Jennifer Harß

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Jennifer Harß
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University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs goaltender Jennifer Harss, Feb. 26, 2011
Born (1987-07-14) July 14, 1987 (age 26)
Füssen, West Germany
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 143 lb (65 kg; 10 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
WCHA team Minnesota-Duluth
National team  Germany
Playing career 2005–present

Jennifer Harß (born July 14, 1987 in Füssen, West Germany) is a German female goaltender. She played for Germany in the 2006 Olympics.

Playing career[edit]

Harß has been a member of the Germany women's national ice hockey team since 2005. She has participated in three IIHF World Championships (2008, 2007, 2005), In three games played for Germany at the 2006 Winter Olympics, she had a goals against average of 1.89 and recorded 97 saves. At the 2008 IIHF World Championships, she had more than half of the playing time in net for Team Germany.

NCAA[edit]

During the 2009–10 season, Harß filled in for starting goalie Kim Martin. She made a team record of 1138 saves, and led all goalies in the NCAA. In 39 starts, Harrs won 29 contests. The 29 wins were the second most wins in one season in Bulldogs history. In addition, she played more minutes than any other goaltender in the NCAA. Harss accumulated 2386:51 minutes between the pipes while breaking the Bulldogs single-season record for saves, making 1062 in 37 outings. In the championship game of the 2010 Frozen Four, Harss set a team record and NCAA postseason record for most saves in a game with 49. On September 7, 2011, it was announced that Harss was appointed one of two assistant captains for the 2011–12 Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season.[1]

Milestones[edit]

  • First Game: October 2, 2009 (vs. Robert Morris)
  • First Start: October 2, 2009 (vs. Robert Morris)
  • First Win: October 2, 2009 (vs. Robert Morris)
  • First Assist: February 27, 2010 (vs. North Dakota)
  • Most Saves in a Game: 49 (vs. Cornell, March 21, 2010)
  • First Shutout : October 11, 2009 (vs. St. Cloud State)
  • Led NCAA goalies in saves (2009–10)
  • Led NCAA goalies in minutes played (2009–10)

Awards and honors[edit]

  • NCAA Champion – 2010
  • All-WCHA Third Team selection (2009–10)
  • 2009–10 WCHA Preseason Rookie of the year finalist: Jennifer Harss [2]
  • WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Week of December 7)[3]
  • WCHA’s Final Face-Off All-Tournament Team 2010

Personal[edit]

Harß is a 2006 graduate of the FOS & BOS High School in Kaufbeuren.

References[edit]

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