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Six Nittany Lions Achieve Academic Standard Set by American Hockey Coaches Association
Katie McMillan named to the College Hockey America Student-Athlete of the Year list
Penn State welcomes Union Friday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m.
American Hockey Coaches Association announces inaugural All-American Scholars
2017-18 CHA STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
2017-18 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN TEAM
2017-18 CHA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
2016-17 AHCA ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLAR
2016-17 CHA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
2016-17 ALL-CHA ROOKIE TEAM
CHA ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Nov. 7, 2016)
NITTANY LION CAREER
Played in all 36 games during her sophomore season…Tallied eight points on two goals and six assists…Recorded Penn State’s lone goal in a 1-1 tie at UConn (11/24)…Closed out the year with five points over the final three games (1g, 4a)...Tallied a career-best three-assist outing in Penn State’s 6-0 regular season finale over Lindenwood (2/24)…Recorded an assist in Penn State’s 2-1 victory over Lindenwood in the quarterfinal round of the CHA Tournament (3/1)…Netted a goal in Penn State’s 7-2 loss against Robert Morris in the semifinal round of the CHA Tournament (3/2).
All-CHA Rookie Team honoree...AHCA All-American Scholar...CHA Rookie of the Week (Nov. 7)...Played in all 35 games during her freshman campaign...Netted 11 points on four goals and seven assists...On the power play, McMillan recorded eight points on three goals and five assists...Recorded her first career point on an assist in an 8-1 win at Union (10/7)...Scored six points on three goals and three assists during a five-game point streak (10/28-11/12)...Recorded her first career goal in a 6-4 loss at Mercyhurst (11/4)...Tallied her first career two-assist game in a 3-2 overtime win at Mercyhurst (11/5)...Scored a goal in back-to-back games against Lindenwood (11/11-12)...Netted her second career two-assist game in a 6-5 loss against Robert Morris (12/4)...Scored her fourth goal of the season in a 4-3 loss against Mercyhurst (1/28).
BEFORE PENN STATE
During her senior year at Minnetonka High School, McMillan netted 46 points on 15 goals and 31 assists...Minnetonka finished the 2015-16 season with a record of 26-3-3...McMillan’s hockey honors in 2015-16 include: team captain, Hobey Baker award recipient, all-academic, all-conference, all-state honorable mention, Star Tribune All-Metro Second Team...Tallied 28 points (10g, 18a) in her junior year at Minnetonka High School...Alternate captain for the 2014-15 season...Reunites with high school teammates, Kelsey Crow and Hannah Ehresmann...A member of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) "AA" state championship team in 2012-13...State runner-up in 2014-15...Three-time Lake Conference champion...Two-time section champion...2015-16 soccer honors include: all-conference team, all-state, Star Tribune All-Metro First Team...Golf honors: 2015 & 2016 all-conference, 2014 honorable mention, team captain, three-time state qualifier...Other honors: four-year ”A” honor roll member, graduated Summa Cum Laude...2015-16 Minnetonka High School Female Athlete of the Year.
Katherine Lorraine McMillan was born on February 24, 1998, in Waconia, Minnesota...Parents are Brian and Sheila McMillan...Has an older brother, Jack...Finance major with a minor in Chinese.
MCMILLAN ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the academic reputation of the university combined with the outstanding athletic programs."