20 METRO PLAYERS TO WATCH
(All players are seniors unless indicated)
Lauren Bench, jr., G, Burnsville
Strong competitor who possesses skills to steal games.
Grace Bizal, D, Hopkins
Two-way player tallied 12 goals and 19 assists.
Grace Bowlby, soph., D, Edina
Poised for a breakthrough season. Good skater with stick skills.
Jessica Bonfe, F, Hill-Murray
Hardworking winger with strong offensive capabilities.
Lauren Boyle, D, Eden Prairie
Physical strength and consistency set her apart.
Jenna Brenneman, jr., G, Breck
Game-changing goaltender makes the spectacular look routine.
Sydney Brodt, jr., F, Mounds View
Feisty, smart forward tallied 24 goals and 24 assists last season.
Carly Bullock, jr., F, Blake
One coach called her "the Zach Parise of that team."
Kelsey Crow, D, Minnetonka
Tough to beat in defensive end. Skates and shoots well.
Charly Dahlquist, F, Eden Prairie
Smooth skater with good hands who can bury the puck.
Taylor Flaherty, D, Lakeville North
Big, strong defender will anchor blue line.
Presley Norby, jr., F, Minnetonka
Leads the next generation of Skippers' forwards.
Kenzie Prater, jr., F, Hill-Murray
Tremendous skill set allows her to take over games.
Sophia Shaver, F, Wayzata
Plays with intensity to match considerable speed and hands.
Natalie Snodgrass, soph., F, Eastview
Natural goal-scorer who finds the net.
Mekenzie Steffen, jr., D, Hill-Murray
Ensures defending Class 2A champs are solid at both ends.
Paige Voight, F, Cretin-Derham Hall
Big-game player led Suburban East Conference in scoring.
Taylor Wente, soph., F, Maple Grove
Tallied 22 goals for the Crimson as a freshman.
Taylor Williamson, F, Edina
Speed and rink vision produced 29 goals and 19 assists.
Grace Zumwinkle, soph., F, Breck
Committed to Gophers, relies on good size and speed.