27 Amanda Colin
27 Amanda Colin
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Burnsville, Minn.
High School: Burnsville
Position: FORWARD
Last Team: Burnsville High School

As a Junior in 2012-13: Saw ice time in all 36 games for the Bobcats, continuing her impressive streak of 110 consecutive games played for Quinnipiac…Finished the season with eight points (three goals, five assists)…Named the Bobcats’ 2013-14 team captain, the 10th in the history of the women’s ice hockey program, at team’s annual banquet held in May…Served as one of the team’s three assistant captains for the 2012-13 season…Highlighted her season with easily the most-dramatic goal of the year as her game-winning tally in the third overtime against St. Lawrence in Game Two of the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals lifted her team to a decisive Game Three…Spent a great deal of time on the Bobcats’ main penalty-killing unit that finished with an 83 percent success rate…Enters her final season with 36 career points (17 goals, 19 assists) in 110 games which makes her the third-highest career scorer returning to the team in 2013-14…Her contributions really picked up towards the end of the season where her team finished 5-1-2 in Feb. to help earn the Bobcats the No. 4 seed…She started the month off strong with the main assist on the game-winning goal over Brown on 2/1…Was once again the main assist on the game-winning goal in a monumental 4-1 victory over No. 4 ranked Cornell on 2/8…Scored the lone Bobcat goal, also her first of the season, on the power play in a crucial 1-1 tie against St. Lawrence on 2/15 that helped lift Quinnipiac to home ice in the ECAC Hockey playoffs…Finished with two goals, including her highlight-worthy game-winner, in Game Two of the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals against St. Lawrence on 3/2…Scored her first point of the season with an assist on the game-winner on 11/30 against Rensselaer…Tallied one assist on 12/7 against Princeton and also assisted once on 1/11 against Dartmouth.

As a Sophomore in 2011-12: Saw ice time in all 37 games for Quinnipiac…Totaled 13 points on seven goals and six assists for the season…Finished tied for third among all Bobcat skaters with two game-winning goals…Also finished tied for fourth on the team in plus/minus (+4) to end the season…Scored a point in three straight games between 10/28 and 11/4…Began the streak on 10/28 with an assist in a 2-0 win over Rensselaer…Followed with her first goal of the season, also the game-winner, in a 5-1 win over Union on 10/29…Capped the streak with a goal and assist for her second career multi-point performance in a 3-0 win over Yale on 11/4…Recorded one assist in a pair of wins over St. Lawrence on 11/12 (3-2) and Colgate on 11/18 (6-2)…Scored the game-winning goal in overtime over No. 4 ranked Boston College on 11/22 as the Bobcats defeated their highest ranked opponent in program history…Netted a power-play goal in the Bobcat’s opening round victory in the Nutmeg Classic Tournament against UConn, 4-2, on 11/25…Scored a goal in a 3-2 loss to Dartmouth on 1/6…Registered an assist in a 4-1 win over Colgate on 1/14…Tallied a goal in a 4-2 defeat to Harvard on 2/3…Assisted on the team’s second goal in a 4-3 loss to St. Lawrence on 2/10…Netted a goal against Union on 2/17 in a 6-2 win.

As a Freshman in 2010-11: Saw action in all 37 games…Registered 15 points on seven goals and eight assists…Ranked seventh on the team in overall points…Tallied her first-career assist on 11/5 against Union in a 3-2 win…Assisted on the game’s first goal against Harvard on 11/12 in a 4-1 victory…Scored her first two career goals on 11/19 against Colgate in a 4-0 win…Added an assist in a 9-1 win over Sacred Heart on 11/26…Earned an assist against Yale on 12/4 in a 3-1 victory…Netted a goal against Wayne State on 1/22 in a 3-0 win…Recorded an assist in a 4-0 victory over Dartmouth on 2/4…Registered a goal in three straight games against Harvard (2/5), New Hampshire (2/8), and Rensselaer (2/11). The goal against Rensselaer was her first-career game-winning goal as the team skated to a 5-1 win…Tallied and assist against Union in a 4-0 victory on 2/12…Earned an assist against Brown on 2/19 in a 3-3 tie…Assisted on the team’s first goal in a 2-1 victory over Princeton in the first game of the ECAC Hockey Playoffs on 2/25.

Before Quinnipiac: As a freshman at Burnsville Senior High School, had 16 goals and 22 assists...Earned All-Conference Honorable Mention and USA Hockey National Development Camp Participant-15's...As a sophomore, had 23 goals and 17 assists...All- Conference, points Leader, and USA Hockey National Development Camp U16 Participant...As a junior, had 28 goals and 28 assists... All-Conference, All-State-Honorable Mention after leading the Lake Conference in scoring...As a senior, had 46 goals and 29 assists...Team Captain...All-Conference, All-State Honorable Mention, All-Tournament, All-Metro Third team, and All-State Academic...Record holder at Burnsville High School for total points, most goals, single-season points, and single-season goals...Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week...Ms. Hockey Top Ten finalist...As a lacrosse player, she was a three-time All-Conference selection and All-State Honorable emtion after leading the team in scoring all three years...Also holds the Burnsville Senior High School record for career points, goals and assists as well as single-season goals...Three-time team Most Valuable Player...Wendy's Heisman Female Award Winner from Burnsville, while also being receiving the school's Outstanding Athlete Award.

Personal: A native of Burnsville, Minnesota...Daughter of Mark Colin and Julie Rixe...Has an older sister Crystal and younger sister Rylee...A two-year Academic Letter Winner...two-year member of National Honors Society, and a member of L.I.F.E. (Leading, Initiating, Facilitating, Educating)...Plans to major in business.

2012-13 Season Highs                                                 Career Highs
Goals: 2, 3/2/13 vs. St. Lawrence                                   Goals: 2, twice
Assists: 1, five times                                                        Assists: 1, 14 times
Points:  2, 3/2/13 vs. St. Lawrenc                                    Points: 2, four times