Jenny Harss
Position Goaltender
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
130 lb (59 kg)
WCHA Team Minnesota-Duluth
Born (1987-07-14)July 14, 1987,
Fuessen, Bayern, Germany
Pro Career 1989 – present

Jennifer Harss (born July 14, 1987, in Füssen, Germany) is a German female goaltender. She played for Germany in the 2006 Olympics.[1]

In action versus the United States at the 2006 Winter Games

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Harrs has been a member of the German national team since 2005. She has participated in three IIHF World Championships (2008, 2007, 2005), In three games played for Germany at the 2006 Winter Olympics, she had a goals against average of 1.89 and recorded 97 saves. At the 2008 IIHF World Championships, she had more than half of the playing time in net for Team Germany.

NCAA[edit | edit source]

During the 2009-10 season, Harss filled in for starting goalie Kim Martin. She made a team record of 1138 saves, and led all goalies in the NCAA. In 39 starts, Harrs won 29 contests. The 29 wins were the second most wins in one season in Bulldogs history. In addition, she played more minutes than any other goaltender in the NCAA. Harss accumulated 2386:51 minutes between the pipes while shattering the Bulldogs single-season record for saves, making 1062 in 37 outings. In the championship game of the 2010 Frozen Four, Harss set a team record and NCAA postseason record for most saves in a game with 49.

Milestones[edit | edit source]

  • First Game: October 2, 2009 (vs. Robert Morris)
  • First Start: October 2, 2009 (vs. Robert Morris)
  • First Win: October 2, 2009 (vs. Robert Morris)
  • First Assist: February 27, 2010 (vs. North Dakota)
  • Most Saves in a Game: 49 (vs. Cornell, March 21, 2010)
  • First Shutout : October 11, 2009 (vs. St. Cloud State)
  • Led NCAA goalies in saves (2009-10)
  • Led NCAA goalies in minutes played (2009-10)

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • NCAA Champion – 2010
  • All-WCHA Third Team selection (2009-10)
  • 2009-10 WCHA Preseason Rookie of the year finalist: Jennifer Harss [2]
  • WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Week of December 7)[3]
  • WCHA’s Final Face-Off All-Tournament Team 2010

Personal[edit | edit source]

Harss is a 2006 graduate of Fos Kaufbeuren High School. On September 13, 2010, Harss and her Bulldogs teammates were part of a group of NCAA sporting champions that visited the White House in Washington, D.C. and listended to United States president Barack Obama congratulate them on their victory.[4]

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