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Sarah Nurse
Sarah  Nurse

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hamilton, Ontario

High School:
Bishop Tonnos Catgolic Secondary School

Height:
5-8

Position:
Forward

Shoots:
L

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Sarah Nurse was named to the 2013-14 All-WCHA Rookie Team.

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Honors:
2015 WCHA Final Faceoff Most Outstanding Player ... WCHA All-Tournament Team (2015) ... All-WCHA Rookie Team (2013-14)

2014-15: Appeared in 37 games collecting 25 points (15G, 10A) ... was tied for second on the Badgers with 15 goals ... her five game-winning goals led UW and her four power-play tallies were tied for the team lead ... scored twice and added an assist in the team's 6-2 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 4) ... tallied a goal and an assist in UW's 3-3 tie at North Dakota (Oct. 31) ... tallied a overtime game-winning goal in UW's 2-1 win against North Dakota (Dec. 5) ... scored twice and added in assist in UW's 4-1 win over North Dakota in the WCHA Final Faceoff semifinals (March 7) ... tallied two goals, including the game-winner, and an assist in UW's 4-0 win against Bemidji State in the WCHA Final Faceoff title game (March 8) ... represented Canada at the Nations Cup, helping the team win the tournament

2013-14: Played in all 38 games tallying 21 points (11G, 10A) ... scored her first collegiate goal in Wisconsin's 5-1 win over Minnesota State (Oct. 5) ... set her game-high assist and point totals in Wisconsin's home defeat of Lindenwood, where she recorded three points off a goal and two assists (Oct. 26) ... recorded her first power play and game-winning goal in the team's 5-0 shutout of Bemidji State (Dec. 8) ... assisted in the game-winning goal during the Badgers' 3-1 win over St. Cloud State and then scored the game-winning goal in the team's 4-0 series-concluding win (Jan. 3-4) ... scored her first career short-handed goal in Wisconsin's 4-1 defeat of North Dakota (Jan. 12) ... recorded a goal and two assists in the Badgers' series sweep of Minnesota Duluth (Jan. 25-26) ... assisted in the game-winning goal during the team's 3-1 victory over Minn. State (Feb. 22) ... tallied two points--a goal and an assist--in UW's 4-0 win over Michigan State (Feb. 28)

Prep: Participated in the Selection Camp and Strength and Conditioning Camp in 2011 and 2012 with the Canadian Women's U-18 team ... competed with the Stoney Creek Junior Sabres for two years, where she was assistant captain and second on the team in points for her goals and assists ... skated at the 2011 IIHF High Performance Women's Hockey Camp in Slovakia with Team Canada ... played for Team Ontario Red in the Canadian National Championships, where she won a gold medal in 2011 and a bronze in 2012.

Personal: Parents are Michelle and Roger Nurse ... she has two brothers, Elijah and Isaac ... her cousin, Darnell Nurse, was drafted seventh overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2013 NHL draft ... she is the niece of one-time NCAA basketball player Raquel McNabb and former NFL star Donovan McNabb ... she started playing when she was five ... her intended major is undecided ... her favorite sports other than hockey are volleyball and basketball.

Why Wisconsin?
"It is an excellent and well respected university with a stunning campus and an equally impressive hockey program."

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Six Badgers invited to Team Canada Summer Strength and Conditioning Camp (April 16, 2015)
Nurse and Desbiens earn spots on Canadian Development Team (Nov. 24, 2014)

Nurse's Career Statistics as of March 22, 2015

Season GP Goals Assists Pts Shots Shot % Pen.-Min. +/- PPG SHG GWG
2013-14 38 11 10 21 171 .064 1-2 +11 2 1 3
2014-15 37 15 10 25 167 .090 5-10 +16 4 0 5
Career 53 26 20 46 338 .077 6-12 +27 6 1 8

Nurse's Career WCHA Statistics as of March 22, 2015

Season GP Goals Assists Pts Shots Shot % Pen.-Min. +/- PPG SHG GWG
2013-14 28 8 6 14 130 .062 0-0 +6 1 1 2
2014-15 27 10 7 17 121 .083 4-8 +8 3 0 4
Career 55 18 13 31 251 .072 4-8 +14 4 1 6
Career Game Highs
Goals 2 (3x); MR vs. Bemidji State, March 8, 2015
Assists 2; vs. Lindenwood, Oct. 26, 2013
Points 3 (4X); MR vs. Bemidji State, March 8, 2015
Point streak 4 games; Dec. 6, 2013-Jan. 4, 2014
Career multi-point games 8

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