Women's Hockey Returns Eight Seniors, Adds Six Freshmen.
34-Game Schedule Awaits the Huskies
Belanger, Roethke and Lersch were all part of prestigious ceremony.
Huskies return to Alfond Arena tomorrow for game two with the Black Bears.
Huskies defeat the Terriers for the first time since 2009-10.
2016-17: Played in all 36 games...Named Hockey East Top Scholar-Athlete...Contributed one goal and four assists throughout the season...Took 23 shots and recorded .043 shot percentage...Game-winning goal over New Hampshire on Nov. 6...Each of her four assists came in a winning effort, including 5-1 victory over Union in season-opener on Sept. 30.
2015-16: Appeared in all 37 games…had one assist on the season…put up 20 shots and blocked 17…assisted Margaret Zimmer’s game-winning goal in the 2-1 victory at Vermont (Jan. 29).
2014-15: Skated in 15 contests as a freshman...finished with two points...had an assist in her first collegiate contest, a win at Union (Oct. 10)...also picked up a helper at Providence (Nov. 9)...fired a season-high two shots at Northeastern (Jan. 3).
Before UConn: Played high school hockey at Buffalo High School in Buffalo, Minn. ...played four years for Buffalo under Ray Dahlof...captained the squad as a junior and senior...finished her career as the second-leading scorer in program history with 167 points on 61 goals and a school-record 107 assists...four-time All-Conference...Buffalo won its conference in three of her four years...First Team All-Section as a senior...Minnesota Coaches Association All-State Honorable Mention...participated in the USA Hockey Select-16 National Camp...also played tennis in high school...was named to the All-Conference Academic Team four times and was twice recognized as Academic All-State.
Personal: Lindsay Catherine Roethke...Daughter of Edward and Jennifer Roethke...Has a younger sister, Allison, and a younger brother, Ryan...Allied health sciences major.