Ivana Bilic

#23 Ivana Bilic

POSITION D
HEIGHT 5-7
YEAR Sr.
S/C L
HOMETOWN Coquitlam, British Columbia (Warner Hockey School)

2015-16 (Senior)
  • WCHA Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-WCHA Third Team
Skated in 33 games as an assistant captain... BSU's top scoring defender and second-leading scorer with three goals and a career-best 19 assists for 22 points... Was the sixth-leading scoring defender in the WCHA... Led the WCHA during league play with 89 blocked shots... Also led the WCHA offensivley during league play with sever powerplay assists, tied four fourth with 16 assists and ranked fifth with 19 points... Finished the season with 98 blocked shots and 81 shots on goal... Scored two powerplay goals and had six multi-point games... Posted a +8 plus/minus rating... Played for Team Canada's National Development Team Jan. 4-7 in the 2016 Nations Cup, helping guide them to a gold medal crown.   

The senior from Coquitlam, British Columbia led the WCHA with 89 blocked shots during league play and ranks second in the nation with 98 overall. Offensively, she led league blue-liners with seven power-play assists in her 27 conference games (and nine overall), while tying for fourth with 16 helpers and ranking fifth with 19 points (three goals) in WCHA outings. Bilic also ranked fourth among league defensemen with 19 assists overall and tied for sixth with 22 points.
- See more at: http://www.wcha.com/women/pres1516/201603/mar3awa.php#sthash.fQ2nXkkT.dpuf
The senior from Coquitlam, British Columbia led the WCHA with 89 blocked shots during league play and ranks second in the nation with 98 overall. Offensively, she led league blue-liners with seven power-play assists in her 27 conference games (and nine overall), while tying for fourth with 16 helpers and ranking fifth with 19 points (three goals) in WCHA outings. Bilic also ranked fourth among league defensemen with 19 assists overall and tied for sixth with 22 points.
- See more at: http://www.wcha.com/women/pres1516/201603/mar3awa.php#sthash.fQ2nXkkT.dpuf
The senior from Coquitlam, British Columbia led the WCHA with 89 blocked shots during league play and ranks second in the nation with 98 overall. Offensively, she led league blue-liners with seven power-play assists in her 27 conference games (and nine overall), while tying for fourth with 16 helpers and ranking fifth with 19 points (three goals) in WCHA outings. Bilic also ranked fourth among league defensemen with 19 assists overall and tied for sixth with 22 points.
- See more at: http://www.wcha.com/women/pres1516/201603/mar3awa.php#sthash.fQ2nXkkT.dpuf

2014-15 (Junior)
Bilic played in all 39 games for BSU in 2014-15 and totaled 147 blocked shots, which led the nation... Led BSU's defensemen with 23 points (5g, 18a) and posted three mult-point games... The 23 points ranked seventh for scoring by WCHA defensemen and 15th nationally among blue liners... A two-time WCHA Defensive Player of the Week honoree... Following the 2014-15 season, Bilic was invited to attend Canada's National Women's Program strength and conditioning camp.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Skated in 30 games for the Beavers… Tallied 13 points (3g, 10a), which led all BSU defensemen… Provided an assist on the game-winning goal that defeated Minnesota State (Nov. 15)... Scored the game-winning goal against Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 23)… Named Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week Oct. 23 after tallying two assists in a series versus Lindenwood (Oct. 18-19)... Posted points in back-to-back games three different times over the course of the season.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Played in 26 games as a freshman… Tallied three points in her freshman campaign (2g, 1a)… Scored first collegiate goal against Minnesota State University, Mankato on Nov. 23… Recorded her first power play goal against Minnesota Duluth on Dec 1... Registered her first collegiate assist the following day against UMD.

Prior to BSU
Played two seasons for the Warner Hockey School in the Junior Women’s Hockey League... Recorded five goals and 14 assists in 48 games in her first season and notched eight goals and 31 assists in 51 games in her second year... Selected to play in All-Star game both seasons and was selected as a Second Team All Star in the 2011-12 season... Received the 2011-12 top denfensive player award at Warner Hokey School... In 2011, skated in the U-18 National Women’s Championships in Saguenay, Quebec.

Personal
Daughter of Milan and Snezana Bilic was born on March 21, 1994... Has two brothers, Stevan and Nik... Brother, Nik, plays professional indoor lacrosse for the Edmonton Rush... God brother, Milan Lucic, plays in the NHL... Enjoys playing lacrosse and spending time with her family and friends... Majoring in Exericise Science.

Career Highs
Goals: 1, 10x, Last at Lindenwood (Jan. 3, 2015); Assists: 3, vs. Minnesota State (Dec. 5, 2014); Points: 4, vs. Minnesota State (Dec. 5, 2014); SOG: 8, 2x, Last vs. St. Cloud State (Dec. 13, 2014); PIM: 15, at Ohio State (Nov. 8, 2013).

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