#16 Stephanie Anderson
|HOMETOWN||North St. Paul, Minn. (Minnesota)|
• Academic All-WCHA
Played in 31 games for the Beavers as an assistant captain... Tied for the team lead with 11 goals and added eight assists for 19 points... Led the Beavers with one shorthanded goal and five game-winning goals, which ranked third in the WCHA... Ranked second on the team with 102 shots on goal... Scored two powerplay goals and registered a +6 plus/minus rating... Recorded three-multi point games and established a career-best three-point game vs. Lindenwood (Jan. 7)... Had a seven-game point-streak from Jan. 30-Feb. 20 where she posted seven points with four goals and three assists... Ranked fourth in the WCHA with three game-winning goals during conference play... Played for Team USA in the 2014 Four Nations Cup Nov. 4-8 and helped bring home the gold medal, recording an assist in four games played... Anderson was also invited to the 2015 USA Women's Winter Camp Dec. 27-Jan. 1... Following the 2015-16 season, Anderson was named to the U.S. National Team roster for the 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship.
Anderson, who served as the assistant captain for the Beavers in 2014-15, appeared in every game for BSU... Led the team with 14 goals, including nine in the second half of the season... Collected 10 assists and finished second on the team with 24 points... Paced BSU with 146 shots on goal and blocked 51 shots... Following her junior season, Anderson became the first player in program history to represent the United States in an international competition as she competed in the 2015 IIHF Women's Hockey World Championship in Malmo, Sweden... Anderson helped Team USA win the gold medal at the event.
Scored five goals and three assists in 33 games… Scored first goal as a Beaver versus Lindenwood (Oct. 18)... Tallied a season-high eight shots on goal versus Lindenwood (Oct. 19)… Had a two-game point streak from Nov. 1-Nov. 8... Scored game-winning goal versus St. Cloud State (Jan. 11)… Tied for team lead with 68 shots on goal in conference games.
Will sit out the season as a redshirt due to NCAA transfer rules.
2011-12 (Freshman - Minnesota)
Played in 39 games, tallying one goal and five assists for six points... Scored her first career goal, netting the game winner vs. Minnesota State (Oct. 21)... Had the first multi-point game of her career with two assists against UNH (Nov. 18)... Had an assist in Minnesota’s 6-1 win against St. Cloud State in the WCHA First Round (Feb. 24).
Prior to BSU/College
Played at North St. Paul High School for two seasons before joining the Minnesota Thoroughbreds club team... A two-year letterwinner at North St. Paul... Earned All-Classic Suburban Conference honors in 2008 and was also an honorable mention all-state honoree that season... Served as a team captain for the Thoroughbreds last season... Was named the Thoroughbreds’ Player of the Week three times... Participated in the 2009 USA Hockey development camp ... A member of the U.S. Under-18 team that won a silver medal at the 2010 World Championships... Also played softball at North St. Paul, where she was a three-time letterwinner and an all-section honoree... Helped lead her softball team to the Minnesota State Tournament in 2009 and 2010.
A 2011 graduate of North St. Paul High School... Majoring in Biology with a minor in Animal Science... Daughter of Mike and Jean Anderson born on November 27... Dad played hockey for the Gophers from 1982-86... Uncle Tom Parenteau was a Gopher hockey player from 1981-85... Cousin, Lexy Parenteau, played hockey for BSU from 2006-10... Cousin, Jake Parenteau, played hockey for the Gophers from 2010-14.
Goals: 2, 2x, Last vs. St. Cloud State (Oct. 30, 2015); Assists: 2, 3x, Last vs. Lindenwood (Jan. 7, 2016); Points: 3, vs. Lindenwood (Jan. 7, 2016); SOG: 8, 4x, Last vs. Lindenwood (Jan. 7, 2016); PIM: 15, at Ohio State (Nov. 8, 2013).