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Olivia Soares
Olivia  Soares

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hanover, Mass.

Last College:
Bay State Breakers

Height:
5-10

Position:
Forward

2016-17: Suited up for all 37 games as a freshman, making her first appearance in the season opener at RPI on Sept. 30 … her first career point came in her very first game against the Engineers, where she assisted on the Buckeyes’ first goal of the season … her first goal game in the 3-1 win over then-No. 8 Bemidji State on Oct. 14, when she scored the game-winner against the Beavers … had an assist in the Nov. 5 win over Lindenwood, her first point in a home game … tallied an assist in the 6-0 win at Penn State on Jan. 7 … had 11 shots on goal this season … her highest shot total was three, which happened twice: Sept. 30 at RPI and Feb. 3 vs. St. Cloud State … had two shots in the Nov. 4 game against Lindenwood … her season-best plus/minus rating was +1, which occurred five separate times … blocked two shots in the 1-1 tie at No. 1 Wisconsin on Oct. 8

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 2x, last on Feb. 3, 2017 vs. St. Cloud State
Plus/Minus +1

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