Women's Ice Hockey

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Chelsea Knapp

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
York, N.Y.

High School:
Lawrence Academy

Last College:
East Coast Wizards (NEGHL)

Height:
5-9

Position:
Goaltender

Major:
Business

Chelsea Knapp

Knapp Photo Gallery

Career Honors

WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Jan. 2-3, 2010; Oct 10, 2012)

Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2010; 2011; 2012; 2013)

National Experience
Named to the U.S. Women's Under-22 Team that will face Canada's U-22 Team in three-game series, Aug. 18-21 in Toronto ... participated in USA Hockey's Warren Strelow National Team Goaltending Camp.

2013-14 (Redshirt Senior Season)

Saw action in 13 games, starting in 12, during final season at Ohio State... compiled a record of 4-6-1, a goals-against average of 3.27 and a save percentage of .893... finished season with 324 saves in 716:25 minutes in net... had four, 30-plus save performances... ends career at OSU as all-time saves leader (2,421); tied for most career wins (42); most career games played (99) and minutes played (5,682:37); and fourth in both career goals-against average (2.88) and save percentage (.899).

2012-13 (Redshirt Junior Season)

Started 36 of 37 games for the Buckeyes in her redshirt junior season... finished the season with an overall record of 19-14-3, a .569 winning percentage... saw career bests in both goals-against average (2.49) and save percentage (.911)... her 2117:09 minutes played were also a career high and third most all-time at Ohio State... she finished the season with 900 saves, second most all-time for a single season at Ohio State... posted shutouts against Lindenwood on Sept. 28, at Minnesota State on Nov. 30 and at Minnesota Duluth on March 2... had ten games with 30-plus saves... started all 28 games in conference play, posting a 2.71 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage... held opponents to one goal or less in 12 games... went 3-0 in shootout contests.

2011-12 (Redshirt Sophomore Season) Saw the ice in 15 games for a total of 767 minutes and 47 seconds ... she had 1 shutout on the year at St. Cloud State (Jan. 6, 2012) ... she gave up 41 goals with a Goals Against Average (GAA) of 3.20 ... Knapp made 314 saves for a Save percentage of .885 on the year ... her overall record was 4-4-3.

2010-11 (Sophomore Season)
Used redshirt

2009-10 (Freshman Season)
Became the first freshman to start in the Ohio State net since the team's inaugural season in 1999-2000 ... started all 35 games she played ... finished with a 15-15-5 record and one shutout ... had a 3.02 goals-against average ... made 883 saves - the second-most in the Buckeye records - and was just the second OSU goalie to make over 800 saves in a season ... her save total also was the fifth-highest in the NCAA ... finished with a .894 save percentage ... faced a total of 988 shots ... played 2085:35 minutes in net, the eighth-highest total in the nation ... made 30 or more saves in 10 games and twice had over 40 saves in a game ... held opponents to a single goal or less in nine games ... in WCHA action, started 27 of 28 conference games with a 11-13-3 record, 3.25 GAA and .886 save percentage ... had a three-game span with a single goal allowed in each game (Dec. 12, Jan. 2-3) ... began her career with two overtime ties in season-opening series at Boston University (Oct. 2-3) ... had 33 saves in second game against the Terriers ... collected her first career win in a 5-2 victory at Bemidji State (Oct. 16) ... also made 33 saves in a 3-2 OT loss to Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 13) ... stopped 31 of 32 shots faced in a 2-1 win at St. Cloud State (Dec. 12) ... named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for back-to-back single-goal games in sweep of Robert Morris (4-1 Jan. 2, 6-1 Jan. 3) ... posted her first career shutout with 26 saves in 6-0 victory at Minnesota State (Jan. 15) ... had 42 saves in a 3-2 defeat vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 30) ... collected 32 saves in 6-3 upset at Minnesota Duluth to hand the Bulldogs their last loss of the season as it claimed the 2010 NCAA title (Feb. 13) ... stopped 51 of 56 shots faced in two overtime wins in upset of then-defending NCAA champion Wisconsin in the WCHA First Round Playoff series sweep in Madison (Feb. 26-27) ... had a season-high 43 saves in 5-4 double-overtime loss to Minnesota in the WCHA Final Faceoff semifinal game in Minneapolis (March 6) ... assessed two penalties for four minutes in a game at Wisconsin (Oct. 24).

Prior to Ohio State
Attended and played with Lawrence Academy in Groton, Mass., her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... backstopped the Spartans to a 22-3-1 record as a senior ... helped Lawrence reach the 2009 D-I New England Championship game ... named to the Independent School League All-Star team her senior season ... posted 13 shutouts in 31 games as a junior and was named the team's MVP ... also played with the East Coast Wizards club team ... attended the U.S. Select 16s Festival in 2007 ... at Lawrence, also was the goalie for the field hockey and lacrosse teams and lettered twice in both sports ... was in the Cum Laude Society.

Personal
Daughter of Greg and Colleen Knapp ... has three older brothers: Patrick, Brendan and Connor ... Connor is a goalie for the CCHA's Miami RedHawks in Oxford, Ohio ... enjoys working out, boating and spending time with her family.

THE KNAPP FILE

Career Statistcs

Year GP-GS Min. GA GAA SV SV% W-L-T Sho
2009-10 35-35 2085:35 105 3.02 883 .894 15-15-5 1
2011-12 15-11 767:47 41 3.20 314 .885 4-4-3 1
2012-13 36-36 2117:09 88 2.49 900 .911 19-14-3 3
2013-14 13-12 716:25 39 3.27 324 .893 4-6-1 0
Total 99-94 5682:37 273 2.88 2421 .899 42-39-12 5

WCHA Statistics

Year GP-GS Min. GA GAA SV SV% W-L-T Sho
2009-10 27-27 1567:42 85 3.25 658 .886 11-13-3 1
2011-12 12-8 578:20 35 3.63 242 .874 3-4-1 1
2012-13 28-28 1637:41 74 2.71 734 .908 12-13-3 1
2013-14 12-11 654:23 36 3.30 289 .889 3-6-1 0
Total 79-74 4437:26 230 3.11 1923 .893 29-36-8 3

Career Highs
Saves in a Game: 43, March 6, 2010 at Minnesota
Career Games with 30+ Saves: 27
Career Games with 40+ Saves: 2

Career Milestones
First Appearance: Oct. 2, 2009 at Boston University
First Start: Oct. 2, 2009 at Boston University
First Win: Oct. 16, 2009 at Bemidji State
First Shutout: Jan. 15, 2010 at Minnesota State

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