Friday, November 16, 2007

Girls High School Hockey Previews

Here is the Final Girls Hockey Top 5 for the 2006-2007 regular season:

1. Superior (was #1) (12-6-0)
2. Fondy/Waupun (was #2) (13-4-0)
3. Onalaska (was #3) (14-4-0)
4. Chippewa Falls (was HM) (11-2-1)
5. Point/Rapids (was #4) (13-5-2)

Honorable Mention:
Appleton (was #5) (10-5-2)
St. Croix Valley Fusion (was HM) (13-5-0)

You'll find the ranked teams previewed below, as well as Northland Pines, who advanced to the State Tournament.

Northland Pines

Players graduated:
D-Jamie Athens 27-21-48-First Team All-State
D-Julia Weber 4-4-8
F-Star Slade 2-6-8
F-Stephanie Zdroik 0-1-1
G-Rene Placek

12 returning skaters
1 Senior returning

St. Croix Valley

Players graduated:
Tracy Klinger-Honorable Mention All-State
Amy Pierce
Nicole Swenson
Megan Murphy
Betsy Ward-Second Team All-State

13 returning skaters
2 Seniors returning


Players graduated:
F-Danielle McIntosh 13-9-22 Honorable Mention All-State
D-Kristina Westmark 9-3-12-First Team All-State; Player of the Year
F-Danielle Pickett 5-6-11

15 returning skaters
5 Seniors returning


No roster available
F-Emily Haluska will be a Senior and was First Team All-State last season
G-Caitlin Lacasse graduated and was Honorable Mention All-State

Chippewa Falls

Players graduated:
F-Aimee Brasseur 1-0-1

15 players returning
3 Seniors returning
Mikayla Hogan returns, she was First Team All-State as a Sophomore last season


Players graduated:
F-Nicole Hanson 24-28-52-First Team All-State
F-Amy Sibik 32-13-45-Second Team All-State
F-Sarah Lichtie 17-9-26
F-Hailie Meyer 10-15-25
F-Sarah Tyler 5-5-10
G-Ally Swanke-Antony15-5 record & 2.65 gaa

8 returning skaters
2 Seniors returning


Players graduated:
F-Amber Cmejla-Second Team All-State
D-Brittany Schleicher
D-Nicole Drews

12 skaters returning
8 Seniors returning


Players graduated:
F-Taylor VanDamme-Second Team All-State
F-Carise Hals
F-Alyssa Uotinen
D-Alicia Cummings
D-Erica VanDamme

15 returning players
7 Seniors returning

Finally, here is the list of players on Team Wisconsin this year. This gives some insight into how many upper level players made Team Wisconsin from their respective high school teams. The players and teams are pretty diverse....making the mystery of which team is going to come out on top this season even a little more cloudy....

Jersey # Name Grade Position Full Year Team
1 Ayla Jacobsen 10 G Badger Thunder Girls
3 Megan Cox 9 F/D New Richmond Girls
4 Keela Patterson 10 D Rapids Girls
5 Abbey Olejniczak12 F Northland Pines Girls
6 Sarah Suchla 12 F Menomonie Girls
7 Amy Knutson 12 F Fondy-Waupan Girls
8 Maxine Blohowiak10 D Bay Port High School Boys
9 Mikayla Hogan 11 F Chippewa Falls Girls
10 Lauren Gamble 12 F Fox City High School Boys
11 Lily Cranston 10 F St. Croix Fusion Girls
12 Joan Schumitsch 11 D Marshfield Blades
14 Hanna Turnbull 11 D Hayward Girls
15 Karlyn Sturtevant11 F St. Croix Fusion Girls
16 Danielle Cleveland12 D/F Cap City Cougars (Sun Prarie co-op)
18 Mallory Andrews 10 F Red Raiders
19 Josie Johnson 9 D Cap City Cougars
20 Abby Maier 11 F One of the Madison Girls Coops
21 Kaleigh Spickerman12 F Ashland 19u
30 Emily Engel 11 G Madison Metro Lynx