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Liz Schepers

Forward

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-7
  • Hometown Mound, Minn.
  • Last Team Mound Westonka

Career Honors

  • WCHA Rookie of the Week 1 time (1/23/18)
  • WCHA Offensive Player of the Week 1 time (12/19/17)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018)

2018-19 – Sophomore

  • Appeared in all 35 games
  • Notched 15 points from seven goals and eight assists, tying her career-high in goals
  • Had her first multi-goal game with two goals against Mercyhurst (Dec. 16)
  • Longest point streak of the season was three games, started with a goal at Wisconsin (Feb. 23) and assists in both games against Minnesota State in the first round of the WCHA Tournament (March 1-2)
  • Blocked 15 shots, a new career high
  • WCHA All-Academic Team

2017-18 – Freshman

  • Appeared in all 39 games
  • Tallied 16 points from seven goals and nine assists
  • Netted four game-winning-goals, tied for second on the team and for third in the WCHA
  • Earned WCHA Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors after a three-point weekend at Mercyhurst (Dec. 15-16)
  • Named the WCHA Rookie of the Week after netting two game winning goals and one assist to help the Buckeyes sweep No. 5 Minnesota for the first time in program history (Jan. 19-20)
  • Notched the first point of her career, an assist, in a 3-2 win at No. 4 Minnesota (Oct. 6)
  • Scored her first goal in a 3-3 tie at Bemidji State (Nov. 17)
  • Netted goals in back-to-back games against Mercyhurst (Dec. 15-16)
  • Finished the season with three multi-point games, all of which saw her net a goal and tally an assist (at No. 9 Robert Morris on Nov. 24, at Mercyhurst on Dec. 16, and vs No. 5 Minnesota on Jan. 20)
  • Blocked 10 shots
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played for Mound Westonka High School in 2016-17, tallying 69 points in 24 regular season games with 47 goals and 22 assists and leading her team to an appearance in the state tournament
  • Scored a goal in every game during her final season with the White Hawks, including a nine-game multi-goal streak to end the season; totaled 33 points during that nine game streak
  • In 2015-16 she also captained the Mound Westonka, leading the team to a record of 17-5-3 with 33 goals and 24 assists, while also taking them to the state tournament
  • Registered 10 game-winning goals and 13 power play points during the 2015-16 season
  • Earned All-Conference honors every season she’s played at the varsity level and a two-time All-State honoree
  • Outside of playing for the White Hawks, she suited up for the Junior White Caps and Velocity Hockey ‘98
  • Graduated from high school Summa Cum Laude

Personal

  • Has a rescue dog named Stanley
  • Bucks Go Pro 1.0 Sports Medicine Intern
  • Favorite place on campus: Ohio Stadium
  • Favorite place to eat on campus: The RPAC
  • Favorite team: US Women’s National Soccer Team
  • Favorite athlete: Simone Biles
  • Favorite movie: The Hunger Games
  • Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy and The Office
  • Favorite food: Sushi