Willmar Cardinals 2007-08 Girls Hockey preview
COACH Rick Dahle, 2nd year ASSISTANT COACHES Lee Wierschem (varsity), Veronica Collins (junior varsity) 2006-07 SEASON After two wins in 2005-06, Willmar finished 9-17 overall and 4-12 (7th place) in the Central Lakes Conference; Went 1-1 in play...
Rick Dahle, 2nd year
Lee Wierschem (varsity), Veronica Collins (junior varsity)
After two wins in 2005-06, Willmar finished 9-17 overall and 4-12 (7th place) in the Central Lakes Conference; Went 1-1 in playoffs, beating Morris/Benson Area, 3-2, and then losing to eventual section champion Alexandria, 5-1.
Season/Central Lakes Conference: 7 p.m. today at Fergus Falls (Fairgrounds Arena)
Home Opener: 7 p.m. Tuesday against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Holiday Tournament: Dec. 26-28 at Willmar Civic Center (Litchfield, Morris/Benson Area, Windom, Mankato East, Detroit Lakes)
Section 2A quarterfinals: Feb. 7 at high seed
(Name, year, position(s))
Kayte Cole, freshman center
Amanda Croonquist, junior goalie
Meckenzie Dahle, sophomore defense
Sarah Frank, senior forward/defense
Carlie Freese, sophomore defense
Rebecca Freese, eighth grade wing
Allison Johnson, sophomore goalie
Sarah Hulscher, senior forward
Kylie Hulscher, eighth grade wing
Ashley Hutton, junior forward
Jennie Mattison, sophomore defense
Samantha Thompson, sophomore defense
Jessica Torkelson, senior forward/defense
Taylor Sandberg, junior forward
Erin Sheehan, sophomore forward
Ali Sing, sophomore forward
Samantha Sing, senior defense
Chelsey Wierschem, junior forward
Letterwinners Chelsey Beilhartz (11 goals, 8 assists), Elizabeth Flickinger (1-8), Kelsey Johnson (3-7), goalie Abigail Schueller (4.7 goals against average), Nicole Serbus (0-2), Kelsey Swanson (2-4).
Forwards (lines): Chelsey Wierschem centering Taylor Sandberg and Ashley Hutton ... Ali Sing centering Erin Sheehan and Sarah Hulscher ... Defense: Sam Sing, Carlie Freese, Sam Thompson, Jenni Mattison, Meckenzie Dahle ...Goalies: Amanda Croonquist and Allison Johnson .... Notes: Swimmer Sarah Frank will join team after state meet. The JV program will have the same schedule as varsity with two fewer games. Varsity/JV total 29 players ... Top returning scorers are Wierschem (23-12), Ali Sing (6-16), Hutton (7-11), Sandberg (6-8) and Sheehan (9-2).