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.
Minnesota defeated top-ranked Wisconsin by a score of 3-1 to win the 2018 WCHA Final Faceoff on Sunday evening
Four different Gophers scored goals to lead Minnesota to a 5-1 win over St. Cloud State Friday night
Sydney Baldwin, Grace Zumwinkle, Caitlin Reilly, and Olivia Knowles have earned All-WCHA honors for the 2017-18 season
Gopher Womens Hockey vs Minnesota Duluth
2017-18 • Junior Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete and WCHA All-Academic honoree • appeared in first game of the season before missing 23 games • returned to the lineup for 6-1 win over Vermont (Jan. 13) • tied career series-best with three points (1g-2a) in road series at St. Cloud State (Feb. 2-3) • tied career high with two points (1g-1a) in 5-1 WCHA First Round win over St. Cloud State (Feb. 23) • named to WCHA Final Faceoff all-tournament team scoring the game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Wisconsin in WCHA championship game (March 4).
2016-17 • Sophomore Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • scored her first goal of the season in 2-1 win at Ohio State (Oct. 22) • scored one goal in the 5-0 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 28) • scored one goal in the 5-3 win at Minnesota State (Feb. 4) • scored two goals, including the game-winning goal, in the 6-2 win against North Dakota (Feb. 11).
2015-16 • Freshman Season: Tied for third on the team with three game-winning goals • made collegiate debut in season-opening 2-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 1) • recorded first career assist in 5-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 2) • had one assist in five series during the season • scored first collegiate goal, a power-play game-winner, in 8-3 win over Bemidji State (Nov. 14) • had an assist in 3-2 overtime loss at Wisconsin (Dec. 4) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after having a career-best three points (1g-2a) in series sweep vs. Ohio State, including a game-winning goal (Jan. 9-10) • scored the game-winning goal in 4-2 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 23) • scored one goal in 7-3 win at UMD (Feb. 12) • had two points (1g-1a), including an assist on a game-winning goal, in series sweep vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 19-20) • scored the Gophers’ first goal in 3-2 Frozen Four semifinal overtime win vs. Wisconsin (March 18).
High School/Club: Played for Edina High School under coach Laura Slominski, a former Gopher • named 2015 Minnesota Ms. Hockey award recipient and 2015 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year as a senior • received Edina's Athena Award as a senior • served as team captain of the Hornets as a senior, leading Edina to a 22-8-1 record and a third place finish at the Minnesota State Class AA tournament • recorded 60 points on 40 goals and 20 assists in 27 games played as a senior • three-time all-state honoree, four-time All-Lake Conference honoree, and five-time hockey letterwinner at Edina • two-time USA Today All-USA Girls Hockey honoree, earning first team honors in 2015 and second team honors in 2014 • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • earned silver medal at the 2014 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championship in Budapest, Hungary • played for the U.S. Under-18 team in three-game series against Canada in August 2012 and August 2013 • attended U.S. national development camps • played for the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps and played in the Upper Midwest Elite League.
Personal: Born August 20, 1996 • daughter of Beth and Dean Williamson • has a younger brother, Hunter • grandfather Murray and father Dean played hockey for the Gophers • grandfather Murray was an All-American in 1959 and went on to coach the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team in 1968 and 1972 • double major studying Business Marketing and Human Resource Development • shoots left • enjoys visiting her cabin on Lake Margaret in Brainerd, Minn., and fishing, hunting, waterskiing, wake surfing, and boating • volunteers with the Minnesota Special Hockey Program • 'A' honor roll student • two-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Edina.
Meet the Newcomers: Sydney Scobee
6/15/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
Get to know one of the newest Gophers, Sydney Scobee, a junior goaltender joining the Maroon & Gold from the University of Vermont.
Trio Earns Academic All-America Honors
6/14/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
Seniors Sydney Baldwin, Sidney Peters, and Yaroslav Pochinka have been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large Teams.
Cameranesi Signs with Beauts
6/13/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
University of Minnesota alumna Dani Cameranesi will make her NWHL debut with the Buffalo Beauts in the 2018-19 season.