GGF GIRLS HOCKEY AT A GLANCE
Senior High Coach: Chad Grassel. Record: 10-16-1, lost to Warroad in the Section 8A semifinals. Key returners: Jr. F Nikki Heaser (2 goals, 5 assists); jr. D Amanda Cowger (1-0); jr. F Alex Fairchild (0-4); sr. D Grace Herndon (1-0); jr. D Chelse...
Coach: Chad Grassel.
Record: 10-16-1, lost to Warroad in the Section 8A semifinals.
Key returners: Jr. F Nikki Heaser (2 goals, 5 assists); jr. D Amanda Cowger (1-0); jr. F Alex Fairchild (0-4); sr. D Grace Herndon (1-0); jr. D Chelsea Morin (6-3); jr. F Emily Pecka (12-7); sr. D Bridget Piche (3-2); sr. F Kelsey Swang (4-0); sr. F Hilary Kujawa (5-8); jr. F Alex Hedlund (6-4); sr. G Ashley Pavlish (89.2 save percentage, 3.1 goals per game).
Top newcomers: Fr. F Leah Jensen; fr. F Jaclyn Scanlan; soph. G Tamara Twite; soph. F Keeley Gregoire; soph. D Francie Piche.
Coach Grassel says: "We're off to a 3-0 start. There are lots of positives we see. We're looking to be very competitive - more competitive than we've been in the past. Our young girls are meshing very well with our older girls. We're seeing some scoring out of our younger girls. We'll be able to have more girls with more points."
Coach: Melanie Lima.
Record: 19-4-1, third place at state.
Key returners: Sr. C Kim Carlson (all-conference); sr. F Katie Whetter (all-conference honorable mention); jr. F Cass Dahl; jr. F Brittni Swendseid; jr. F Greta Lund; soph. F Adrienne Barber; soph. D Megan Campbell; jr. G Hailee Hawthorne; sr. F-D Kayla Kaiser; sr. F Carissa Krueger; sr. D Stephanie Moen; jr. F Megan Durkin; jr. D Erin Ferry; jr. D Shelby Novacek; jr. F Tyler Voegele; soph. D Julie Johnson.
Top newcomers: Fr. G Ali Sondreal.
Coach Lima says: "The girls have been doing a lot of off-ice training. They're working very hard. I'm a newcomer to the group, and they've responded very well. I think our strength is being able to put the puck in the net. Right now, we have a lot of goal scorers coming back, from seniors to sophomores."