American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Ice Hockey Team

American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Ice Hockey Team

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American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Ice Hockey Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce its inaugural American Family Insurance ALL-USA high school girls ice hockey team. The team was selected by David Darby of Gannett Michigan, with help from Gannett Michigan’s George Sipple and Zach Libby, state hockey coaches associations and the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. 

PHOTOS: ALL-USA Girls Ice Hockey Team


COACH OF THE YEAR:
Duxbury (Mass.) Friend Weiler

His team had won the Division 2 Massachusetts state title in each of the past three seasons. This year, however, Duxbury moved up to Division 1. It still only lost one game, and claimed the Division 1 state title.
 

FIRST TEAM

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
F: Baylee Wellhausen, Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)

Vitals: 5-feet-4, senior, shoots left 

Noteworthy: Scored 43 goals and 36 assists in 42 games. Niece of Hockey Hall of Famer Cammi Granato. Hometown is Williams Bay, Wis. Plans to attend Wisconsin.
 

F: Lexie Laing, Noble and Greenough (Dedham, Mass.)

Vitals: 5-6, senior, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 26 goals and 19 assists in 25 games. Named player of the year in New England Prep School conference. Hometown is Marblehead, Mass. Plans to attend Harvard.

F: Taylar Cianfarano, National Sports Academy (Lake Placid, N.Y.) 

Vitals: 5-6, senior, shoots left 

Noteworthy: Scored 53 goals and 50 assists in 43 games. Hometown is Oswego, N.Y., won state title with Oswego in 2010 playing on varsity as an eighth grader. Plans to attend Wisconsin. 

D: Sydney Baldwin, Minnetonka (Minn.)

Vitals: 5-8, senior, shoots left 

Noteworthy: Scored 12 goals and 19 assists in 27 games. Named Minnesota 2014 Ms. Hockey, led Minnetonka to three consecutive Class 2A titles freshman through junior years. Plans to attend Minnesota.

D: Maddie Rolfes, Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)

Vitals: 5-7, senior, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 11 goals and 20 assists in 39 games. Hometown is West Des Moines, Iowa. Plans to attend Wisconsin. 

G: Erin O’Neil, Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) 

Vitals: 5-8, senior, catches right.

Noteworthy: Compiled a 17-5 record with a 1.25 goals-average against, .948 save percentage and seven shutouts. Named Minnesota Senior Goalie of the Year. Plans to attend Boston University.

SECOND TEAM

F: Taylor Williamson, Edina (Minn.)

Vitals: 5-7, junior, shoots left

Noteworthy: Scored 29 goals and 19 assists in 24 games. Has led Edina in scoring each of the past three seasons. Plans to attend Minnesota.

F: Melissa Samoskevich, Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)

Vitals: 5-4, junior, shoots left

Noteworthy: Scored 26 goals and 31 assists in 40 games. Played defense until moving to forward as a sophomore, plays on defense for the U.S. Under-18 national team. Hometown is Sandy Hook, Conn. Plans to attend Quinnipiac.

F: Nicole Unsworth, University School of Milwaukee (Wis.)

Vitals: 5-6, freshman, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 63 goals and 44 assists in 27 games. Broke school season record for points and scored most points in Wisconsin prep hockey this season – boys or girls. Attends Nicolet High School. 

D: Grace Bizal, Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.)

Vitals: 5-5, junior, shoots left

Noteworthy: Scored 12 goals and 19 assists in 24 games. Strong skater who isn’t afraid to join the rush on offense. Plans to attend Boston College. 

D: Ellie Woodman, Rock County (Beloit, Wis.)  

Vitals: 5-6, senior, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 21 goals and 22 assists in 25 games. Won award for Wisconsin’s top defenseman this season. Attends Beloit (Wis.) Memorial High School. Plans to attend Lindenwood College.

G Kaitlin Burt, Buckingham Brown & Nichols (Cambridge, Mass.)

Vitals: 5-7, junior, catches left.

Noteworthy: Allowed only 34 goals in 1,012 minutes played, compiling a .938 save percentage. Hometown is Lynn, Mass. Plans to attend Boston College. 

THIRD TEAM

F: Caitrin Lonergan, St. Paul’s (Concord, N.H.)

Vitals: 5-7, sophomore, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 22 goals and 24 assists in 27 games. Hometown is Roslindale, Mass. Plans to attend Harvard.

F: Maliya Rodgers, Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) 

Vitals: 5-4, senior, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 26 goals and 24 assists in 25 games. Strong skater with a quick shot who always seems to be in the right position to score. Plans to attend Minnesota.

F Rebecca Gilmore, Noble and Greenough (Dedham, Mass.)

Vitals: 5-6, freshman, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 19 goals and 17 assists in 25 games. Hometown is Wayland, Mass. One of the youngest members of U.S. Under-18 national team.

D: Tori Holland, West Fargo (N.D.)

Vitals: 5-5, senior, shoot right.

Noteworthy: Scored 15 goals and 31 assists in 26 games this season, and 116 points in four-year career. Named North Dakota Senior Athlete of the Year. Choosing between three schools for college hockey.

D: Toni Ann Miano, North American Hockey Academy (Stowe, Vt.) 

Vitals: 5-4, senior, shoots right

Noteworthy: Scored 17 goals and 53 assists in 78 games. Hometown is Bronx, N.Y. Plans to attend Boston University. 

G: Kerri St. Denis, St. Paul’s (Concord, N.H.)

Vitals: 5-6, junior, catches left

Noteworthy: Allowed 24 goals in 1,048 minutes played, compiling a .937 save percentage. Hometown is Auburn, Maine. Uncommitted.

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