Patty Kazmaier Award

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Patty Kazmaier Award
SportIce hockey
Given forTop player in NCAA Division I women’s ice hockey.[1]
First award1998
Most recentAnn-Renée Desbiens

The Patty Kazmaier Award is given to the top female college ice hockey player in the United States. The award is presented during the women's annual ice hockey championship, the Frozen Four. The award was first presented in 1998.

The award is named in honor of the late Patty Kazmaier-Sandt, a four-year varsity letter winner and All Ivy League honoree for the Princeton University women's ice hockey team from 1981 through 1986. She also played field hockey and lacrosse. She died on February 15, 1990 at the age of 28 from a rare blood disease. Patty was the daughter of Heisman Trophy winner Dick Kazmaier.

Award winners[edit]

Year Winner Position School
1998 Brandy Fisher Forward New Hampshire
1999 A.J. Mleczko Forward Harvard
2000 Ali Brewer Goaltender Brown
2001 Jennifer Botterill Forward Harvard
2002 Brooke Whitney Forward Northeastern
2003 Jennifer Botterill Forward Harvard
2004 Angela Ruggiero Defense Harvard
2005 Krissy Wendell Forward Minnesota
2006 Sara Bauer Forward Wisconsin
2007 Julie Chu Forward Harvard
2008 Sarah Vaillancourt Forward Harvard
2009 Jessie Vetter Goaltender Wisconsin
2010 Vicki Bendus Forward Mercyhurst
2011 Meghan Duggan Forward Wisconsin
2012 Brianna Decker Forward Wisconsin
2013 Amanda Kessel Forward Minnesota
2014 Jamie Lee Rattray Forward Clarkson
2015 Alex Carpenter Forward Boston College
2016 Kendall Coyne Forward Northeastern
2017 Ann-Renée Desbiens Goaltender Wisconsin
2018 Daryl Watts Forward Boston College

Winners by school[edit]

School Winners
Harvard 6
Wisconsin 5
Minnesota 2
Northeastern 2
Boston College 2
Brown 1
Clarkson 1
Mercyhurst College 1
New Hampshire 1


Year Finalist School Finalist School
2004 Chanda Gunn Northeastern Jenny Potter Minnesota Duluth
2005 Natalie Darwitz Minnesota Caroline Ouellette Minnesota Duluth
2006 Sabrina Harbec[2] St. Lawrence Riitta Schaublin Minnesota Duluth
2007 Meghan Agosta[3] Mercyhurst Sara Bauer Wisconsin
2008 Meghan Agosta[4] Mercyhurst Kim Martin Minnesota Duluth
2009 Meghan Agosta[5] Mercyhurst Sarah Vaillancourt Harvard
2010 Kelly Paton[6] New Hampshire Noora Räty Minnesota
2011 Meghan Agosta Mercyhurst Kelli Stack Boston College
2012 Jocelyne Lamoureux North Dakota Florence Schelling Northeastern
2013 Megan Bozek Minnesota Noora Räty Minnesota
2014 Hannah Brandt Minnesota Jillian Saulnier Cornell
2015 Hannah Brandt Minnesota Marie-Philip Poulin Boston University
2016 Alex Carpenter Boston College Ann-Renee Desbiens Wisconsin
2017 Cayley Mercer Clarkson Lara Stalder Minnesota Duluth
2018 Victoria Bach Boston University Loren Gabel Clarkson

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award". Retrieved 2013-03-24.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-13. Retrieved 2011-02-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2011-02-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "CBS Sports - News, Live Scores, Schedules, Fantasy Games, Video and more". Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  5. ^ "USA Hockey - Features, Events, Results - Team USA". Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Sports News, Scores, Schedules, Stats, Photos and Videos - MSN Sports". Retrieved 4 October 2018.