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Eve Savander

Defenseman

Player profile

  • Height 5-6
  • Hometown Joensuu, Finland
  • Year Freshman
  • Last Team Team Kuortane

2018-19 – Freshman

  • Appeared in three games before suffering a season-ending injury
  • Tallied the first point of the career with an assist against Quinnipiac (Sept. 29)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played for Team Kuortane from 2014-18
  • Played for Finland in the IIHF World Women’s U-18 Championships in Budapest in 2014, Buffalo in 2015 and St. Catherines in 2016.
  • Played with fellow Buckeye Sara Saekkinen on Team Kuortane

Personal

  • Daughter of Pekka Savander and Raija Pakarinen
  • Figure skated, played golf and Pesäpallo (Finnish baseball) back home in Finland
  • Plans to major in health and physical education