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Prospect Pipeline - Lund's Career At Princeton Speaks For Itself

By Reid Nichols, 11/23/18, 3:00PM EST


Prospect Profile - Karlie Lund


Karlie Lund is a forward from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, playing for Princeton University. Before Princeton, Lund played at The Blake School for five years, as she amassed a total of 215 points. She was a three-time all-conference selection as she was named honorable mention all-state as a sophomore and then garnered all-state honors two years in a row as a junior and senior. During her sophomore and junior years, she helped her team to two consecutive state championships and was named to the all-tournament team. Also, as a junior, Lund was named a semifinalist for the Ms. Hockey trophy. On a team level, she finished the year with the team’s MVP award and the Hobey Baker Character Award. Serving as captain senior year, she helped lead the team to a second-place finish in the state as she recorded 67 points in her last year of high school.

Lund came storming onto the college hockey scene as a freshman as she led Princeton in scoring with 39 points. She also finished the season with 17 goals, 22 assists, a plus 16 plus-minus rating, 18 blocked shots, and 120 shots on net. At the end of the year, Lund was rewarded with the ECAC Rookie of the Year trophy. She also was a finalist for the ECAC Best Forward of the Year, was named to the First Team All-ECAC, the ECAC All-Rookie Team, the First-Team All-Ivy League, and was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Lund also won the Rookie of the Year team award to cap off an impressive first year of college hockey.

Lund continued her notable production as a sophomore. Her 21 goals and 23 assists were good for 44 points in just 33 games, which led the team. She also had a plus-28 rating and 32 blocked shots. Most of her points came from an 18-game point streak from the beginning of November until the end of January. During this streak, Lund scored 31 points in 18 games. For the second year in a row, Lund was named a finalist for the ECAC Best Forward of the Year. She also was named to the Second-Team All-ECAC and the First-Team All-Ivy League. Academically, she was named to the ECAC All-Academic Team.

Last year, as a junior, Lund served as an assistant captain and recorded 22 points in 32 games, good for second on the team. She also had a plus ten plus-minus rating, 32 blocked shots and a 59 percent winning percentage at the faceoff circle. She finished the season on being named to the Second-Team All-Ivy League and the ECAC All-Academic Team.

After a slower year production-wise as a junior compared to her freshman and sophomore year, Lund is coming back strong this year with 9 points in 10 games thus far. She will graduate at the end of the year with a degree in civil and environmental engineering.

Top Seniors of the Week

Christina Putigna (F), Providence College

  • Putigna tallied four points to help Providence record two victories over Merrimack this weekend. In a 3-1 win on Friday, Putigna had one assist, six shots on net, and a plus-two rating. Her assist came on the game-winning goal in the third period. Putigna then had a three-point game on Saturday in a 5-3 win. She scored in the second period to put Providence up 2-1. Then, she had two primary assists on goals coming just two minutes apart in the third period to help secure the win for Providence.

Kelly Pannek (F), University of Minnesota

  • Pannek recorded two goals and two assists this weekend in two wins over St. Cloud State. On Saturday, Pannek had one goal, one assist, four shots on net and a plus-one rating in a close 4-3 overtime win. She scored the game opening goal just two minutes into the game and then added an assist in the third period. Pannek had an identical stat line on Sunday in a 7-2 win. She assisted on the game opening goal and then scored on the power play late in the second period.

Karlie Lund (F), Princeton University

  • Lund’s three goals this weekend helped Princeton to a win and a tie against ECAC opponents Colgate and Cornell. In a 6-0 win over Colgate on Friday, Lund scored two goals on five shots on net. Her goals game less than two minutes apart early in the second period and her second one was on the power play. On Saturday’s 2-2 tie against Cornell, Lund added another goal on five shots on net. The goal opened game midway through the first period on the power play.

Maddy Field (F), Ohio State University

  • Field had three points this weekend as she helped Ohio State sweep Minnesota Duluth. On Friday’s 3-1 win, Field had two goals, eight shots on net, and a team-leading plus two plus-minus rating. She scored in the first period, a little over a minute after Duluth’s goal, to tie the game at 1-1. Her second goal game late in the second period to put Ohio State up 3-1. Field then added an assist and three shots on net in a 4-1 win on Saturday. Her assist game on the game-winning goal in the first period.