Former Weyburn Gold Wing goalie is #1 in US rankings

Former Weyburn Gold Wings goalie Chantal Burke hit No. 1 as the Top Canadian Female Goalie in the NCAA and U-Sports when the rankings were released on January 27.

Chantal plays for the Penn State Nittany Lions women’s ice hockey team. So far in her junior season of 2019-20, she has played 21 games, winning 10, losing six and recording five ties, with a .943 save percentage.

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In her sophomore season of 2018-19, Chantalearned Academic All-Big Ten Team honors and was named to CHA All-Academic Team. She only played in one game, making 24 saves with an .828 save percentage and a 4.62 GAA.

In her freshman year of 2017-18, Chantal was named to the CHA All-Academic Team. She played in four games during her rookie season and finished the year with a save percentage of 1.000, a goals-against average of 0.00, and recorded 17 saves in 69:32 minutes played.

Chantal played for the Southern Range Gold Wings for two seasons (2014-16). She went 14-8-0 in 2015-16 with a goals-against average of 1.58, a save percentage of .935 and four shutouts.

In 2013-14, she posted an 11-6-3 record with four shutouts and was named second team SFMHL All-Star twice.