St. Cloud State Huskies
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Institution: St. Cloud State University
Location: St. Cloud, Minnesota
School founded: 1869
Enrollment: 16,000
Colors: Cardinal Red and Black
Home Arena: Herb Brooks National Hockey Center
Capacity: 5,159
Dimensions: 200' x 100'
Women's Team
Conference: Western Collegiate Hockey Association
Coach: Steve Macdonald

The St. Cloud State Huskies women's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey That represents St. Cloud State University. The Huskies are a member of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. They play at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud Minnesota.

History[edit | edit source]

In 2010, Felicia Nelson became the first Huskies player to be a Top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award.[1] The club had a 15-14-8 overall record in 2009-10 and an 11-11-6 mark in the WCHA. The team finished the season in third place. This was the first time in school and league history that St. Cloud State was one of the top three schools in the standings.[2]

In the 2015-16 NCAA season, Katie Fitzgerald was the starting goaltender for the St. Cloud State University Huskies. She would lead all goaltenders in the WCHA conference in shots faced, appearing in 34 games played. Her final win on home ice at St. Cloud took place on February 12, as she made 39 saves in a win against North Dakota, besting All-America goaltender Shelby Amsley-Benzie.

Arenas[edit | edit source]

Head Coaches[edit | edit source]

Year by Year Record[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Finish Conference Tournament GP W L T GF GA
Conference Overall Record
1998-99 20 8 10 2
1999-00 24 6 15 3 39 120 15 T-4th L, QF 3-2 (Ohio St) 35 13 19 3 83 154
2000-01 24 12 10 2 92 94 26 4th L, QF 5-0 (Ohio St) 35 17 16 2 131 133
2001-02 24 6 17 1 57 109 13 6th Did not qualify 34 7 26 1 74 152
2002-03 24 5 19 0 48 124 10 6th Did not qualify 34 11 23 0 75 149
2003-04 24 4 19 1 53 107 9 6th Did not qualify 32 7 24 1 74 137
2004-05 28 7 18 3 47 105 17 6th L, QF 3-1 (Wisconsin) 35 9 22 4 63 124
2005-06 28 13 14 1 70 69 27 4th W, QF 2-1 (ot) (Ohio St) 37 18 18 1 97 98
2006-07 28 7 16 5 66 94 19 8th L, QF 2 games to 1 (Minnesota-Duluth) 37 12 18 7 99 110
2007-08 28 11 13 4 54 78 26 4th W, QF 2 games to 1 (Ohio St) L, SF 9-0 (Minnesota-Duluth) 38 18 15 5 86 102
2008-09 28 11 14 3 63 91 27 4th L, QF 2 games to 1 (Minnesota-Duluth) 37 15 18 4 85 105
2009-10 28 11 11 6 70 77 32 3rd L, QF 2 games to 1 (Bemidji St) 37 15 14 8 96 103
2010-11 28 1 26 1 23 135 5 8th L, QF 2 games to none (Wisconsin) 35 1 33 1 31 177
2011-12 28 4 24 0 32 150 12 7th L, QF 2 games to none (Minnesota) 36 5 29 2 44 177
2012-13 28 5 21 2 37 93 18 7th L, QF 2 games to none (Wisconsin) 36 9 24 3 57 113
2013-14 28 3 21 4 40 87 15 8th L, QF 2 games to none (Minnesota) 36 4 27 5 48 111
2014-15 28 5 22 1 28 98 17 7th L, QF 2 games to none (Wisconsin) 37 8 28 1 45 127
2015-16 28 9 15 4 44 88 34 5th L, QF 2 games to none (North Dakota) 35 13 18 4 63 115
2016-17 28 7 18 3 43 82 26 6th L, QF 2 games to none (Minnesota-Duluth) 36 9 23 4 61 113
2017-18 24 6 14 4 41 59 23 6th L, QF 2 games to none (Minnesota) 33 8 20 5 52 82
2018-19 24 5 19 0 38 82 15 7th L, QF 2 games to none (Wisconsin) 37 10 25 2 66 119
2019-20 24 2 21 1 32 98 7 7th L, QF 2 games to none (Minnesota) 35 6 25 4 62 122
2020-21

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Players[edit | edit source]

As of January 26, 2018.[4]
No. Name Position Shoots Height Class Hometown Previous Team Captain
Alternate Captain
1 Janine Alder G L 5-5 Sophomore Zurich, Switzerland EHC Winterthur (Elite Jr. B)
2 Julia Tylke F R 5-5 Junior Delafield, Wisconsin Chicago Young Americans (HPHL)
4 Dana Rasmussen F R 5-2 R-Sophomore Kasson, Minnesota Ohio State University (WCHA)
5 Janna Haeg F L 5-6 Sophomore Lakeville, Minnesota Lakeville South H.S. (MN)
6 Allie Cornelius F L 5-4 Freshman St. Cloud, Minnesota St. Cloud Icebreakers
8 Brooke Kudirka F L 5-11 Sophomore Omaha, Nebraska St. Louis Blues AAA 19U (HPHL)
9 Megan Roe F R 5-10 Freshman Woodhaven, Michigan Belle Tire 19U (MAHA)
10 Tatum Coats D R 5-3 Sophomore Lakewood, California California Wave 19AAA (CAHA)
12 Taylor Wemple D R 6-0 Freshman Lino Lakes, Minnesota Hill-Murray School (MN)
13 Katie Detert F R 5-6 Sophomore Rhinelander, Wisconsin Northern Edge (WI)
15 Rachel Herzog D R 5-7 Sophomore Oakdale, Minnesota Hill-Murray School (MN)
16 Taytum Geier D L 5-9 Freshman Verona Wisconsin Madison Capitols
17 Laura Kluge F L 5-10 Freshman Berlin, Germany Linköping HC (SDHL)
18 Ivy Dynek F L 5-8 Junior Northfield, Illinois Chicago Young Americans (HPHL)
19 Kenzie Wylie D L 5-5 Freshman Ham Lake, Minnesota Blaine H.S. (MN)
20 Suvi Ollikainen F L 5-3 Junior Klaukkala, Finland KJT Hockey (SM-sarja)
21 Emma Bigham F L 5-5 Freshman Minnetonka, Minnesota Minnetonka H.S. (MN)
22 Kayla Friesen F L 5-7 Sophomore Winnipeg, Manitoba St. Mary's Academy (CAHS) Captain
23 Hannah Potrykus F R 5-6 Junior Brighton, Michigan USA Hockey Club of Michigan Alternate Captain
24 Hannah Bates D R 5-4 Freshman Trenton, Michigan Belle Tire 19U (MAHA)
25 Jordan Stewart F L 5-5 Junior Machesney Park, Illinois Chicago Young Americans (HPHL)
26 Hallie Theodosopoulos F/D L 5-6 Sophomore Brookings, South Dakota University of North Dakota (WCHA)
28 Abby Thiessen D R 5-9 Sophomore Red Deer, Alberta University of North Dakota (WCHA) Alternate Captain
30 Karlie Ries G L 5-6 Freshman Sleepy Eye, Minnesota HTI Stars
32 Emma Polusny G L 5-9 Freshman Mound, Minnesota Mound-Westonka H.S. (MN)
44 Olivia Hanson D L 5-7 Freshman Minot, North Dakota Notre Dame Hounds
81 Jenniina Nylund F L 5-8 Freshman Pietarsaari, Finland Team Kuortane
RS McKenna Wesloh F L 5-8 Sophomore Zimmeman, Minnesota Ohio State/ Minnesota Revolution

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • Kayla Friesen, WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of January 24, 2017)[5]
  • Caitlin Hogan, 2010 Patty Kazmaier Award nominee
  • Caitlin Hogan, 2010 Frozen Four Skills Competition participant
  • Molli Mott, WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of February 16, 2011)[6]
  • Felicia Nelson, 2010 Patty Kazmaier Award nominee
  • Felicia Nelson, 2010 Women's RBK Hockey Division I All-America Second Team [7]
  • Ashley Nixon, WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Week of December 7, 2010) [8]
  • Holly Roberts, WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Week of February 17, 2010)

Statistical leaders[edit | edit source]

  • Felicia Nelson, NCAA leader, 2009-10 season, Goals per game, 0.91

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Archived copy. Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. Retrieved on 2010-03-07.
  2. The Official Athletics Site of the St. Cloud State Huskies. Stcloudstate.edu. Retrieved on 2015-11-16.
  3. Statistics :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online. USCHO.com. Retrieved on 2015-11-16.
  4. 2017–18 Women's Ice Hockey Roster. St. Cloud State Huskies. Retrieved on January 26, 2018.
  5. UMD'S STALDER, BSU'S JOYCE AND SCSU'S FRIESEN NAMED WCHA WOMEN'S PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - Players honored for games of January 20 - 22, 2017. WCHA ice hockey (2017-01-24). Retrieved on 2017-02-09.
  6. WCHA (2011-02-16). Wisconsin’s Duggan, Minnesota Duluth’s Larocque, St. Cloud State’s Mott Named WCHA Women’s Players of the Week. Press release. Retrieved on 2015-11-16.
  7. Cornell University - Women's Hockey Trio Garners All-American Honors. Cornellbigred.com (2010-03-18). Retrieved on 2015-11-16.
  8. WCHA Press Releases. WCHA.com (2010-12-07). Retrieved on 2015-11-16.

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