|Goalie Shelby Amsley-Benzie is currently on a shutout streak of|
roughly 268 consecutive minutes
Amsley-Benzie has had a season to remember for North Dakota as she is making history in the UND record books. She now holds the UND goaltending records in wins with 49, career and single season shutouts (14 career and 9 this season), and needs just three more victories to tie her previous single season wins record of 19.
With a 1.15 goals against average, and a .955 save percentage, Amsley-Benzie has been the constant since the turn of the calender to 2015. She is also currently on a school record shutout streak of just under 268 consecutive minutes dating back to the second game of the Minnesota series in early February.
However, much like the Hobey Baker, the voters also look at their off ice activities to take into account on how they vote. With Shelby Amsley-Benzie in her fourth year in the UND Engineering program and started to work for her Masters Degree, her 4.0 GPA is something that the committee will take into great consideration come voting time.
Here is the list of the top 10 finalists and where they go to school:
1. Shelby Amsley-Benzie University of North Dakota
2. Hannah Brandt University of Minnesota
3. Dani Cameranesi University of Minnesota
4. Rachel Ramsey University of Minnesota
5. Alex Carpenter Boston College
6. Emily Pfalzer Boston College
7. Haley Skarupa Boston College
8. Marie-Philip Poulin Boston University
9. Brianne Jenner Cornell
10. Kendall Coyne Northeastern
This is a pretty big name list with a few Olympians, and probably future Olympians on the list. However, one thing Amsley-Benzie does have going for her is that she is the only goaltender to make the list, so one could say that she is the best goalie in the NCAA. I'd say her numbers are able to back that statement up as well. The award will be announced Frozen Four weekend, just like the Hobey Baker is.