17 Final)|
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