Women's Ice Hockey - Player Bios

2016 - 2017 NMU Women's Hockey Team

 

Katie Pryor #7

Year: Sophomore
Major: Athletic Training
Experience: 14 years
Hometown: Marquette, Michigan
Why NMU: Isn't it obvious?
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Loren Holfeld #34


Year: Senior
Major: Outdoor Recreation Leadership Management
Experience: 13 years
Hometown: Arlington Heights, Illinois
Why NMU: Adventure

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Carlie Kangas #12


Year: Graduate Student
Major: Psychology
Experience: 18 years
Hometown: Manistique, Michigan
Why NMU: Location, program and good times!

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Shay Bates #9


Year: Senior
Major: Sociology Minor: Criminal Justice
Experience: 20 years
Hometown: Austin, Minnesota
Why NMU: Hockey 

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Allison Carlson #4


Year: Sophomore
Major: Management of Health and Fitness
Experience: 14 years
Hometown: Negaunee, Michigan
Why NMU: My BFF Sierra

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Caitlyn Mühlbacher #95


Year: Junior
Major: Mathematics
Experience: 17 years
Hometown: New Lenox, Illinois
Why NMU: Adventures with Moe

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Vanessa Hiley #22


Year: Sophomore
Major: Psychology
Experience: 9 years
Hometown: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Why NMU: To puck with my Cats

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Kendall Turro #3


Year: Junior
Major: Sports Science
Experience: 13 years
Hometown: LaGrange, Illinois
Why NMU: To be part of the Hockey Town

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Kelsey Weyland #43


Year: Junior
Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management
Experience: 16 years
Hometown: Shelby Township, Michigan
Why NMU: FTB

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Roni Hiley #10


Year: Sophomore
Major: Criminal Justice
Experience: 8 years
Hometown: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Why NMU: For the Subarus!

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Syd Higgins #91


Year: Freshman
Major: Undecided
Experience: 13 years
Hometown: Marquette, Michigan
Why NMU: To play with Allison again

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Mary Schimmel #19


Year: Freshman
Major: Nursing
Experience: 4 years
Hometown: Alpena, Michigan
Why NMU: Neature and puck!

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Devin Christian #1


Year: Freshman
Major: Graphic Communications
Experience: 13 years
Hometown: Gwinn, Michigan
Why NMU: Close to home

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Morgan Schmidt #2


Year: Sophomore
Major: Athletic Training
Experience: 14 years
Hometown: Plymouth, Minnesota 
Why NMU: Major, nature and hockey

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Sydney Klavon #14


Year: Sophomore
Major: Nursing
Experience: 8 years
Hometown: Traverse City, Michigan
Why NMU: Nursing, neature and hockey!

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Steve Robare, Assistant Coach


Years Coaching: 8 years of Coaching
Hockey Experience: 51 years
Hometown: Marquette, MI
Why NMU: The experience

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Gregg Swajanen, Assistant Coach


Years Coaching: 17 years of Coaching
Hockey Experience: 32 years
Hometown: Marquette, MI
Why NMU: Good challenge; Thought I could contribute and learn something at the same time

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Mike Niday, Goalie Coach


Years Coaching: 4 years of Coaching
Hockey Experience: 19 years
Hometown: Rockford, Illinois
Why NMU: Hockey, the outdoors, the winters and the cold

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Sean Parker, Head Coach


Years Coaching: 7 years of coaching
Hockey Experience: 21 years
Hometown: Metamora, MI
Why NMU: Hockey and the outdoors

 

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