2012-13 WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY BEFORE BC
2011 Team USA U-18 World Championship team member...led Chicago Mission to four consecutive Illinois state championships... claimed the U-16 Michigan state championship...played for Bill Driscoll for two years at the North American Hockey Academy (NAHA) and one club season under John Hindle at Belle Tire Midwest Elite Hockey League (MWEHL)...recorded 23 shutouts, a .610 goals against average (GAA) and .970 save percentage, going 35-4-2 as a senior at NAHA...posted .932 save percentage and 1.68 GAA en route to a 38-11-8 mark in her junior year at NAHA... registered 28 shutouts and a .940 GAA, going 61-9-4 during the 2008-09 season in the MWEHL.
Sophomore | Goaltender 5-7 N. American Hockey Academy Long Grove, Ill.
Born on May 2, 1994 in Chicago...daughter of Amy and Jordan Miller...has an older brother, Adam, who plays hockey...enrolled in the Carroll School of Management...responsible for the naming of Fierce Car Audio brand of car audio supplies...has worked as a baker, specializing in cupcake decoration...also plays basketball, tennis and golf.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
Redshirted...earned the Athletic Director’s Award for Academic Achievement.
EMILY PFALZER Sophomore | Defense 5-2 Mississauga Getzville, N.Y.
#14 AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
Unanimous Hockey East All-Rookie Team selection...ranked third in the Hockey East for defenseman scoring with 18 points (5g, 13a) and was eighth in the league for freshman scoring...BC single-season defenseman rankings include 18 points (8th), five goals (8th), 13 assists (10th)......played all 37 games...+13 plus/minus rating... blocked 20 shots...defense ranked 10th in nation and second in Hockey East for scoring (2.14 gpg)...assisted one goal in Hockey East semifinal versus BU (3/3)...picked up a helper in shutout of Vermont (2/18)...registered two assists at Connecticut (2/11)... assisted one goal in Beanpot versus Harvard (2/7)...earned the Athletic Director’s Award for Academic Achievement...BC Freshman Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Member of the United States Hockey National Camp since age 14...led the U.S. to the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship U18 gold medal as an assistant captain...2010 IIHF World Championship U18 silver medalist...wore the “A” for the 2010 U.S. U18 Select Team...competed on the 2009 U18 USA Select Team...played for two seasons - one as an assistant captain - under Jerry Turi with the Mississauga Junior Chiefs in the Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL)...Led Mississauga to the 2010-11 Alumni Cup - the PWHL Championship Trophy...scored six times and dished out 16 assists in 34 appearances with the Chiefs in 2010-11...notched five goals and 22 assists in 30 games with Mississauga during the 2009-10 season...concluded club career ranked 13th on the all-time regular-season points leaders board for defenders with 44 (10 goals, 34 assists)...also played lacrosse Nichols High School...recipient of the 2009 Yale and 2010 Nottingham Awards, respectively, presented to a person of character who has risen to prominence in their class...winner of the 2011 Williams Cup for high scholastic standing as a student-athlete and embodiment of school spirit...named a 2011 Academic All-Star for graduating in the top three of her class within the Erie-Niagara school district... inducted to the Cum Laude Society in 2011.
Born on June 14, 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y. ... parents are Jill an David Pfalzer... has two older brothers, Matthew and Thomas ‘12...Matt played hockey for SUNY-Fredonia...currently enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS GOALS: ASSISTS: POINTS:
YEAR 2011-12 TOTAL
GP 37 37
1 (5x, last vs. New Hampshire, 1/10/12) 2 (at Connecticut, 2/11/12) 2 (2x, last at Connecticut, 2/11/12)
G A PTS. PEN/MIN +/- 5 13 18 4/8 +9 5 13 18 4/8 +9
PPG SHG GWG BLK 0 0 1 20 0 0 1 20
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