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Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes
PSU, Robert Morris lead the way with 18 representatives each
Hannah Ehresmann is heading to Florence, Italy, and will be blogging her experiences
Laura Bowman tabbed as captain; Kelsey Crow and Amy Petersen named alternate captains
CHA GOALIE OF THE WEEK (Dec. 14, 2015)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Oct. 6, 2014)
2015-16 BIG TEN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR
2015-16 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2015-16 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2014-15 ALL-CHA ROOKIE TEAM
2014-15 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
NITTANY LION CAREER
CHA Goalie of the Week (12/14)...Started and played in 15 games...Finished the 2015-16 season with a record of 5-8-2...Posted a save percentage of .919, a goals against average of 2.33 in 903:04 minutes played...Tallied a career-best 396 saves on the year...Made 30 or more saves six times during the season...Recorded a season-best 40-save performance in a 2-2 tie against Robert Morris (1/23)...Posted her first-career shutout in a 3-0 win against Union (10/18)...Recorded her second shutout of the season in a 2-0 victory against RIT (1/30).
All-CHA Rookie Team honoree...Posted a 4-5-3 record with a 2.35 goals against average and a .927 save percentage in 713:46 minutes on the ice...Turned away 25-or-more shots eight of 12 appearances...CHA Rookie of the Week after a 29-save performance in her first collegiate game, a 3-2 win against St. Cloud State (10/4)...Allowed one goal each in a tie against Quinnipiac (10/12), a 3-1 win at Colgate (11/8) and a 2-0 loss at New Hampshire (1/23)...Undefeated in all but one contest in her first seven Penn State contests.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Four-year member of the Minnetonka High School program, having won the past two Minnesota State High School championships (2011-12 and 2012-13) with current Nittany Lions Laura Bowman and Amy Petersen...As a sophomore, team went 25-5-1, while splitting time in net and posting 1.21 goals-against average and a save percentage of .928...Improved as a junior in 2012-13, posting a goals-against average of 0.91 and .939 save percentage, while Minnetonka went 27-4-0 en route to a state title...Named to the All-Lake Conference honorable mention team in 2012-13...Led Minnetonka as a captain senior year, going 18-5-2 with a .939 save percentage and a 1.32 GAA...USA Hockey Development Camp attendee in 2012 and 2013...Played in 16- and 17-year old All-Star Games...Invited to Warren Strelow Camp in 2013...Played three years with the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps and two years with the Minnesota Girls' Elite League.
Hannah Marie Ehresmann was born March 19, 1996, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, to Mike and Jane Ehresmann...Has two older brothers, Jake and Matt...Intends to major in business administration.
QUOTING EHRESMANN ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State for both the academics and athletics it has to offer. I am very excited to be a part Penn State women's hockey and to be playing in Pegula Ice Arena. I also love the atmosphere and college-town feel at Penn State."
QUOTING BRANDWENE ON EHRESMANN
"Hannah is a big-game netminder that continues the tradition of top-flight goaltending in the Penn State program. She is athletic, efficient, technically outstanding, plays with tremendous poise and is a proven competitor and winner."