NCAA-Best Eight WCHA Players Named 2017 Women's Division I Ice Hockey CCM All-Americans
Four players honored as First-Team All-Americans
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Four players honored as First-Team All-Americans

Eight WCHA student-athletes have been honored as 2017 Women's Division I Ice Hockey CCM All-Americans, it was announced today by the American Hockey Coaches Association. NCAA semifinalist and top seed Wisconsin leads the way with four honorees, followed by two each from Clarkson and Minnesota and a lone representative from Boston College.

Nine of the players will be competing for an NCAA Women's National Collegiate Ice Hockey Championship in St. Charles, MO, this weekend.

Noteworthy among the selections:

- Four players were previously honored, including two-time First Team selections Ann-Renee Desbiens of Wisconsin and Megan Keller of Boston College.

- Six players come from the United States five come from Canada and one from Switzerland. Ontario produced the most (4).

- There are seven seniors, four juniors and one sophomore.

- Three selections are from ECAC Hockey and one from Hockey East.

The CCM HOCKEY ALL-AMERICAN ICE HOCKEY TEAMS are sponsored by CCM HOCKEY and chosen by members of the AMERICAN HOCKEY COACHES ASSOCIATION. CCM is the legendary hockey brand dedicated to the endless pursuit of performance by delivering game-changing, head-to-toe innovative hockey equipment to players worldwide.

First Team
Second Team
Ann-Renée Desbiens, SR, University of Wisconsin *
(La Malbaie, QC)
Goalie
Kassidy Sauve, SO, The Ohio State University
(Whitby, ON)
Megan Keller, JR, Boston College *
(Farmington Hills, MI)
Defense
Savannah Harmon, JR, Clarkson University
(Downers Grove, WI)
Lee Stecklein, SR, University of Minnesota #@
(Roseville, MN)
Defense
Jenny Ryan, SR, University of Wisconsin
(Victor, NY)
Cayley Mercer, SR, Clarkson University
(Exeter, ON)
Forward
Sarah Nurse, SR, University of Wisconsin
(Hamilton, ON)
Kelly Pannek, JR, University of Minnesota
(Plymouth, MN)
Forward
Annie Pankowski, JR, University of Wisconsin #
(Laguna Hills, CA)
Lara Stalder, SR, University of Minnesota Duluth
(Lucerne, Switzerland)
Forward
Brooke Webster, SR, St. Lawrence University
(Aurora, ON)
* First Team in 2016; # Second Team in 2016; @Second Team in 2015