Senior captain Meghan Duggan (Danvers, Mass.) has been honored by the U.S. Olympic Committee for her outstanding performance in the month of February. Duggan finished third in the voting for the USOC's Februaty Female Athlete of the Month.
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WCHA Final Face-off MVP Brianna Decker led the Badgers with four points in the two games, while Meghan Duggan and Kelly Nash added three points apiece. Alex Rigsby improved to 24-1-2, earning both wins in goal for the Badgers.
Read what the media said about the Badgers in the WCHA Final Face-off.
Every Tuesday through March 8, USAHockey.com ran a weekly feature story on potential candidates for the 2011 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. Duggan was this week's featured student-athlete.
No. 1 Wisconsin earned its fourth WCHA postseason crown last weekend at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. UW defeated Minnesota 5-4 in overtime to become the 2011 WCHA Final Face-off champions. The Badgers shut out North Dakota, 3-0, in the semifinals to advance to the title game.
While in Minneapolis last weekend, the Badgers also attended the WCHA awards ceremony, where senior Meghan Duggan was named the WCHA Player of the Year. Check out pictures from the weekend at UWBadgers.com.
WCHA Final Face-off Champions, March 5, 2011
WCHA Semifinal vs. North Dakota, March 4, 2011
2011 WCHA Awards, March 3, 2011
Mandy Hansen chronicled all the action in No. 1 Wisconsin's 3-0 win over No. 8 North Dakota in the semifinal round of the WCHA Final Face-off on March 4, 2011 at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis.
Andy Baggot caught up with senior Carla Pentimone, looking at her many contributions to the UW women's hockey team.
Read the full story below.
Madison.com: "Badgers have their 'Rudy' in Pentimone" (Feb. 25, 2011)
Justin Mozer chronicled all the action in Wisconsin's 6-1 win over Marquette on Feb. 23, 2011 at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison, Wis.
The UW women's tennis team held Kids' Day in conjunction with its match against Marquette at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium on Feb. 23, 2011. The Badgers defeated the Golden Eagles, 6-1. Bucky Badger attended the match, and the Badgers held a serving competition for kids between singles and doubles competition.
Check out a photo gallery from Kids' Day: Kids' Day photo gallery