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Madison Bizal

Defenseman

Player profile

  • Height 5-4
  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Elk River, Minn.
  • Last Team Elk River HS

2018-19 – Freshman

  • Appeared in all 35 games
  • Finished her rookie campaign with six points, all from assists
  • Tallied the first point of her career with an assist at St. Lawrence (Oct. 26)
  • Notched her first multi-point game with two assists against Mercyhurst (Dec. 16)
  • Blocked 45 shots, good for second on the team
  • Made a career-high five blocks at Minnesota Duluth (Jan. 19)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Won gold with Team USA in the IIHF World Women’s U-18 Championships
  • One of the five finalists for the 2018 Minnesota Ms. Hockey award
  • Played four years at Elk River High School
  • Served as an assistant captain in 2016-17 and a captain in 2017-18
  • Tallied 106 points in her high school career from 40 goals and 66 assists
  • All-State honors in 2017 and 2018, earned honorable mention in 2016
  • All-Conference all four years of high school

Personal

  • Daughter of Terrence and Beth Bizal
  • Has a sister, Jessica, and a twin brother, Connor
  • Her father and uncle played hockey at St. Cloud State, and her cousin, Grace Bizal, plays at Boston College