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Freshman Natalie Heising tabbed CHA Rookie of the Year
Hannah Ehresmann tabbed CHA Goalie of the Week; Natalie Heising named CHA Rookie of the Week
Natalie Heising named the Rookie of the Week for the second time
2017-18 CHA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
2017-18 ALL-CHA ROOKIE TEAM
2017-18 ALL-CHA SECOND TEAM
CHA ROOKIE OF THE MONTH (Feb. 2018)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE MONTH (Dec. 2017)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE MONTH (Sept./Oct. 2017)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Feb. 28, 2018)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Feb. 19, 2018)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Feb. 12, 2018)
CHA ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Nov. 27, 2017)
CHA PLAYER OF THE WEEK (Dec. 4, 2017)
NITTANY LION CAREER
CHA Rookie of the Year...All-CHA Rookie Team...All-CHA Second Team...Three-time CHA Rookie of the Month (Sept./Oct., Dec., & Feb.)...Four-time CHA Rookie of the Week (11/27, 2/12, 2/19, & 2/28)...CHA Player of the Week (12/4)...Played in all 36 games during her rookie season...Tallied 28 points on 19 goals and nine assists...Led the team in goals (19), points (28), power play goals (10), power play points (15), and game-winning goals (four)...Finished the year second on the team in shot attempts (131)...Set the program record for goals in a season and goals by a freshman in a season (19)...Set the program record for power play goals in a season (10)...Tied for the lead in the NCAA in power play goals (10)...Tallied at least one point in 21 of 36 games during 2017-18...Netted her first career point on an assist in Penn State’s 3-1 victory over Union (10/6)...Recorded at least one point in five-straight games (10/20-11/3)...Scored her first career goal in a 2-1 loss at Merrimack (10/20)...Netted one goal and one assist in a 3-3 tie against Robert Morris (10/28)...Posted one goal and one assist in a 2-2 tie against Yale (11/25)...Scored a pair of goals in a 5-0 victory at RIT (12/1)...Netted a pair of goals in back-to-back games (2/10-16)...Ended the year with five goals over the final three games...Recorded the seventh hat trick in program history in Penn State’s 6-0 regular season victory over Lindenwood (2/24)...Heising is the second freshman in program history to tally a hat trick...Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Lindenwood in a quarterfinal round of the CHA Tournament (3/1).
BEFORE PENN STATE
A member of the U.S. U-18 Women's National Team...Attended Wayzata High School...Four-year letterwinner...Captain of her high school team during her senior year in 2016-17...All-state honoree in 2016-17...Four-time All-Lake Conference honoree...Minnesota Ms. Hockey Semifinalist in 2016-17...A two-time gold medalist as a member of the U.S. Women’s U-18 National Team at the 2016 and 2017 IIHF U-18 Women’s World Championships...Named the USA’s top forward at the 2017 IIHF Under 18 World Championships...Recorded 20 points on 11 goals and nine assists in 19 games during her senior year...Netted 41 points on 20 goals and 21 assists in 25 games during 2015-16...Tallied 35 points on 13 goals and 22 assists in 2014-15.
Natalie Kathleen Heising was born on June 14, 1999, in Maple Grove, Minnesota...Parents are Patrick and Stacey Heising...Has an older brother, Chase, and a younger sister, Brynn...Biomedical engineering major...Last name is pronounced Hi-Zing.
HEISING ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State for the beautiful campus and the excellent academic program that will prepare me for the rest of my life.”