2016-17: All-WCHA Academic Team honoree … played in all 37 games during her junior season with a career-high seven goals and 12 assists … her 19 points were second-most for Ohio State in 2016-17 … her first goal of the season was the game-tying goal at No. 1 Wisconsin on Oct. 8 … set a new career-high with three points in a game on two separate occasions: had three assists (also a career-high) and was a career-best +5 on Jan. 6 at Penn State in the 5-0 win, and she scored a goal with two assists in the 3-2 overtime win at North Dakota on Feb. 24, the first game of the WCHA Playoff series between the two teams … had a goal and an assist in the home finale against Minnesota State … scored the shootout winner in Ohio State’s 1-1 tie at Minnesota on Jan. 21, the first time the Buckeyes earned points against the Golden Gophers since Jan. 11, 2014 … scored OSU’s lone goal the previous day at Minnesota … had a season-best three game point streak, during which she was +5 on the ice, in the first half of the year: scored a goal in the 4-0 win over Lindenwood on Nov. 4, added an assist the following game against the Lions, and also tallied an assist on Nov. 11 at St. Cloud State … scored her third goal of the season in the 2-1 win at Minnesota State on Nov. 18 … had an assist on the Buckeyes’ lone goal against North Dakota in the 1-1 tie on Dec. 2, a game Ohio State would win in a shootout … her goal against Bemidji State on Jan. 13 gave her team in early lead in a game they would eventually win 2-1 … had an assist in both home games against St. Cloud State on Feb. 3-4 … assisted on the lone OSU goal in the final game of the season, Feb. 26 at North Dakota … was a team-best +5 for the season, had six instances in which she was at least +2 in a game … fired off 58 shots on net this season, with the highest single-game total being five, which she hit in the Nov. 4 win against Lindenwood … led the team with 243 faceoff wins
2015-16: Skated in all 36 games for Ohio State, scoring two goals and recording 12 assists … scored her first goal of the season against Minnesota on Oct. 17 … dished out two assists in the team’s 4-0 win against Minnesota State against Oct. 24 … scored a goal against Vermont in the 5-2 win to open up the Windjammer Classic on Nov. 28 … had a three-game point streak near the end of January during the Buckeyes’ road swing through Minnesota … had a season-high +/- rating of +2 on three separate occasions, including the Nov. 14 win over North Dakota
2014-15: Played in 36 games during her debut season at Ohio State... tallied one goal and three assists for four points... her first career goal came against Penn State on Jan. 4 in a 6-0 Buckeye victory... that night she also recorded her first multi-point game, notching an assist as well... first career point came at Minnesota State on Nov. 7.
Prior to Ohio State
Four-year starter at Nichols School in Buffalo, N.Y... won four consecutive NAPHA and CISAA championships... earned the Coaches' Award her junior season and was named Team MVP as a senior.
Daughter of Thomas and Barbara Iafallo ... has a brother, Alex ... brother Alex plays hockey for University of Minnesota Duluth ... planning to major in physical therapy ... other hobbies include hiking, biking and four-wheeling.
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Career Game Highs
10x, last on Feb. 24, 2017 at. North Dakota
|Assists||3||Jan. 6, 2017 at Penn State|
|Points||3||Jan. 6, 2017 at Penn State|
|PIM||2||4x, last on Jan. 20, 2017 at Minnesota|
|Shots||6||Oct. 17, 2015 vs. Minnesota|
Jan. 6, 2017 at Penn State
First Goal - Jan. 4, 2015 at Penn State
First Assist - Nov. 7, 2014 at Minnesota State
Emma Maltais Named WCHA Rookie of the Week
No. 5 Buckeyes Top the Beavers 5-4
Boyle Earns NCAA and WCHA Honors