Natalie Darwitz was one of ten athletes inducted into the hall of fame that night. Darwitz played hockey at the University of Minnesota from 2002-2005. She has records in season points and assists and has 21 Olympic medals, according to the Gophers story.
Darwitz began coaching the Lakeville South girls hockey team in 2011.
There are four categories that form the criteria for induction into the Hall of Fame. Those four criteria are, as described in the information on the Gophers website:
- Significant accomplishments by a former student-athlete
- Significant achievements by a former coach or administrator
- Significant contributions of time, talent or resources to the athletics department by someone other than an athlete, coach or administrator
- Significant professional achievement by a former Minnesota student-athlete
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