78 Chelsea Laden
78 Chelsea Laden
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lakeville, Minn.
High School: Lakeville South/Minnesota Icecats
Last Team: Lakeville South High School

As a Sophomore in 2012-13: Made six starts and appeared in seven games for the Bobcats…Posted a record of 2-2-1 with a 2.97 goals-against-average, .885 save percentage and 139 saves in over 363 minutes…Suffered a tough luck defeat in her first start of the season on 10/6 against Mercyhurst as she posted a career-high 35 saves on 39 shots…Earned her first victory of the season on 10/13 in a matchup against Maine as she made 19 saves and allowed just two goals…Finished with her third career 30-save game on 10/20 against Syracuse despite taking the loss...Made a crucial save on a potential game-winner with less than 10 seconds remaining in a tense 11/9 matchup with Union as she helped earn her team a 2-2 tie with 16 saves…Allowed two goals in two periods of action entering in relief of starting netminder Victoria Vigilanti, making 14 saves in her outing…Posted one of her best games of the season on 1/19 in a road matchup against Robert Morris as she made 22 saves on 24 shots to pick up the victory…Started on 2/2 against Yale and posted three saves on five shots in the first period.

As a Freshman in 2011-12: Made nine starts and appeared in 11 games for the Bobcats…Was named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week on 11/29…Finished the season with a 5-5 record, 2.32 goals-against average, and 240 saves in 568 minutes…Led the team with a .916 save percentage, which was good for 10th among ECAC goaltenders with at least 500 minutes of ice time…Posted 32 saves in her first career start on 10/15 against Northeastern…Was the team’s winning goaltender as she denied a season high 33-of-34 shots (.971 save percentage) against No. 4 Boston College in a 2-1 overtime victory…The win against Boston College kicked off a streak of four consecutive wins for Laden…She recorded another overtime victory on 12/3 against Yale as she held the Bulldogs to two goals while denying 19 shots…Recorded 32 saves in a 4-1 win over Colgate on 1/14…Posted her first career shutout, recording 19 saves in a 3-0 win over Syracuse on 1/27…Held Syracuse to one goal in 42 minutes on 1/28, tallying 17 saves in defeat…Reeled off 28 saves on 31 shots against Clarkson on 2/11…Finished the year with one goal allowed in 52 minutes, posting 12 saves for her fifth victory with a 6-2 win over Union on 2/17.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Lakeville South High School…Was a four-time all-state mvp and an Athena award winner…Was a four-time all-conference skater and a member of the all-tournament team (NAHA)…As a goalie, was runner up in the state of Minnesota for Defensive Player of the Year…Was a four-time All-Lake Conference honoree…Was the captain of her team during her junior and seniors seasons…Was a two-time State Participant…Played for the Icecats U-18 club hockey squad and won an NAHA Championship…Won student of the month for science.

Personal: A native of Lakeville, Minnesota…Daughter of Rob and Polly Laden…Has younger brothers Dakota, Tavian and a younger sister Isabella, as well as an older sister Mykenna…Plans to major in health science.

2012-13 Season Highs                                 Career Highs
Saves: 35, 10/6/12 vs. Mercyhurst                 Saves: 35, 10/6/12 vs. Mercyhurst
Least Goals Allowed: 2, three times              Least Goals Allowed: 0, 1/27/12 vs. Syracuse
Unbeaten Streak: 2 games (twice)                 Unbeaten Streak: 2 games (three times)