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Olivia Soares
Olivia  Soares

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hanover, Mass.

Last College:
Bay State Breakers

Height:
5-10

Position:
Forward

Career Honors

• WCHA Scholar-Athlete (2018)
• WCHA All-Academic Team (2018)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018)

2017-18 – Sophomore

• Appeared in 32 games
• Notched three shots-on-goal in a 3-2 win at Minnesota State (Feb. 10)
• Followed that with another three SOG performance against Bemidji State (Feb. 16)
• Posted a season-high plus-one rating at No. 9 Robert Morris (Nov. 24)
• WCHA Scholar-Athlete
• WCHA All-Academic Team
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

2016-17 – Freshman

• Appeared in all 37 games
• Tallied the first point of her career in the season opener at Rensselaer, assisting on a goal in the 4-1 win (Sept. 30)
• Lit the lamp for the first time in her career against No. 8 Bemidji State, scoring the game winning goal for the Buckeyes (Oct. 14)
• Had an assist in the 3-0 win over Lindenwood, her first point in a home game (Nov. 5)
• Notched an assist in the 6-0 win at Penn State (Jan. 7)
• OSU Scholar Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

• Played for the Bay State Breakers from 2010 through 2016
• Played both hockey and field hockey at St. George’s School, lettering in ice hockey four times and field hockey three
• Two-time varsity captain of the ice hockey team, leading her team to a Division II New England Prep School Championship in 2015-16
• Team MVP in 2015-16, as well as being named to her respective All-League and All-State teams

Personal

• Daughter of John and Monica Soares
• Has one sibling, Alexis, who graduated from Ohio State in 2016
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the Division II New England Prep School Hockey Championship

Career Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2016-17 37 1 2 3 11 5-10 -4 0 0 1
TOTAL 37 1 2 3 11 5-10 -4 0 0

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WCHA Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2016-17 28 1 0 1 6 4-8 -7 0 0 1
TOTAL 28 1 0 1 6 4-8 -7 0 0 1

THE SOARES FILE

Career Game Highs

Goals 1

Oct. 14, 2016 at Bemidji State

Assists 1

2x, last on Nov. 5, 2016 vs. Lindenwood

Points 1 3x, last on Nov. 5, 2016 vs. Lindenwood
PIM 4 Oct. 7, 2016 at Wisconsin
Shots 3 3x, last on Feb. 10, 2018 vs. Minnesota State
Plus/Minus +1

6x, last on Nov. 24, 2017 at No. 9 Robert Morris