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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 (1/23/18)
  • WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (12/19/17)
  • WCHA Forward of the Week (12/3/19)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2019, 2020)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2020)

2019-20 – Junior

  • Appeared in all 38 games
  • Finished the year with 43 points from a team-high and new career-high 22 goals
  • Posted a team-high, five multi-goal games
  • Finished the year with 10 multi-point games, including six three-point games
  • Posted a game-high three assists against Cornell (Nov. 29)
  • Tallied a conference-high six game-winning-goals to tie a a program single-season record
  • Notched an eight game point streak with 16 points from eight goals and eight assists (11/22/19-1/11/20)
  • Posted six goals in five straight games to put her third in program history for season goal streaks (11/30/19-1/11/20)
  • Tallied 140 shots on net with a game-high 10 shots against Cornell (Nov. 30)
  • Finished the year with a team-high +31 on ice
  • Won 405 of 837 faceoffs for a .483 faceoff percentage
  • Blocked a new career-high 41 shots for second best among Buckeye forwards
  • Earned the WCHA Forward of the Week for posting a team-high four points from a power play goal and three assists against Cornell (Dec. 3)

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

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

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

  • Bucks Go Pro 1.0 Sports Medicine Intern
  • Favorite team: US Women’s National Soccer Team
  • Favorite athlete: Simone Biles