Two Buckeyes up for major national awards
The all-conference goaltender shares a gameday through her eyes
Goaltender coming off All-American campaign
Taylor White, Blake Leeson and Kassidy Sauve will represent Ohio State
Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Buckeyes Open Season vs. RPI
2016-17: Second Team All-American, the first goaltender in Ohio State history to earn All-America distinctions ... All-WCHA Academic Team honoree … All-WCHA Second Team … three-time WCHA Defensive Player of the Week … finished the season as the all-time single-season saves (1,135) and save percentage (.942) leader in Ohio State history … posted six shutouts to bring her career total to 12, tying the Ohio State career record … started 36 of Ohio State’s 37 games between the pipes … saved 129 more shots than any other goalie in the country and faced 108 more shots than any other netminder … her time spent in net for the Buckeyes (2,098:20) was more than any other goalie at the time Ohio State’s season ended, and she had made more starts than any other goalie as well … had 21 games with at least 30 saves and six with at least 40 … made a season-high 55 saves against Minnesota on Oct. 22 … her numbers against non-conference opponents: 6-0-0, five shutouts, .994 save percentage, 0.17 goals against average … in Ohio State’s 14 wins she had a save percentage of .976 and a goals against average of 0.79 … her weekly save percentage never dipped below .943 all season long … after missing all of 2015-16 due to injury, she made 67 saves and allowed just one goal in her first weekend back in action … posted three straight shutouts from Nov. 4-11, a stretch that included the sweep of Lindenwood and the 3-0 win at St. Cloud State … from Oct. 21-Jan. 7, a stretch that spanned 16 games, the Buckeyes did not allow a single power play goal, with Sauve being in net for the vast majority of those minutes … earned her WCHA Defensive Player of the Week honors after the road series at RPI and home series against Minnesota and North Dakota; her stats in those six games that helped her win the award: 1.32 goals against average, .968 save percentage, 3-2-1-1 record
2015-16: Redshirted (injury)
2014-15: WCHA All-Rookie Team ... Started 20 games for the Buckeyes during her freshman campaign... spent 1213:28 minutes in net, compiling a 9-11-0 record and a .925 save percentage... registered a shutout in her very first game in net, a 1-0 victory over New Hampshire on Oct. 3... recorded three shutouts in a span of four starts (Jan. 4-Feb. 7)... four 40+ save performances, including a season-high 44 against Wisconsin on Oct. 12.
Prior to Ohio State
Starting goalie on Team Canada's 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship-winning squad... was a member of the Whitby Jr. Wolves for the 2013-14 season during the team's championship season... in 2012-13 served as the goalie for the Durham Jr. Lightning, winning a championship there as well.
Daughter of Dan and Tammy Suave... has one brother, Brady... lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the 2014 U18 World Championship with Team Canada... off the ice she enjoys reading and spending time with family.
Denotes Ohio State record
THE SAUVE FILE
First Appearance: Oct. 3, 2014 vs. New Hampshire
First Shutout: Oct. 3, 2014 vs. New Hampshire
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