2012–13 Lindenwood Lady Lions ice hockey season

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2012–13 Lindenwood Lions women's ice hockey season
Conference CHA
Home ice Lindenwood Ice Arena
Record
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Vince O’Mara
Assistant Coaches Katie Kells
Rick Pratt
Cory Whitaker
Captain(s) Brett Lobreau
Alternate captain(s) Allysson Arcibal, Kelsey Talbot

The Lindenwood Lady Lions represent Lindenwood University. The 2012–13 Lindenwood Lady Lions ice hockey season was the team's tenth season and their second season as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The team is coached by Vince O’Mara and they play their home games at Lindenwood Ice Arena. The 2012-13 season is Lindenwood's first as a member of College Hockey America, after the team competed as an NCAA Division I independent program in 2011–12 season.

Offseason[edit]

  • July 2, 2012: Cory Whitaker joined the program as a goalie/video coach. Prior to joining the Lindenwood coaching staff, Whitaker coached five seasons for Grand Valley State's American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I women's ice hockey team where he led the Lakers to the ACHA national tournament three times in five years. Whitaker was the goaltender for the GVSU men's ACHA Division II team from 1996-2001. During his time at Grand Valley State, he recorded a .903 save percentage and played more than 2,700 minutes. In 2001, he was named to the first-team all-conference.[1]
  • July 14, 2012: Lindenwood was granted provisional status by the NCAA in July 2012. During the provisional year, the university will follow all NCAA regulations but will not be eligible for postseason NCAA competition.[2]

Recruiting[edit]

  • Lindenwood announced its second NCAA recruiting class on May 3, 2012. The 2012-13 recruiting class includes six incoming freshman and two transfers:[3]
Player Nationality Position Notes
Nicole Hensley  United States Goaltender Hensley played for the Colorado Selects Under-19 team. Notched 4-7-3 record with a 3.62 goals against average and .902 save percentage in the 2011-12 season.
Lyndsay Kirkham  Canada Forward Kirkham played for the Edge School and for Medicine Hat in Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League (AMMFHL) and led that team in scoring in 2011-12.
Brooke Peden  Canada Defense Peden competed with the 2012 Provincial Champion, Edmonton Thunderof the AMMFHL.
Jocelyn Slattery  United States Forward Slattery is a junior transfer from the Connecticut. She recorded 14 goals and 22 assists in 68 games for the Huskies over two seasons.
Rachel Weich  United States Defense Weich played for the National Sports Academy and recorded 6 goals and 35 assists in 69 games with the team in 2011-12.
Kara Wendell  United States Forward Wendell was captain of Champlin Park High School, where she scored 14 goals and 15 assists in 25 games. She is a two-sport athlete and is also an incomming freshman for the Lindenwood women's lacrosse team.
Chloe Williams  Canada Defense Williams was the captain of the Colorado Selects Under-19 where she was a teammate of Nicole Hensley.
Chelsea Witwicke  United States Forward Junior transfer from Niagara.

Regular season[edit]

Lindenwood Statistics Nationally[edit]

  • Lindenwood University Statistics[4]
Name Stat Ranking Nationally
Scoring Offense 1.00 G/GM (0G) #8
Scoring Defense 5.50 G/GM (0GA) #8
Scoring Margin 9 NA
Penalty Minutes 23.50 PIM/GM (47 PM) #1
Power Play 10% #6
Penalty Kill 71.4% #5
Winning Percentage 0-0-0 0% NA
Unbeaten Streak 0g 0-0-0 NA

Rankings[edit]

  • Lindenwood University Rankings
Poll Affiliation Rank
USCHO.com Coaches Poll National #
USA Today Poll National #
INCH Power Rankings National #
NCAA Pairwise Rank Post-Season #
USCHO KRACH Rank Post-Season #
NCAA Ratings Percentage Index Post-Season #

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Visitor Score Home Location Decision Attendance Conference Overall Box score
9/28/2012 6:00 p.m. Lindenwood 0-4 Ohio State OSU Ice Rink Knapp 395 0-0-0 0-1-0 [1]
9/29/2012 3:00 p.m. Lindenwood 2-7 Ohio State OSU Ice Rink Knapp 299 0-0-0 0-2-0 [2]
10/5/2012 7:00 p.m. #4 Wisconsin Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
10/6/2012 2:00 p.m. #4 Wisconsin Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
10/12/2012 7:00 p.m. Lindenwood Minnesota State-Mankato All Seasons Arena
10/13/2012 3:00 p.m. Lindenwood Minnesota State-Mankato All Seasons Arena
11/2/2012 7:00 p.m. Mercyhurst Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
11/3/2012 2:00 p.m. Mercyhurst Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
11/9/2012 2:00 p.m. Lindenwood St. Cloud State National Hockey Center
11/10/2012 2:00 p.m. Lindenwood St. Cloud State National Hockey Center
11/16/2012 7:00 p.m. Penn State Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
11/17/2012 2:00 p.m. Penn State Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
11/30/2012 7:00 p.m. St. Cloud State Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
12/1/2012 2:00 p.m. St. Cloud State Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
12/15/2012 6:00 p.m. Lindenwood Rochester Institute of Technology Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Arena
12/16/2012 1:00 p.m. Lindenwood Rochester Institute of Technology Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Arena
1/1/2013 7:00 p.m. Minnesota State-Mankato Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
1/2/2013 2:00 p.m. Minnesota State-Mankato Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
1/4/2013 7:00 p.m. North Dakota Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
1/5/2013 2:00 p.m. North Dakota Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
1/11/2013 2:00 p.m. Lindenwood Robert Morris (PA) 84 Lumber Arena
1/12/2013 2:00 p.m. Lindenwood Robert Morris (PA) 84 Lumber Arena
1/18/2013 7:00 p.m. Syracuse Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
1/19/2013 2:00 p.m. Syracuse Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
1/25/2013 2:00 p.m. Lindenwood Mercyhurst Mercyhurst Ice Center
1/26/2013 12:00 p.m. Lindenwood Mercyhurst Mercyhurst Ice Center
2/1/2013 7:00 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
2/2/2013 2:00 p.m. Rochester Institute of Technology Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
2/8/2013 1:00 p.m. Lindenwood Penn State Penn State Ice Pavilion
2/9/2013 1:00 p.m. Lindenwood Penn State Penn State Ice Pavilion
2/15/2013 7:00 p.m. Robert Morris (PA) Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
2/16/2013 2:00 p.m. Robert Morris (PA) Lindenwood Lindenwood Ice Arena
2/22/2013 6:00 p.m. Lindenwood Syracuse Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
2/23/2013 1:00 p.m. Lindenwood Syracuse Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion

Note: All times are Central.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Hockey Adds To Coaching Staff". Lindenwood University. July 2, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Ponche, Kalen (July 14, 2012). "Lindenwood Accepted into NCAA as Provisional Member". St. Charles Patch. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Women's Hockey Announces 2012-13 Recruiting Class". Lindenwood University. May 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Women's Division I Hockey Overall Statistics: 2012-2013". U.S. College Hockey Online. Retrieved October 1, 2012.