No. 1 Minnesota up first for Ohio State Friday, 7:07 p.m. CT at Ridder Arena
Road team went 4-0-0 in regular season series
February 19-25, 2013
Ohio State wins shootout, 1-0
Five seniors to be honored prior to game Saturday
WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Feb. 5, 2014)
WCHA Rookie of the Week (Dec. 5, 2012)
Earned an invite to Canada's National Women's Development Team selection camp in summer of 2013.
2015-16 (Senior Season)
WCHA Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 18-24 after scoring five points in the series against Minnesota State … named an alternate captain for the 2015-16 season … appeared in 32 games during her senior season, finishing with eight goals and 13 assists … really turned it on in the second half of the season, registering a point in 10 of her final 16 games played … her four points (2 goals, 2 assists) against the Mavericks on Jan. 23 were the most by a Buckeye this season … at the Windjammer Classic on Nov. 28-29 she ended up a +3 with three points over the two games
2014-15 (Junior Season)
Appeared in 35 games during her junior season... registered nine goals and eight assists for 17 total points... tallied a hat trick in the Buckeyes' 5-1 win over Bemidji State on Oct. 17, the first of her career... had two separate three-game point streaks, the second of which resulted in five total points and came in games where Ohio State won by a combined score of 13-1... one of three players to record 100+ shots on the season (106)... her +7 rating during conference play was the highest on the team.
2013-14 (Sophomore Season)
Played in 31 games for the Buckeyes in 2013-14... tallied 16 points on six goals and 10 assists... fired 76 shots on goal... tied for team lead in game-winning scores with three (Minnesota State, Jan. 24; at St. Cloud State, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1)... recorded four points in series at St. Cloud State Jan. 31-Feb. 1... had four multi-point performances... had five-game point streak from Jan.19-Feb. 1... scored two power play goals... credited with 23 blocked shots.
2012-13 (Freshman Season)
Suited up for all 37 games in her rookie campaign... tallied 20 points on 12 goals and eight assists... tied for second on the team in goals scored... was sixth in the WCHA in rookie scoring... recorded her first career point on Sept. 28 with an assist in a game against Lindenwood... scored her first career goal Sept. 29 versus Lindenwood and also tallied an assist for her first career multiple point game... finished the season with three multiple point performances... tallied three points on a goal and two assists Jan. 25 vs. Minnesota Duluth... put 92 shots on goal... scored six power play goals, tied for the most on the team... scored the game-winning goal Dec. 1 at Minnesota State.
Prior to Ohio State
Member of Team Canada U18 in 2011, participating in Team Canada camps ... Member of Team BC in 2011, competing at Canadian U18 Nationals and Canada Winter Games ... In 2010 was Regular Season Champions and Provincial Champions for Okanagan Major Midget ... Leading scorer and All-Star for BC Major Midget also in 2010 ... Kelowna Bantam AAA League and Provincial Champions in 2008 and 2009 ... Leading scorer on BV U16 Okanagan Dist. Team that were Provincial Champions in 2009 ... Played soccer for Kelowna Select U16 in 2008 and 2009, and for U18 team in 2010.
Daughter of Bill and Cheryl ... Has two brothers, Billy and Brett, and also a sister, Lisa ... great uncle was a provincial tennis player champion in Ontario ...named most Athletic Student for females at her high school ... has ambitions to play for Canadian National Women's Ice Hockey Team following her time in college ... wants to pursue a career in the dietary aspects of the sports world ... greatest sports thrill was making the U18 Team Canada team for the USA/CANADA series, where they beat team USA ... was named "Most fit athlete" at Team Canada Spring Conditioning Camp ... other hobbies include playing soccer, waterskiing, snowboarding, working out and spending time with friends and family.
THE McKINNON FILE
Career Game Highs
Oct. 17, 2014 vs. Bemidji State
Jan. 25, 2013 vs. Minnesota Duluth
|Points||3||2x, last Oct. 17, 2014 vs. Bemidji State|
|PIM||19||Nov. 8, 2013 vs. Bemidji State|
|Shots||8||Sept. 29, 2012 vs. Lindenwood|
Oct. 17, 2014 vs. Bemidji State
First Goal - Sept. 29, 2012 vs. Lindenwood
First Assist - Sept. 28, 2012 vs. Lindenwood
No. 5 Buckeyes Top the Beavers 5-4
Boyle Earns NCAA and WCHA Honors
No. 5 Ohio State Sweeps Minnesota State