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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

WSU's Park to test skills at Frozen Four

WSU Press Release

Wayne State University senior goaltender Lindsey Park has been selected to participate in the fifth annual Frozen Four Skills Challenge, which will be held April 9 at Ford Field in Detroit.

The competition will be conducted in an East versus West format with each team having six male position players, six female position players, two male goaltenders and two female goaltenders.

Joining Park on the West squad is Kelli Blankenship (Minnesota), Rachel Davis (Ohio State), Caitlin Hogan (St. Cloud State), Kyla Sanders (Wisconsin), Chelsea Walkland (Robert Morris), Ashley Young (Minnesota State) and fellow goaltender Lauren Bradel (St. Thomas, Minn.).

In addition, WSU seniors Christine Jefferson and Katrina Protopapas were named as two of eight alternates for the West team.

The competitions will include puck control relay, fastest skater, hardest shot, rapid fire shooting, accuracy shooting and penalty shot. Each competitor will receive a complete set of equipment and a full uniform from Bauer Hockey.

To be eligible, all players must have exhausted their collegiate eligibility and be nominated by their head coach. The players were selected by representatives from the American Hockey Coaches Association, the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee and NCAA national office staff.

Photo by Mark Hicks/WSU

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