March 28, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- Senior goaltender Alex Rigsby, Wisconsin's all-time leader in wins, was named to the All-USCHO first-team, U.S. College Hockey Online announced Friday.
It marks the second national honor Rigsby has received this year after the Delafield, Wis., native was named a first-team All-American by the American Hockey Coaches Association last week. Rigsby was an All-USCHO second team honoree last year
The first goaltender captain in program history, Rigsby ended her Wisconsin career with 100 wins, which is tied for the second most in NCAA history. Rigsby ended her season with a 17-7-2 record and a .945 save percentage, which ranked second in the nation. Her goals-against average of 1.32 was the third best in the country. In addition to her performance on the ice, Rigsby excelled in the classroom and was named a 2014 WCHA Scholar-Athlete and earned a spot on the All-WCHA Academic team.
The 24 players honored by USCHO represent 15 different teams. Minnesota led the way with five honorees, while NCAA champion Clarkson has three. Eight players represent the Western Collegiate Hockey Association as Minnesota's Hannah Brandt, Rachel Ramsey, Kelly Terry, Rachael Bona and Dani Cameranesi, Ohio State's Sara Schmitt and Minnesota Duluth's Lara Stadler joined Rigsby on the USCHO teams.