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#33 Brittany Kirkham
Position: Goalie
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario
High School: NCCP Junior Raiders
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Kirkham Photos
Brittany Kirkham
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 01/21/2007

Career: One game shy of Amber Hasbargen's (2002-06) career games played by a goalie record of 86 ... Second all-time in wins (14) ... Has second-best career goals-against average in program history (3.43), second-best career save percentage (.893) and tied for most career shutouts (six) ... Currently ranks all-time in the WCHA record book in games played (t-12th), minutes played (11th) and saves (fifth).

2008-09 (Junior): Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team and was named a WCHA Scholar Athlete for second consecutive year ... Logged 1105:33 minutes in net ... Had a career-low 3.15 goals-against average ... Led the team in wins with seven, which was also a career high ... Had one shutout on the year against Union College on Oct. 24, which tied the school record for career shutouts ... Had a career-high three-game winning streak from Oct. 24 vs. Union to Nov. 2 vs. Ohio State ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week, Oct. 15, after her performance against St. Cloud State when she stopped 32 of 33 shots in a 2-1 win ... Notched an assist on a goal by Margot Miller on Jan. 25 ... Earned her third letter.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Named to the WCHA All-Academic team and was named a WCHA Scholar Athlete ... Voted UND's Best Defensive Player ... Appeared in 31 games - four shy of her own school record - and tied the school record with four shutouts ...  Her .900 save percentage ranks fourth in UND single-season history ... Each of her four wins on the season was a shutout ... Recorded a school-record three consecutive shutouts  in a sweep of Bemidji State (Oct. 19-20) and a tie with Ohio State (Oct. 26) ... Was named USCHO.com National Defensive Player of the Week and WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts ... Stopped 54 total shots in the two games against Bemidji State and 36 in the tie with Ohio State ... Set a school record by logging 201 minutes and 23 seconds of shutout goaltending ... Later in the season picked up her fourth shutout with 26 saves in a 1-0 win at Bemidji State (Jan. 12) ... Made a career-high 46 saves (51 shots) in a 5-3 loss at No. 6 Minnesota (Nov. 25) ... Named UND's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month (all sports) for October ... Earned second letter.

2006-07 (Freshman): Appeared in a school-record 35 games as a freshman, starting all but one game ... Her 35 appearances tied for the WCHA lead with Bemidji State's Emily Brookshaw ... Started the final 26 games of the season ... Ranked third among WCHA goaltenders in minutes played (1978:19) ... Earned her first career win in her collegiate debut against RPI (Oct. 7) ... Registered her first career shutout in a 0-0 overtime tie at Niagara (Dec. 2) ... Made a career-high 41 saves in that game ... Made 30 or more saves in a game 13 times ... Named WCHA Rookie of the Week following the Niagara series after stopping 67 of 69 shots ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2006 graduate of St. Joseph's High School ... Spent the 2005-06 season with the National Capital Competitive Program (NCCP) in Ottawa, Ont., as a member of the Junior Raiders ... Represented Ontario at the 2005 Canadian Under-18 Women's Championships in Salmon Arm, B.C. ... Served as an instructor at the Jon Elkins Goalie School.

Personal: Majoring in English and French ... Daughter of Reg and Terri Kirkham.

 

Kirkham's Career Stats

 

 

 Year

 GP

 MIN

 GA

 SVS

 W-L-T

 SHO

 GAA

 SV%

 2006-07

35

1978:19

120

944

3-29-2

1

3.64

.887

 2007-08

31

 1763:05

 99

 893

 4-22-5

 4

 3.37

 .900

2008-09

19

1106:13

58

481

7-9-3

1

3.15

.892

 Totals

85

4847:37

277

2318

14-60-10

6

3.43

.892