Tatum Skaggs


Player profile

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

Career Honors

  • All-WCHA Third Team (2018)
  • WCHA Forward of the Week 1 time (11/20/18)
  • WCHA Offensive Player of Month 2 times (January 2018, February 2018)
  • WCHA Offensive Player of the Week 3 times (10/3/18, 1/16/18, 2/6/18)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week 2 times (10/10/18, 11/28/18)
  • 2018-19 team goals leader (17)
  • 2017-18 team goals leader (23)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2019)
  • WCHA Scholar-Athlete (2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018)

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)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team
  • WCHA Scholar-Athlete

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)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

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


  • Spends time teaching special education in schools around Columbus
  • Has a yellow lab named Wesson
  • Favorite place to eat on campus: Core Life
  • Favorite team: Washington Capitals
  • Favorite athlete: Alex Ovechkin
  • Favorite movie: Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Favorite TV show: Friends
  • Favorite food: Tomatoes
  • Special skill: Wake surfing
  • Greatest non-hockey achievement: Made it on a famous person’s YouTube channel