The UW-Superior women’s hockey team placed four players on the 2021 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams, the league announced Monday.
Senior forward Amanda Sergent earned first-team honors while senior forwards Jenna Curtis and Amber Heidenreich and junior defender Jenna Byfuglien earned honorable-mention accolades. Junior forward Tessa Jorde claimed a spot on the WIAC Sportsmanship Team.
Sergent led the Yellowjackets in goals with five and tied for second in points with seven. She was an honorable-mention pick last season.
Curtis scored four goals and three assists for seven points in 10 games this season. All four of her goals came against Northland, scoring in three separate games. Curtis won 154-of-229 faceoff draws, a 67.2% clip. She was also n honorable-mention in 2019.
Heidenreich led the team in points and assists, with 10 and seven, respectively. She was also named the WIAC Judy Kruckman Co-Scholar-Athlete Award winner, sharing the honor with UW-Stevens Point’s Cassie Newcomer.
The award, named after WIAC Hall of Famer and former assistant commissioner Judy Kruckman, is based on academic achievements, athletics accomplishments and involvement in other campus activities, organizations and community service projects. Heidenreich is the 12th winner in school history and 24th to earn a WIAC Scholar-Athlete award and first since 2014-15.
Byfuglien scored two goals and added an assist while skating in all 10 games on the blue line. Both of her goals came in the WIAC tournament. She was a member of the All-WIAC first-team last season.
UWS finished their season at 4-6-0, advancing to the WIAC semifinals before being defeted by UW-Eau Claire.