Women's Ice Hockey

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Paige Semenza

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittston, Pa.

High School:
North American Hockey Academy

Last College:
NAHA (JWHL)

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward

Major:
Middle Childhood Education

Paige Semenza

12/14/2013

Forty Current and Former Ohio State Student-Athletes to Earn Degrees Sunday

List includes representatives from 22 programs

04/10/2013

2012-13 Buckeye Power Club Announced

Strength and Conditioning recognizes weight room accomplishments

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/07/2013

Buckeyes Travel to Minneapolis for WCHA Final Face-Off

No. 1 Minnesota up first for Ohio State Friday, 7:07 p.m. CT at Ridder Arena

03/05/2013

Athletics Good Stuff

February 26 - March 4, 2013

07/24/2012

Paige Semenza

Paige Semenza Photo Gallery

Semenza Photo Gallery

2009-10 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2010-11 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2011-12 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader


Career Honors

WCHA Scholar Athlete (2013)

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

WCHA All-Academic Team (2010-11)

Academic All-Big Ten at-large selection (2010-11)

Ohio State Most Improved Player Award (2009-10) and Seventh Player Award (2010-11)

Scarlet and Gray Award (2013)

WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 17, 2012)

Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award (2013)

2012-13 (Senior Season)

Played in all 37 games during her senior season... tied for the team lead with 13 goals scored... also tallied 13 assists and a career high 26 points... found the back of the net three times for her first career hat trick Oct. 12 vs. North Dakota... started the season off on a five game point streak, including a two goal, two assist performance Sept. 29 vs. Lindenwood... had seven multiple point games during the season... scored a goal and added two assists in the first round WCHA playoff series at Minnesota Duluth... scored two power play goals on the season... finished the season with a +1 rating... had a team-leading 123 shots on goal... was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 17).

2011-12 (Junior Year) Saw the ice in 34 of 36 games during her junior year ... recorded her first point of the year with an assist against Bemidji State (Oct. 8) ... had three two-point performances, all of which were 1 goal, 1 assist showings coming against Princeton (Dec. 30) and North Dakota (Jan. 27 & 28) ...finished the season with 5 goals, 9 assists, 14 points, and 81 shots on goal ... also had an on-ice +/- rating of -7.

2010-11 (Sophomore Season)
Competed in 34 of Ohio State's 36 games ... saw action in 26 WCHA match ups ... tallied 13 points on seven goals and six assists ... had a pair of multi-point games throughout the season ... scored a goal in three-consecutive games from Dec. 30-Jan. 7 ... had a team-best two short-handed goals, which ranked tied for fifth in the league and ninth nationally ... opened season with a plus-3 rating in series sweep over Robert Morris, dishing out an assist (Oct. 8-9) ... recorded a plus-4 on-ice rating in home sweep of Wayne State (Dec. 30-31), finishing with two goals and one assist over two games ... first goal of the season came in the 3-2 loss at North Dakota (Nov. 6) ... scored gamewinner in Ohio State's 4-2 upset over then-No. 3 Minnesota Duluth on the road (Nov. 19) ... had first short-handed goal of the year against Wisconsin (Jan. 7) ... assisted in the team's second goal of the 3-2 victory over Minnesota State (Jan. 15) ... followed with a plus-2 rating with a goal and assist in 3-2 loss to North Dakota (Feb. 5) ... had a point in the postseason after scoring a short-handed goal in the second game of the WCHA First Round Playoffs (Feb. 26), a 3-2 loss to Minnesota in Minneapolis ... fourth on the squad with 88 shots on the season ... assessed 11 penalties for 22 minutes ... had a minus-1 rating for the year.

2009-10 (Freshman Season)
Played in 34 games, including 25 against WCHA opponents ... had 13 points on four goals and nine assists ... the second-highest scoring Buckeye freshman ... after having just two points in her first 15 games, recorded 11 points in the second half and was plus-11 in her last 19 games ... had a goal and two assists while on the power play ... tallied her first point as a Buckeye with an assist in a 4-4 tie at Boston University (Oct. 3) ... scored her first college goal in 7-6 victory against Minnesota State (Oct. 30) ... opened the second half of the season with six points in the first six games, beginning with an assist in 4-1 win vs. Robert Morris (Jan. 2) ... followed with only multi-point game of the year with goal and assist, and season-high plus-4 rating, in 6-1 victory to compete sweep of the Colonials (Jan. 3) ... had two points with goal in first game and assist in game two in road sweep at Minnesota State (Jan. 15-16) ... assisted on goals in back-to-back games, 3-2 loss vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 30) and 2-1 OT win vs. North Dakota (Feb. 5), setting up the overtime gamewinner ... scored fourth goal of the season while on the power play in 6-3 upset at Minnesota Duluth to hand UMD its last loss of the season as it claimed the 2010 NCAA title (Feb. 13) ... had two points in the postseason, including the first assist on the game-winning overtime goal at Wisconsin in the WCHA First Round Playoffs (Feb. 26) ... then had a helper in the WCHA Final Faceoff Semifinal matchup against Minnesota, an eventual 5-4 double-overtime loss to the Gophers in Minneapolis (March 6) ... totaled 76 shots ... assessed 20 penalties for 40 minutes ... finished the year with an even rating.

Prior to Ohio State
Attended North American Hockey Academy in Stowe, Vt. ... a Pittston, Pa., native ... served as assistant captain as a junior and senior ... earned the team's Most Consistent Player Award in 2006-07 ... attended USA Hockey National Camps in 2005-08.

Personal
Daughter of Philip and Joann Semenza ... has an older brother, Philip ... enjoys biking, reading, running and watching movies.


Career Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2009-10 34 4 9 13 76 20-40 0 1 0 0
2010-11 34 7 6 13 88 11-22 -1 0 2 1
2011-12 34 5 9 14 81 13-26 -7 1 1 1
2012-13 37 13 13 26 123 7-14 +1 2 0 0
TOTAL 139 29 37 66 368 51-102 -7 4 3 2

WCHA Statistics

Year GP P A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2009-10 25 3 4 7 59 14-28 -7 1 0 0
2010-11 26 4 4 8 68 9-18 -12 0 1 1
2011-12 26 2 7 9 56 9-18 -4 1 1 1
2012-13 28 9 8 17 84 5-10 -3 1 0 0
TOTAL 105 18 23 41 267 37-74 -26 3 2 2


THE SEMENZA FILE

Career Game Highs

Goals 3 Oct. 12, 2012 vs. North Dakota
Assists 2 Sept. 29, 2012 vs. Lindenwood
Points 4

Sept. 29, 2012 vs. Lindenwood

PIM 4 6x, last Jan. 21, 2011 vs. Minnesota
Shots 8 2x, last Sept. 28, 2012 vs. Lindenwood
Plus/Minus +4 Jan. 3, 2010 vs. Robert Morris


Career Milestones
First Goal - Oct. 30, 2009 vs. Minnesota State
First Assist - Oct. 3, 2009 at Boston University

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