When the Wisconsin Badgers took to the ice to open their season last Friday, it had been 551 days since Annie Pankowski had put on her familiar white sweater with a large red W on the front.
Taking a year off of college and deferring eligibility in an Olympic year
It's the first week of the NCAA conference playoffs. Teams all play a best-of-three series with the top four seeds hosting.
(9) Robert Morris at Lindenwood
Syracuse at Penn State
Friday at 6:00PM CT and 4:30PM ET, Saturday at 2:00PM ET/1:00PM CT.
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