Women's Hockey Roster

Kayla Vrieze

Jersey Number 10
Year Sr.
Position D
Hometown Eagan, Minn.
High School Eagan

*2021-22 AHCA All-American West First Team
*2021-22 MIAC All-Conference
*2022 Elite 90 Award
*2021-22 CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
*2021-22 CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large
*2018-19 MIAC All-Rookie Team
*4-time ACHA All-American Scholar
*2-time Elite 22 Award winner
*3-time MIAC Academic All-Conference
*2022-23 team co-captain
*2021-22 team co-captain
*2020-21 team co-captain

2021-22 SEASON: Played in all 31 games for Gustavus, notching a +21 rating… Led all MIAC defensemen with 19 points and 14 assists on the season… Her 5 goals earned her a tie for 2nd place in the MIAC amongst defenders… Scored 4 power play goals on the season, good for 6th in the conference and 1st amongst blueliners... Fired 126 shots on goal over the course of the season, ranking 2nd on the team and 2nd in the MIAC.

2020-21 SEASON: Skated in all 5 games of the shortened season… Earned a +4 rating, good for 3rd on the team… Led all Gustie blueliners with 12 shots on goal.

2019-20 SEASON: Appeared in 27 games for Gustavus… Posted 6 points (3G/3A) for the Gusties, including 2 power play goals… Recorded 71 shots on goal, good for 6th on the team, along with a +12 rating, which ranked 7th on the team… Scored the game-winning power play tally in the MIAC Semifinal playoff contest against Saint Mary's (2/29/20).

2018-19 SEASON: Played in all 27 games as a freshman for the Gusties…. Led the Gustie defense core with 5 goals, 9 assists, and 14 points... Tied for 5th-leading scorer amongst MIAC defenders, scoring her first collegiate goal vs. St. Olaf in just her 4th collegiate game (11/4/18)... Notched a four-game point streak down the stretch to help Gusties propel into playoff position.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned 4 letters in hockey, 3 in soccer, and 2 in trackl... Two-time All-Conference, State All-Tournament team, and team captain in hockey... All-Conference, All-State, Two-time captain, State All-Tournament team and Three-time Section 3AA All-Academic Team in soccer...Female Scholar Athlete of the Year... Graduated in top 10 of class.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 14, 1999... Daughter of Jeff and Dawn Vrieze

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 2, Concordia (2/26/22)
Assists: 2 (2x), Last: UW-Superior (2/1/22)
Points: 2 (8x), Last: Concordia (2/26/22)
SOG: 13, St. Catherine (11/12/21)