19 Kayla Griffith
19 - Kayla Griffith
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Woodbury, Minn.
High School: East Ridge
Position: D
Major: Biology
gp 29
p 25
g 9
a 16
pim 14
+/- +30
CAREER HIGHS
CATEGORY NO. OPPONENT / DATE
Goals 3 vs. Finlandia University on Dec. 2, 2016
Assists 3 Two Times (last vs. Finlandia University on Nov. 17, 2017)
Points 3 Many Times (last vs. Marian University on Jan. 27, 2018)

 

AWARDS
YEAR AWARDS
2014-15 1st varsity letter
Forester Fall Semester All-Academic Team
All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Freshman Team 
2015-16 2nd varsity letter
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 22)
All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association
First Team West All-American (CCM Hockey/American Hockey Coaches Association)
D3hockey.com Second Team All-West Region
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team 
2016-17 3rd varsity letter
Team Captain
All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team
Second Team West All-American (CCM Hockey/American Hockey Coaches Association)
2017-18 4th varsity letter
Team Captain
All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team
Second Team West All-American (CCM Hockey/American Hockey Coaches Association)
Second Team All-USCHO
NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 Honoree

 

OTHER NOTABLES
YEAR NOTES
2014-15 Played in each of the team's games
Finished fifth on the squad in plus/minus, tied-for-sixth in assists, and tied-for-ninth in points
Tied for fourth among Northern Collegiate Hockey Association freshmen and eighth among defensemen in points
Ranked tied-for-33rd in the nation in points per game by a defenseman
Helped Foresters rank third in the NCHA and tied-for-21st in the nation in scoring defense
Recorded first three career points on assists against St. Norbert College on Nov. 8
Assisted on the game-winning goal against College of St. Scholastica on Nov. 22
Recorded three assists and was +8 in weekend series against Finlandia University Dec. 5-6
Scored a goal both days and added an assist in game two against University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Jan. 16-17
Was +5 at Finlandia University on Jan. 30
Assisted on a score at College of St. Scholastica on Jan. 31
2015-16 Saw action in every game for the second straight season
Finished tied-for-third on the team in assists, tied-for-fourth in points, and sixth in plus/minus
Tied for 11th in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association in assists, 15th in points, and 28th in goals
Ranked tied-for-38th in the nation in assists per game
Also finished second in the conference and fourth in the country in points per game by a defenseman
Recorded at least one point in 13 contests
Scored a pair of goals in season opener against St. Catherine University on Oct. 31
Assisted on two scores at Marian University on Nov. 4
Set up the game-winning goal in both games of series sweep of College of St. Scholastica Nov. 7-8
Scored power play game-winning goal and added two assists at St. Norbert College on Nov. 21
Had a goal in back-to-back games at St. Michael's College on Jan. 6 and against St. Mary's University on Jan. 9
Scored a power play goal and assisted on two more scores against Concordia University Wisconsin on Jan. 22
Assisted on a pair of goals against Marian University on Feb. 12 
2016-17 Appeared in every game for the third year in a row
Led the team in +/- rating and ranked third on the squad in goals and fourth in assists and points
Also recorded a team-high five assists on game-winning goals
Was tied-for-12th in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association in points, 14th in assists, and tied-for-13th in goals
Finished tied-for-46th in the nation in assists per game, 52nd in points per game, and 77th in goals per game
Recorded at least one point in all but eight contests with five multi-point games
Assisted on a goal in both games of season-opening seres at St. Catherine University Oct. 29-30
Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist at College of St. Scholastica on Nov. 5
Recorded a pair of assists against Northland College on Nov. 20
Scored three times in the opener and had two assists in game two of series against Finlandia University Dec. 2-3
Had a goal and was +3 in both games of series at St. Mary's University Jan. 6-7
Netted the game-winning goal at Concordia University Wisconsin on Jan. 20
Scored both of team's goals in NCHA Slaats Cup semifinal series opener against College of St. Scholastica Feb. 24
Assisted on a goal in NCHA Slaats Cup Final at Adrian College on March 4
2017-18 Finished career having played in every game
Ranked second on the team in +/-, fifth in assists, sixth in points, and seventh in goals
Finished third among Northern Collegiate Hockey Association defenseman in points
Also ranked eighth in the NCHA in assists, tied-for-11th in power play goals, tied-for-12th in points, and tied-for-18th in goals
Finished seventh in the nation in points per game by a defenseman and tied-for-68th in assists per game
Recorded at least one point in 17 of 29 contests and had a +/- rating of +2 or better 16 times
Scored one goal, assisted on two more, and was +4 at Aurora University on Nov. 11
Recorded three assists and was +5 in series opener and set up two scores in game two against Finlandia University Nov. 17-18
Scored a power play goal, added two assists, and was +4 against Marian University on Jan. 27
Netted the game-winning goal against Northland College on Feb. 2
Had a power play goal in NCHA Slaats Cup quarterfinal series game against St. Norbert College on Feb. 23
Scored a goal in NCHA Slaats Cup final at Adrian College on March 3
Finished four years ranked fourth in program history in assists and seventh in points
Recent Games
Feb 16 St. Scholastica W, 5-0
Feb 17 St. Scholastica W, 4-1
Feb 23 St. Norbert W, 4-0
Feb 24 St. Norbert W, 8-0
Mar 2 vs. St. Scholastica W, 2-1
Mar 3 at #6 Adrian L, 4-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 18
Points 25 20
Goals 9 6
Assists 16 14
PIM 14 4
+/- +30 +27
Power-play goals 4 3
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 1 1
Games started 15 8
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 102 72
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 28 #10 St. Thomas L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 29 #10 St. Thomas L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 3 at Concordia Wisconsin W, 8-0 - 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 4 at Concordia Wisconsin L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 9
Nov 11 at Aurora W, 13-2 - 1 2 3 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 9
Nov 12 at Aurora W, 10-0 - 0 0 0 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 7
Nov 17 Finlandia W, 14-0 - 0 3 3 0 +5 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 18 Finlandia W, 7-0 1 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 1 Trine W, 9-0 - 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 2 Trine W, 8-0 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 5 Aurora W, 5-1 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 6 Saint Mary's (Minn.) L, 3-2 1 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Jan 7 Saint Mary's (Minn.) W, 6-3 1 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 at Wis.-Eau Claire L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 13 at Wis.-Eau Claire L, 7-0 1 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 at #4 Adrian L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 20 at #4 Adrian L, 5-2 - 1 0 1 0 -4 1 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 Marian W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 27 Marian W, 5-0 1 1 2 3 2 +4 1 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 2 Northland W, 7-1 - 1 0 1 0 +4 1 0 0 1 0 6
Feb 3 Northland W, 4-2 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 9 at St. Norbert W, 4-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 at St. Norbert W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 St. Scholastica W, 5-0 1 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 17 St. Scholastica W, 4-1 1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 7
Feb 23 St. Norbert W, 4-0 - 1 0 1 2 +2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 24 St. Norbert W, 8-0 1 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 2 vs. St. Scholastica W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 3 at #6 Adrian L, 4-3 1 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2014-15 26 2 10 12 20 +13 1 0 0 0 0 0 38
2015-16 27 6 14 20 18 +15 2 0 0 1 0 0 67
2016-17 28 11 15 26 28 +16 3 0 0 3 0 1 106
2017-18 29 9 16 25 14 +30 4 0 1 1 0 0 102
Total 110 28 55 83 80 +74 10 0 1 5 0 1 313
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 29 9 16 25 14 +30 4 0 1 1 0 0 102
Conference 18 6 14 20 4 +27 3 0 1 1 0 0 72
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 6 12 18 6 +31 3 0 1 1 0 0 62
Away 11 3 4 7 6 -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 36
Neutral 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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Wins 20 6 16 22 10 +42 3 0 1 1 0 0 75
Losses 9 3 0 3 4 -12 1 0 0 0 0 0 27
Ties - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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October 2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
November 6 1 7 8 2 +14 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
December 3 1 3 4 0 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
January 8 3 3 6 6 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 22
February 8 3 3 6 2 +11 2 0 1 1 0 0 23
March 2 1 0 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6