Senior Meghan Duggan (Danvers, Mass.) and sophomore Brianna Decker (Dousman, Wis.) are currently riding impressive career-best point streaks. Duggan's 18-game streak is the best of her career, and Decker's 13-game run is also the longest of her career.
Duggan has compiled 43 points on 18 goals and 25 assists over the last 18 games, including back-to-back five-point games against St. Cloud State (Dec. 11) and Northeastern (Jan. 1). She averages 2.83 points per game over the stretch and ranks third in the nation with 2.09 points per game overall.
Meanwhile, Decker has amassed 26 points on 14 goals and 12 assists in the last 13 games to average 2.0 points per game during her career-best point streak. She has seven multi-point games, including a four-point game against Northeastern (Jan. 1).
The current point streaks by Duggan and Decker rank among the longest individual point streaks in the history of Wisconsin women's hockey. Take a look at how the pair stacks up against the longest streaking Badgers.
UW Women's Hockey - Top 5 Longest Individual Point Streaks
1. 20 games - Meghan Hunter, 54 points (Oct. 14, 2000 to Jan. 12, 2001)
2. 19 games - Sara Bauer, 37 points (Feb. 12, 2005 to Nov. 9, 2005 with nine games in 2004-05 and 10 in 2005-06)
3. 18 games - Meghan Duggan, 43 points (Oct. 22, 2010 to present)
4. 16 games - Meghan Hunter, 26 points (Feb. 2, 2002 to Oct. 26, 2002 with 10 games in 2001-02 and six in 2002-03)
5. 13 games - Brianna Decker, 26 points (Nov. 6, 2010 to present)
The rest of the top 10 longest point streaks in UW women's hockey history continues with Kelly Kegley's 12-game streak in sixth. Three Badgers are tied for the seventh-longest point streak at 11 games (Sharon Cole, Bobbi Jo Slusar and Brooke Ammerman). Kerry Weiland and Meghan Hunter round out the top 10 with one 10-game point streak each.
Duggan, Decker and the No. 1-ranked Badgers (20-2-0, 14-2-0 WCHA) return to action at the Kohl Center when they host St. Cloud State (0-20-1, 0-15-1-1 WCHA) this weekend. Friday's game begins at 7 p.m., and the teams conclude the series at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.