In what has currently been a really distinctive season for the College of Wisconsin women’s hockey team, 4 Badgers took household yearly meeting honors Monday afternoon, adding to an currently outstanding record of achievements for the 2018-19 squad.
Head Mentor Mark Johnson, senior forward Annie Pankowski, junior goalie Kristen Campbell and freshman Sophie Shirley ended up awarded 2018-19 WCHA honors for their particular person achievement in the course of WCHA engage in this season.
Pankowski — the WCHA’s primary scorer — was awarded WCHA Offensive Player of the Year soon after a stellar WCHA campaign that featured 22 points on nine targets and 13 assists in meeting engage in. With a meeting-most effective 43 total points on 21 targets and 22 assists, together with five activity-profitable targets in 2018-19, Pankowski is also a finalist for both equally the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award for NCAA Division I women’s hockey’s leading participant and the Hockey Humanitarian Award.
Women’s hockey: Badgers defeat St. Cloud Condition to advance to WCHA Last FaceoffPast weekend, the College of Wisconsin Badgers (30-4-2, 18-4-2 WCHA) took on St. Cloud Condition (10-25-2, 5-19) in the first Read…
Campbell earned WCHA Goaltender of the Year for the second straight year soon after posting an NCAA-most effective 1.09 targets against typical in 2018-19 and primary the country in wins and shutouts. Her 30 wins make her the only Wisconsin goalie in team background to win 30 or a lot more video games in several seasons.
Shirley was named WCHA Rookie of the Year soon after currently being named February’s WCHA Rookie of the Thirty day period. Her 37 points on 19 targets and 18 assists this season led all WCHA rookies this season, and she was third amid all WCHA players. She presently qualified prospects the nation’s rookies with a +34 as well as/minus this season.
Past but not minimum, Johnson — the winningest coach in NCAA women’s collegiate hockey background — was named WCHA Mentor of the Year soon after primary the Badgers to an 18-4-2 meeting history this season. The Badgers’ 30-4-2 season history gives them the most wins in the state as Wisconsin seems to be to secure its eighth WCHA Playoff title, and fourth in the final five a long time, less than Johnson.
No. 2 Wisconsin faces No. 3 seed Ohio Condition Saturday at 5 p.m. at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis in the WCHA Last Faceoff.