Four Icers Named First-Team All-NCHA

From Sports Information Director, March 6, 2014 | Women's Hockey
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - St. Norbert College's women's hockey team placed four players on the All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association first team, the league office announced today. It is the most players by one school on the first team.

Senior forward Zoe Kurth, junior forward Ali Parker, senior defenseman Laurel Hill and senior goaltender Kaley Gibson were all first-team choices. Freshman defenseman Megan Crandell was named to the NCHA All-Freshman Team.

Gibson earned her third first-team All-NCHA honor after going 10-6-1 with a 1.88 goals against average and .938 save percentage. Gibson was a first-team All-NCHA choice in 2011 and 2013.

Parker enters the weekend as the Green Knights' top scorer, posting a school-record 17 goals and 13 assists for 30 points. Kurth is right behind in scoring with 29 points, including 10 goals and a school-record 19 assists. Hill is fifth on the squad in scoring and has four goals and 18 assists for 21 points.

Crandell leads the St. Norbert newcomers in scoring this season with one goal and 10 assists for 11 points.

St. Norbert coach Rob Morgan was named NCHA Coach of the Year along with Marian University's Jamie Kivi and Lake Forest College's Carisa Zaban. Lake Forest's Michelle Greeneway was named NCHA Player of the Year, while Adrian College's Kristin Lewicki was named NCHA Freshman of the Year.