Future Badger Karley Sylvester has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2011 Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award, which is presented annually to the top senior girls' high school hockey player in Minnesota, Let's Play Hockey newspaper announced.
Sylvester, a forward for Warroad High School, has 23 goals and 38 assists for 61 points through 21 games (as of Feb. 2) this season.
Let's Play Hockey's 2011 Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award Semifinalists
Rachael Bona, Forward, Coon Rapids
Hillary Crowe, Forward, Blake
Taylor Kuehl, Forward, Mound Westonka
Allie LaCombe, Forward, Eden Prairie
Meghan Lorence, Forward, Irondale
Layla Marvin, Forward, Warroad
Abby Ness, Forward, Roseau
Rachel Ramsey, Defenseman, Minnetonka
Sami Reber, Forward, Edina
Karley Sylvester, Forward, Warroad
All 10 semifinalists are committed to a Division I school for next season, including seven set to compete in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Joining Sylvester in the WCHA are Bona, Lorence and Ramsey (Minnesota), Kuehl (Ohio State), Marvin (North Dakota) and Ness (St. Cloud State).
In addition to on-ice talent, criteria for the Ms. Hockey Award include academics, community/extracurricular activities, citizenship and coachability.
The five finalists for the Ms. Hockey Award will be named in the Feb. 17 edition of Let's Play Hockey, and the award recipient will be revealed at the Ms. Hockey Awards banquet on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 11:30 a.m., at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
The five finalists for the Ms. Hockey Award will be named in the Feb. 17 edition of Let's Play Hockey with the winner announced at the Ms. Hockey Awards Banquet on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 11:30 a.m., at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
The Ms. Hockey Award and the Senior Goalie of the Year Award are sponsored by Let's Play Hockey, the Minnesota Wild and Shock Doctor and DCS Image.
Let's Play Hockey: Minnesota Ms. Hockey 10 semifinalists announced