American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Ice Hockey Team: Forwards

American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Ice Hockey Team: Forwards

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American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Ice Hockey Team: Forwards

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USA TODAY High School Sports is unveiling the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Ice Hockey Team for 2015-16. Players were selected based on performance, level of competition and strength of schedule.

The team has nine forwards, six defensemen and three goalies.

Nine players were selected from Minnesota, three from Massachusetts and two each from Wisconsin and New Hampshire.

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Caitrin Lonergan Photo: Noble and Greenough School

Caitrin Lonergan (Photo: Noble and Greenough School)

Caitrin Lonergan
School: Noble & Greenough (Dedham, Mass.)
Year: Senior
Height: 5-7
Noteworthy: Lonergan is a playmaker who contributed four assists for the U.S. at January’s U-18 World Championship. The Boston College signee recorded 43 assists to go with 15 goals last year to earn All-New England first-team honors.

Presley Norby
School: Minnetonka (Minn.)
Year: Senior
Height: 5-5
Noteworthy: After helping the U.S. to the U-18 World Championship in January, Norby was called up to the senior National Team and won the Four Nations Cup in November in Sweden. She was the youngest player on the team by five years. Norby recorded 25 goals and 19 assists as a junior and has signed with Wisconsin.

Rebecca Gilmore (Photo: Noble & Greenough School)

Rebecca Gilmore (Photo: Noble & Greenough School)

Rebecca Gilmore
School: Noble & Greenough (Dedham, Mass.)
Year: Junior
Height: 5-6
Noteworthy: Gilmore led the U.S. in points (9) and assists (7) at January’s U-18 World Championship. She notched 24 goals and 32 assists last winter and joined her teammate Lonergan on the All-New England first team.

 

 

Alex Woken (Photo: Shattuck-St. Mary's School)

Alex Woken (Photo: Shattuck-St. Mary’s School)

Alex Woken
School: Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)
Year: Senior
Height: 5-8
Noteworthy: Woken was fifth on the U.S. in points (4) at January’s U-18 World Championship and finished her junior season with 27 goals and 25 assists. The Fargo, N.D., native surely broke a lot of hearts back home when she signed with Minnesota.

Abby Roque (Photo: Mary McLeod)

Abby Roque (Photo: Mary McLeod)

Abby Roque
School: Sault Area (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.)
Year: Senior
Height: 5-6
Noteworthy: In her fourth year on the Sault Area boys’ varsity hockey team, Roque will be an assistant captain this season. The Wisconsin signee has played for the U.S. at the past two Under-18 World Championships.

Taylor Wente (Photo: Rich Moll)

Taylor Wente (Photo: Rich Moll)

Taylor Wente
School: Maple Grove (Minn.)
Year: Junior
Height: 5-8
Noteworthy: The Minnesota commit piled up 85 points in her first two varsity seasons. She then showed she could score on the international level by leading the U.S. Women’s Select Team in goals (2) at this summer’s three-game Under-18 Series against Canada.

Matti Hartman (Photo: Paul Stinson)

Matti Hartman (Photo: Paul Stinson)

Matti Hartman
School: Hanover (N.H.)
Year: Senior
Height: 5-8
Noteworthy: A member of the U.S. Women’s Select Team at this summer’s three-game Under-18 Series against Canada, Hartman has posted 88 goals and 72 assists for Granite State powerhouse Hanover. She is eyeing a fourth consecutive state title to close her prep career before continuing her career at Northeastern.

Grace Zumwinkle (Photo: Kirsten Burton)

Grace Zumwinkle (Photo: Kirsten Burton)

Grace Zumwinkle
School: Breck (Golden Valley, Minn.)
Year: Junior
Height: 5-8
Noteworthy: Zumwinkle torched the competition last winter to the tune of 39 goals and 25 assists. The Minnesota recruit played for the U.S. Women’s Select Team in this summer’s three-game Under-18 Series against Canada.

Nicole Unsworth (Photo: Tom Geilfuss)

Nicole Unsworth (Photo: Tom Geilfuss)

Nicole Unsworth
School: Nicolet (Glendale, Wisc.)
Year: Junior
Height: 5-6
Noteworthy: Playing for the University School of Milwaukee’s co-op team, Unsworth has topped 100 points in each of the past two seasons. She led the team to the state crown last winter and recorded first-team All-Wisconsin honors.

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