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2024 Girls Goalie of the Year

By YHH Staff, 04/20/24, 4:00PM CDT


The Hill-Murray netminder backstopped the Pioneers to this year's Class AA state championship game, and will take her talents to the Ivy League next season.

2024 Girls Goalie of the Year - Grace Zhan

In her fourth season as the starter for the Hill-Murray varsity program, Zhan posted a record of 23-4-1 with a save percentage of .946, a goals-against-average of 1.39, and six shutouts while leading Hill-Murray to a runner-up finish at this year’s Class AA State Tournament.

Zhan finished 12 games during the 2023-2024 season with 25 or more saves for the Pioneers, won seven of ten games decided by two goals or fewer, and allowed more than three goals in a game once.

In her storied career, the Dartmouth commit won 64 games and recorded 22 shutouts. Her 22 blank sheets are tied for 11th all-time according to Elite Prospects. 

A native of Beijing, Zhan has also played for the Chinese Women's National Team in international competition, including this year's Women's World Championships. 

2024 Girls Goalie of the Year Finalists

Ida Huber, Dodge County

Goaltender Team Level
Ida Huber Dodge County GHS
Kayla Simonson Delano GHS
Grace Zhan Hill-Murray GHS
Ellie Dwinnell North Wright County 15U
Emily Cherne Grand Rapids-Greenway 15U
Poppy Carlson Minnetonka 12U
Paige Simones Mounds View-Irondale Gold 12U

Ellie Dwinnell, North Wright County 15A

Girls Goalie of the Year Past Winners

2023 Girls Goalie of the Year, Edina's Uma Corniea.

Year Goaltender Team Level
2023 Uma Corniea Edina GHS
2022 Sophia Johnson Minnetonka GHS
2021 Jordan O'Kane Alexandria GHS
2020 Uma Corniea Edina GHS
2019 Olivia King Brainerd/Little Falls GHS
2018 Skylar Vetter Lakeville North Bantam AA
2017 Uma Corniea Edina PWA

2022 Girls Goalie of the Year, Minnetonka's Sophia Johnson.

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