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Cara Zubko
Cara  Zubko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Preceville, Saskatchewan

High School:
Pursuit of Excellence

Last College:
Pursuit of Excellence

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defenseman

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

02/19/2013

Athletics Good Stuff

February 12 - February 18, 2013

02/16/2013

Ohio State Edged by No. 7/8 North Dakota

Buckeyes host Minnesota State in season finale at VCA next weekend

02/07/2013

Ohio State Hosts Top-Ranked Minnesota

Buckeyes attempt to be first to knock off the defending champions

02/05/2013

Athletics Good Stuff

January 29 - February 4, 2013

09/11/2014

Buckeyes Welcome WCHA Commissioner Aaron Kemp

As a part of his "goodwill tour," Kemp took time to meet Buckeye student-athletes, coaches, staff and media

Career Honors

Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2013)

2015-16 (Senior Season)

Played in all 36 games for the Buckeyes, totaling five goals and 13 assists … her 18 points were the second-most among Ohio State defensemen … nominated for the 2016 BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award, the second Buckeye in as many years to be up for the award … notched her first points of the season on opening night, dishing out two assists in a 5-1 win at Lindenwood … scored three goals in a four game span in October; Zubko tallied one goal against Minnesota and the next weekend scored in both games against Minnesota State … had a season-long five-game point streak from Oct. 16-Nov. 6.

2014-15 (Junior Season)

Appeared in 26 games as a junior... recorded four assists, three of which came in WCHA play... notched an assist and earned a +2 rating on the ice in Ohio State's 6-0 victory over Penn State on Jan. 3.

2013-14 (Sophomore Season)

Saw the ice in 35 games during the 2013-14 campaign... tallied seven points on two goals and five assists... scored first career goal Dec. 7 against Minnesota... had a three-point game Feb. 1 at St. Cloud State... fired 31 shots on net... credited with 32 blocked shots.

2012-13 (Freshman Season)

Played in 28 games in her rookie season... tallied five points on five assists... recorded first career point on Oct. 5 at Minnesota Duluth... put 25 shots on goal... credited with 16 blocked shots.

Prior to Ohio State

Played defense for Pursuit of Excellence HS team from 2010-12 ... member of Prairie Fire team of the SFMAAAHL from 2007-10 and served as team captain during 09-10 season ... member of Team Saskatchewan from 2009-12 ... was assistant captain for Pursuit of Excellence during 11-12 season and team was Minnesota Thoroughbreds Champions... CSSHL Champions and Notre Dame Tournament Champions in 10-11 season

Personal

Daughter of Colleen and Lorne ... has a brother, Cody ... participated in high school volleyball, basketball, badminton, track and field, lacrosse and softball ... lists greatest sports thrill as making Team Saskatchewan for the first time and also going to the Canada Winter Games ... other hobbies include fishing, hunting, water skiing, biking, road hockey and working out.

Career Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2012-13 28 0 5 5 25 6-12 0 0 0 0
2013-14 35 2 5 7 31 10-31 -4 1 0 0
2014-15 26 0 4 4 33 7-14 0 0 0 0
2015-16 20 4 8 12 48 7-25 -4 2 0 0
TOTAL 109 6 22 28 137 30-82 -8 3 0

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WCHA Statistics

Year GP G A PT Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2012-13 21 0 5 5 18 5-10 +1 0 0 0
2013-14 27 2 4 6 27 9-29 -5 1 0 0
2014-15 20 0 3 3 26 6-12 -2 0 0 0
2015-16 14 4 4 8 28 4-19 -8 2 0 0
TOTAL 82 6 16 22 99 24-70 -14 3 0 0

THE ZUBKO FILE

Career Game Highs

Goals 1

6x, last Nov. 21, 2015 at St. Cloud State

Assists 2

2x, last Oct. 2, 2015 at Lindenwood

Points 3 Feb. 1, 2014 at St. Cloud State
PIM 15 2x, last Dec. 12, 2015 vs. Minnesota Duluth
Shots 5 4x, last Nov. 28, 2015 at Vermont
Plus/Minus +3

Oct. 27, 2012 vs. Bemidji State

Career Milestones

First Goal - Dec. 7, 2013 vs. Minnesota

First Assist - Oct. 5, 2012 at Minnesota Duluth