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2021 Girls Goalie of the Year

By Peter Odney , 05/06/21, 11:45AM CDT

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Alexandria's Jordan O'Kane made over 130 saves in her last three postseason games to help the Cardinals to a Class AA State Tournament appearance.

Girls Goalie of the Year - Jordan O'Kane

Junior made 57 saves in double-overtime loss to Minnetonka in state quarterfinals


O'Kane participated in last fall's Girls National Invitational Tournament for Northern Elite Green U16.

You couldn't help but root for O'Kane during this spring's Class AA State Tournament. 

The junior netminder had helmed her Cardinals through upset-wins over No. 2 seed Brainerd/Little Falls and top-seeded Roseau during the Section 8AA playoffs, making 78 saves on 80 shots in the process, and drew No. 3 seed Minnetonka in the quarterfinal round. 

O'Kane proceeded to make 57 saves on 59 shots against the Skippers, with the Cardinals eventually falling short in double-overtime 2-1. For the season, O'Kane finished with a 12-1-2 record, a 1.15 goals-against-average, a .957 save percentage, and three shutouts.  

With a year of high school to go, O'Kane will play a critical part for next season's Cardinals, a team that should once again challenge for a spot at the state tournament.  

2021 Girls Goalie of the Year Finalists

Player Team Level
Uma Corniea Edina High School GHS Class AA
Layla Hemp Andover 15A
Hailey Krieg Moorhead Black 12B
Suri Langley Proctor-Hermantown 12A
Hailey Hansen Blaine High School GHS Class AA
Jordan O'Kane Alexandria High School GHS Class AA

Past Winners

Year Player Team Level
2020 Uma Corniea Edina High School GHS Class AA
2019 Olivia King Brainerd High School GHS Class AA
2018 Skylar Vetter Lakeville North Bantam AA
2017 Uma Corniea Edina Peewee A

2020 and 2017 Girls Goalie of Year, Uma Corniea of Edina.

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