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Madison Bizal

Defenseman

Player profile

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

Career Honors

  • OSU Scholar Athlete (2019, 2020)
  • WCHA Scholar-Athlete (2020)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2020)
  • WCHA Defenseman of the Month (1/2)

2019-20 – Sophomore

  • Appeared in all 38 games
  • Finished her sophomore season with 16 points from four goals and 12 assists
  • Scored her first career goal against St. Lawrence on Sept. 28
  • Recorded two, two-point games against Quinnipiac (Jan. 25) and St. Cloud State (Oct. 4)
  • Posted a season-high six shots on goal against Bemidji State (Feb. 1)
  • Scored a power play goal against Minnesota State on Oct. 18 and finished the season with seven power play points, good for fifth on the team and second among defenders
  • Blocked 55 shots, good for third on the team. Registered a game-high 5 blocks against Cornell (Nov. 29)
  • Named WCHA Defenseman of the Month for the month of December

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
  • Favorite team: Minnesota Wild
  • Favorite athlete: Simone Biles