Wisconsin women’s hockey standout Annie Pankowski has been named a top-30 honoree for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year.
Pankowski captained the Badger women last season to their fifth NCAA title. She was named All-American three times, was a three-time finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, a Hockey Humanitarian Award finalist and was named the 2019 WCHA Player of the Year.
The Laguna Hills, California native is the second UW student-athlete to be named a top-30 finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year as former women’s hockey player Sara Bauer was an honoree in 2007.
Pankowski ranks sixth in school history in points with 206 while her 95 goals rank fifth in the UW record books. She also set the school record for most short-handed goals with nine, while her plus/minus rating [Read more…]