The 2010 calendar year was an exciting one for Wisconsin women's hockey. The team saw its ups and downs while sharing countless memorable moments. Relive some of the Badgers' most significant moments from the past year as UWBadgers.com retraces women's hockey in 2010.
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This weekend's Jan. 1 meeting with Northeastern marks the first New Year's Day game for the UW women's hockey team in program history. The closest Wisconsin has ever been to playing a game on the first of the year came in 2008 when the Badgers topped Minnesota State, 4-1, on the road Jan. 4. UW also played an exhibition game against the U.S. national team on Jan. 2, 2009.
Wisconsin is 7-3-1 in its first game of a new calendar year in 11 seasons of women's hockey. The 11 games include six WCHA matches (3-3-0) and two games each with Hockey East (1-0-1) and ECAC foes (2-0-0).
UWBadgers.com talked to the women's hockey team to find out what items are on the Badgers' wish lists this year.
UWBadgers.com talked to members of the men's soccer team to find out what the Badgers want for Christmas this year.
Future Badgers Katy Josephs (Calgary, Alberta) and Katarina Zgraja (Waterloo, Ontario) have been chosen to represent Canada at the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Women's Under-18 Championship as part of Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team, Hockey Canada announced this week. Josephs and Zgraja have already signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Wisconsin and play hockey for the Badgers beginning in the 2011-12 season.
In the holiday spirit, UWBadgers.com caught up with Max Jentsch (Hartland, Wis.), Nick Janus (Deer Park, Ill.) and Ryan Vint (Plymouth, Minn.) of the Badger men's soccer team to find out how the team celebrates the holiday season.
In the holiday spirit, UWBadgers.com caught up with freshman Kelly Jaminski (Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.), and juniors Brooke Ammerman (River Vale, N.J.) and Nikki Kaasa (St. Cloud, Minn.) of the Badger women's hockey team to find out how the team celebrates the holiday season.
The Big Ten Conference released its 2010 Big Ten Men's Soccer Season in Review. Check out the full release from www.bigten.org.
Michigan's first NCAA College Cup appearance capped off the 2010 Big Ten men's soccer season, which saw five conference teams advance to the NCAA round of 16. The 10th-seeded Wolverines competed in its first national semifinal, dropping a 2-1 decision to eventual national champion Akron. Justin Meram scored his tournament-leading fifth goal in the second minute of the match, but the third-seeded Zips notched two unanswered to earn the win.
Former Badger Aaron Holhbein (Middleton, Wis.) was chosen by the Columbus Crew in the second selection of Stage 1 of the 2010 MLS-Re-Entry Draft last week.
UWBadgers.com caught up with members of the women's hockey team to learn just how the Badgers prepare for finals and what their routine is like during finals week.