Senior forward Nikki Ludwigson is a three-time honoree after also earning WCHA Scholar-Athlete honors in her sophomore and junior seasons. An Eden Prairie, Minn., native, Ludwigson is a math major, and will graduate this spring. Ludwigson is also an Academic All-WCHA honoree.
Senior goaltender Alyssa Grogan is a first-time award winner. Grogan, a native of Eagan, Minn., is majoring in business and is one of the team's leaders when it comes to community service efforts. She is one of 23 nominees for the 2012 Hockey Humanitarian Award for her efforts in giving back to the community. Grogan is also an Academic All-WCHA award winner.
Sophomore forward Bethany Brausen is a first-time WCHA Scholar Athlete Award winner. A left wing from Little Canada, Minn., Brausen intends to major in psychology.
The three award winners will be honored on the ice during the Gophers' WCHA First Round playoff game on Feb. 24 at Ridder Arena.
Future Gophers Earn Multiple Accolades
The six incoming freshmen for the 2017-18 season had a successful year before coming to the University of Minnesota, winning a variety of individual and team awards.
Five Minutes with Serena D'Angelo
Gophers goaltender Serena D'Angelo reflects on her rookie season and discusses her academic pursuits.
IIHF Women's Worlds Recap with Stecklein
Senior Lee Stecklein reflects on her experience winning gold with the U.S. Women's National Team at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship.