10 Molly Illikainen
    Molly Illikainen

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Grand Rapids, Minn.

    High School:
    Grand Rapids & USA U18 Team

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Forward

    Birthdate:
    04/10/1994


    03/09/2013

    Women's Ice Hockey Falls To Top-Seeded Boston University In Semifinal Round, 4-0

    The Friars out-shot the Terriers 42-24 in the match up.

    03/06/2013

    Women's Ice Hockey Freshman Molly Illikainen Named to Hockey East All-Rookie Team

    Illikainen was a unanimous selection.

    03/02/2013

    Women's Ice Hockey Earns An Overtime Comeback Win Over Fourth Seeded New Hampshire, 5-4

    The Friars will advance to the Hockey East Semifinal game for the 11th straight season.

    02/23/2013

    Women's Ice Hockey Defeated By Tenth Ranked Northeastern, 5-1

    Virtue notched her first collegiate goal in the loss.

    02/22/2013

    Women's Ice Hockey Closes Out Its Regular Season With A Home-And-Home Against Northeastern

    Morse leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Huskies with six points.


    AT PROVIDENCE:

    2012-13: Played 35 games... Registered 30 points on 12 goals and 18 assists... Scored her first collegiate goal in her first game as a Friar against BSU on Oct. 5... Finished the season as the third ranked point scorer and sixth ranked goal scorer on the team... Tallied eight points against ranked opponents... Scored two game winning goals, one against UVM (10/20) and one at Maine (11/3)... Notched two four-point games in Hockey East play at Northeastern (1/20) and against Maine (1/27)... Was named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for the month of January... Had a .584 winning percentage in face-offs... Was a unanimous selection to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team.

    BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played in 2012 Under-18 World Championships for Team USA...National Team Development camp participant...Graduated from Grand Rapids High School...Earned six varsity letters in ice hockey, five in swimming and five in track and field...Scored 227 career points with 110 goals and 117 assists...Tallied four hat tricks as a senior...Finalist for 2012 Minnesota Ms. Hockey...First-Team All-State selection...First-Team All-Area honoree...Led Grand Rapids to 2012 Sectional Championship, scoring game-winner in fourth overtime...Father Darin played ice hockey for University of Minnesota Duluth, while mom Mary played women's basketball for the Bulldogs...Honor roll student.

    PERSONAL
    NAME: Molly Illikainen
    FAMILY: Daugher of Darin and Mary Illikainen. Has two sisters, Morgan and Madison, and one brother, Alex.
    MAJOR: Undeclared
    
    Career Statistics
    YEAR	GP	G	A	PTS	PIM	PP	SH	GW
    12-13	35	12	18	30	11/22	4	0	2
    HE	20	7	12	19	5/10	3	0	2
    

    Career Highs Goals: 2 (1/20/13 at Northeastern) Assists: 3 (1/27/13 vs. Maine) Points: 4 (1/27/13 vs. Maine)

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