Varsity - The Official Digital Magazine of Wisconsin Athletics

Varsity - February 9, 2012

Varsity is the free Official Digital Magazine of Wisconsin Athletics, covering Badgers football, basketball, hockey and more each week.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 57 of 60

INSIDE WOMEN'S HOCKEY BY ROSS LADUE @BadgerWHockey SCHEDULE (26-2-2, 20-2-2) Last Five Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Jan. 28 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 This Week Feb. 10 Feb. 11 Next Five Feb. 17 Feb. 18 #8 Minn. Duluth W, 4-3 Bemidji State Bemidji State W, 3-2 W, 1-0 Minnesota State W, 5-2 Minnesota State W, 6-1 at St. Cloud State at St. Cloud State Ohio State Ohio State Feb. 24 WCHA Playoffs Feb. 25 WCHA Playoffs Feb. 26 WCHA Playoffs 7 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. TBA TBA TBA WCHA title draws near WCHA with 63 points, six points ahead of second-place Minnesota and 18 points in front of third-place North Dakota. The Badgers need two W wins to claim a share of the WCHA regular-season championship, while three 58 » VARSITY FEBRUARY 9, 2012 isconsin remains in first place in the Rigsby claims another record » In a record book dominated by Jessie Vetter, Alex Rigsby is quick- ly making a name for herself. Against Minnesota State last weekend, Rigsby made 41 saves, enough to break UW's single-sea- son record for most saves in a sea- son. as season winds down Wisconsin closing in on claiming league crown wins would allow UW to claim sole possession of the title. A loss by Minnesota and a win by Wisconsin on Friday, would also give UW a share of the title. A Minnesota loss with two Wisconsin wins on the week- end would give the Badgers outright ownership of the league championship. The previous record of 801 was set by Vetter in the 2008-09 sea- son. Rigsby has 805 saves so far, with multiple games left to play. Ammerman approaching 200 » Senior Brooke Ammerman needs just four points to become the fourth Badger in program history to record 200 career points. Earlier in the season, Ammem- eran tallied her 100th career assist. She currently holds the No. 4 spot on the all-time scoring list at UW, trailing only Hilary Knight, Meghan Duggan and Sara Bauer.

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Varsity - The Official Digital Magazine of Wisconsin Athletics - Varsity - February 9, 2012