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Tatum Skaggs

Forward

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-6
  • Hometown Hartland, Wis.
  • Last Team Chicago Mission

Career Honors

  • All-WCHA Third Team (2018)
  • 2x WCHA Forward of the Week (11/20/18, 12/17/19)
  • 3x WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (10/3/18, 1/16/18, 2/6/18)
  • 2x WCHA Offensive Player of Month (January 2018, February 2018)
  • 2x WCHA Rookie of the Week (10/10/18, 11/28/18)
  • WCHA All-Tournament Team (2020)
  • WCHA Final Faceoff Most Outstanding Player (2020)
  • NCAA No. 2 Star of the Week (3/10/20)
  • 2018-19 team goals leader (17)
  • 2017-18 team goals leader (23)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2019, 2020)
  • WCHA Scholar-Athlete (2019, 2020)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019)

2019-20 – Junior

  • Appeared in all 38 games
  • Finished third overall on the team with 42 points from 17 goals and career-best 25 assists
  • Finished seventh overall in the WCHA in assist scoring (.66 APG)
  • Notched her 100th career point with a goal against Wisconsin on Feb. 16
  • Recorded nine power play points from three goals and six assists
  • Finished the year with three game-winning goals, good for fourth best on the team
  • Registered a +21 on ice for the third best of the season
  • Recorded a career-high and program-high five points (1g-4a) in a single game against Princeton on Dec. 15
  • Finished the season with 12 multi-point games and three multi-goal games
  • Tallied a second-best four post-season points (3g-1a) including two overtime game-winning goals in the WCHA Semifinal and WCHA Championship
  • Earned the WCHA Final Faceoff Most Outstanding Player and named to the All-Tournament Team
  • Named the NCAA No. 2 Star of the Week (3/10)

2018-19 – Sophomore

  • Appeared in all 35 games
  • Led the team in goals (17) for the second consecutive year
  • Finished fourth overall on the team with 26 points (17g-9a)
  • Tallied a career-high four points (1g-3a) and finished with a plus-six rating against Mercyhurst (Dec. 16)
  • Notched the second hat trick of her career with three goals against Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 17)
  • Earned the WCHA Forward of the Week award after her hat trick against Duluth (Nov. 20)
  • Netted two goals at Quinnipiac on the anniversary of her two-goal debut from her freshman season (Sept. 29)
  • Finished the season with four multi-point games including the three mentioned above and a two-point (1g-1a) game at St. Cloud State (Feb. 2)

2017-18 – Freshman

  • Appeared in all 39 games as a freshman
  • Finished second on the team and fourth in the WCHA with 37 points, the seventh highest freshman point total in program history, from 23 goals and 14 assists
  • Her 23 goals led both the team and the WCHA
  • Named to the All-WCHA Third Team
  • Won two WCHA Offensive Player of the Month awards (January and February 2018)
  • Named the WCHA Offensive Player of the Week three times (Oct. 3, Jan. 16, Feb. 6)
  • Earned WCHA Rookie of the Week honors twice (Oct. 10, Nov. 28)
  • Tied for the team lead with three power-play-goals
  • Notched her first career hat trick against No. 9 Robert Morris (Nov. 24)
  • Opened her college career with a two-goal performance against Rensselaer (Sept. 29)
  • Scored twice and tallied an assist in a 5-5 tie at No. 4 Minnesota (Oct. 7)
  • Tallied three points with two goals and an assist against No. 9 Robert Morris (1/12)
  • Played a role in all three goals scored against No. 1 Wisconsin, netting one herself and assisting on the other two, to clinch the first sweep of Wisconsin in nearly eight years (2/3)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played for the Chicago Mission U19 team of the High Performance Hockey League (HPHL), helping lead her team to a league championship in 2017 and a runner-up finish in the 2017 national championship game …
  • At the 2017 Challenge Cup she tallied six goals and one assist in six games, leading the Mission to the top of Group F as the highest scoring team in the entire competition
  • Was one of the key players on the 2015 squad that took home a championship from 2015 Toyota USA Hockey Nationals, a year in which Chicago went wire-to-wire as the No. 1 team and defeated powerhouse and No. 2-ranked Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Minn.); scored the game-winning goal in the championship game, securing the first national championship for Chicago since 2008
  • Has experience competing on the national level as well, earning an invite to USA Hockey’s U18 Select Camp in 2015
  • Earned a trip to USA Hockey National Camp while still a member of her U14 team, the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals

Personal

  • Spends time teaching special education in schools around Columbus
  • Favorite team: Washington Capitals
  • Favorite athlete: Alex Ovechkin
  • Greatest non-hockey achievement: Made it on a famous person’s YouTube channel