Opela, Zimmer Join the Boston Blades
Annie Belanger claims a spot on All-Star team for perfect GPA.
Annie Belanger made 36 saves and four Huskies scored in the victory
Elaine Chuli made 33 saves and three Huskies scored in the win
Sarah MacDonnell scored her first goal of the season and Sarah Moses made a career-high 45 saves for the Huskies
2015-16: Saw action in 11 games this season.
2014-15: Skated in 18 games...was a +2 in a tie at Northeastern (Jan. 3)...notched an assist in a win over Providence (Jan. 25)...finished the year with 20 blocked shots.
2013-14: Played in all 35 games for the second straight season to open her career...finished the year with two points...was fourth on UConn and eighth in Hockey East with 51 blocked shots...picked up her first career point with an assist at No. 10 Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 5)...also had an assist in a win over New Hampshire (Jan. 18).
2012-13: Appeared in all 35 games for the Huskies.
BEFORE UConn: Attended Webster Schroeder H.S...played ice hockey for the Boston Shamrocks...four-time letterwinner in track & field...All-County selection sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Cassandra Heather...daughter of Paul Opela and Amy VanDerwerken...has one brother Zak...born on Jan. 12, 1994...a pre-communication sciences major.