2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Koelzer Scores Four in NWHL All-Star Game
    February 12, 2018
    Before a sold-out crowd at TRIA Rink, the brand-new training facility of the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul, the NWHL All-Star Game conducted a dazzling showcase of women’s professional hockey from start to finish. Behind three goals and an assist from Hayley Scamurra of the Buffalo Beauts, Team Ott defeated Team Leveille, 8-6.
  • Guay sharpening her skates for Olympic Winter Games hockey refereeing post
    February 10, 2018
    Many of Katie Guay’s former hockey teammates at Brown University still chuckle when they think about her becoming a referee. A hit she placed upon an unsuspecting member of the University of Minnesota’s women’s team during the 2002 NCAA Frozen Four semifinal is the reason why.
  • Long Road Leads To Olympics For Jillian Saulnier
    February 08, 2018
    Jillian Saulnier’s road to the Winter Olympics in South Korea began over a decade ago.
  • Cornell Alumni Slated to Compete in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
    February 07, 2018
    As the Winter Olympic games loom just days away, Cornell fans will have plenty to look forward to as the events begin this Friday.
  • Angela Ruggiero pledges brain to concussion research
    February 07, 2018
    Two of the world's most decorated women's hockey players have pledged their brains to concussion research.
  • My Olympic Memories: Julie Chu
    February 07, 2018
    During the opening ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, Julie Chu and the rest of the American athletes waited for their turn in the Parade of Nations.
  • Koelzer to play in the 2018 NWHL All-Star Game
    February 07, 2018
    Kelsey Koelzer '17 has been selected to the 2018 National Women's Hockey League All-Star Game in Minnesota as a member of #Team Leveille. The game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 11 between TeamLeveille and TeamOtt at 11:30 a.m., CT and will be broadcast on Twitter Live.
  • Laura Schuler and Laura Stacey Represent Dartmouth At Olympics
    February 06, 2018
    Thirteen athletes and one coach in the 2018 Winter Olympics are affiliated with Dartmouth — the most ever Olympic participants for the College in a single Games.
  • Inside ECAC Hockey Features Badini, Decker & Gilmour
    February 02, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Inside ECAC Hockey Weekly Radio Show is a program highlighting action from the previous weekend's games and upcoming games. The program also includes interviews with coaches and student-athletes and showcases stories from around the league.
  • Jillian Saulnier Set To Shine For Team Canada In Olympic Winter Games
    January 25, 2018
    One of the most prodigious hockey talents of this decade, Jillian Saulnier has reached a new apex with a spot on Canada’s roster for women’s ice hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The first woman from Nova Scotia to play for Canada at all three levels of its National Women’s Program, the promise of such an amazing career was fulfilled with an outpouring of emotion, thrilled at the revelation that the Winter Games would be the next step in this remarkable odyssey.
  • Harvard Alum Randi Griffin Named To Unified Korean Olympic Women's Hockey Team
    January 25, 2018
    It was announced recently that former Harvard women's hockey player, Randi Griffin '10, has been named to the unified Korean hockey team for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.
  • ECAC Hockey and Headway Foundation Team Up for Concussion Awareness Weekend
    January 24, 2018
    ALBANY, NY - For the second consecutive season ECAC Hockey and the Headway Foundation have partnered for a Concussion Awareness Weekend on February 2-3, 2018. Over the weekend, all men and women ECAC Hockey student-athletes will be wearing Headway stickers on their helmets to promote a “New Tough Campaign.”
  • Park named to unified Korean team for the 2018 Olympics
    January 24, 2018
    Former Princeton women's hockey player Caroline Park '11 has been named to the unified Korean hockey team for the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.
  • Former Bulldog Heading to South Korea
    January 23, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Former Yale Bulldog Phoebe Staenz was named to Switzerland's 2018 Olympic hockey team on Monday.
  • 10 Former ECAC Players Named NWHL All-Stars
    January 23, 2018
    The rosters for the 2018 NWHL All-Star Game in Saint Paul, Minnesota were selected tonight via a live draft on Twitter between captains Amanda Leveille and Brittany Ott.
  • The move I love to hate: Downhill ice skater Amanda Trunzo's burpee box jump-over
    January 18, 2018
    When former Dartmouth ice hockey player Amanda Trunzo, 28, began training for her current life on the Red Bull Crashed Ice circuit, she had to learn to be a little less grounded.
  • QU Alum Erica Uden Johannson Named to Swedish National Team, Will Play in 2018 Olympics
    January 13, 2018
    JOHANNESHOV, Sweden - Former Quinnipiac women's ice hockey forward Erica Uden Johansson has been named to the Swedish National Team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, as announced on Friday morning. This will be the third time that Uden Johansson will take part in the Olympic Games, as she played for the Swedish National Team in 2010 in Vancouver, and in 2014 in Sochi.
  • Adventures in China: Two Former Bobcats Help Lead a Professional Women’s Hockey Revolution
    January 11, 2018
    An old adage says, "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em." In this case, perhaps the story should be titled, "if you can't beat 'em, ask them to join you." On September 20, 2014, Quinnipiac defeated the Chinese Women's National Team 8-0 at the TD Bank Sports Center.
  • Emerance Maschmeyer Finds Solace in Goalie Coaching
    January 10, 2018
    It was an opportunity that the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team and head coach Julie Chu could not pass up.
  • Goaltenders and Defenders for Team NWHL Announced
    December 29, 2017
    December 28, 2017 – The two goaltenders and eight defenders for Team NWHL, which will face the U.S. Olympic Team in two games in Florida next month, were officially announced by the league today.
  • Dahm Named CWHL Goalie of the Week
    December 29, 2017
    With 75 combined votes through CWHL polls via Twitter and thecwhl.com, Boston Blades goaltender Lauren Dahm has been named the final ADT Goalie of the Week of 2017 for the week ending Sunday, December 24.
  • Jacquie Pierri Excited About Growth of CWHL
    December 28, 2017
    When the Canadian Women’s Hockey League was initially established in 2007, nobody quite knew what was in store for its future. For years, there has been no compensation for the players. When the CWHL was started, the players had to pay for basically everything themselves, making it difficult for many women to be successful.
  • Q&A With Kelly Babstock
    December 28, 2017
    Kelly Babstock is from Mississauga, Ontario and played Division I hockey at Quinnipiac University. She remains the program leader in points (203), goals (95), assists (108), power play goals (19) and shorthanded goals (6). Babstock has been an integral part of the Connecticut Whale since the inaugural season and was voted into the NWHL All-Star Game last year. Babstock currently has 54 career points (28 goals and 26 assists) in three professional seasons.
  • Taryn Baumgardt Brings Important Presence To Inferno's Blueline
    December 27, 2017
    Part of the Calgary Inferno’s 2017 draft class, the selection of Taryn Baumgardt has quickly paid positive dividends. Taken in the first round (fifth overall) Baumgardt is part of a blueline unit for the Inferno that consists of a combination of youth, including fellow draft pick Kelly Murray, plus experienced leadership, highlighted by Laura Dostaler, a member of the 2016 Clarkson Cup championship team.
  • Lyndsey Fry Discusses Third Annual Women's Hockey Appreciation Night
    December 27, 2017
    Hockey in the desert is still a relatively new concept for a lot of people, but Lyndsey Fry and the Arizona Coyotes are working diligently to make it more accessible to everyone in Arizona.
  • Sonja van der Bliek Displays Great Spirit Between the Pipes for the Toronto Furies
    December 27, 2017
    Heading into the 2017-18 season, the Toronto Furies goaltending picture was dramatically altered, as impact goaltender Christina Kessler would no longer don the blue and white jersey, absent from occupying her familiar position between the pipes. Valiantly taking on the role of starting goaltender, Sonia van der Bliek, who served dutifully as Kessler’s backup in seasons past, does so with a tremendous respect for her predecessor’s legacy, while looking to keep the franchise’s playoff streak alive.
  • Five Former Cornell Women Players Make Canada's Olympic Roster
    December 27, 2017
    Five women's hockey players who donned the Carnelian Red and White during their collegiate careers with now be wearing the Maple Leaf on the world's biggest stage in PyeongChang, South Korea. Rebecca Johnston '12, Laura Fortino '13, Lauriane Rougeau '13, Brianne Jenner '15 and Jillian Saulnier '15 were all listed on Hockey Canada's 23-player roster that is headed to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
  • ECAC Hockey Presence on Canada's Olympic Roster
    December 22, 2017
    CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), have announced the 23-player roster that has been nominated to represent Team Canada at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 9-25 in PyeongChang, South Korea.
  • Erin Ambrose Making Herself at Home with Les Canadiennes After First Weekend Series
    December 22, 2017
    With many of the Canadian Women’s Hockey league players out for Olympic preparation, the league became a test of each team’s depth.
  • Emerance Maschmeyer Named ADT Goalie of the Week in CWHL
    December 21, 2017
    With 124 combined votes through CWHL polls via Twitter and thecwhl.com, Les Canadiennes goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer has been named the ADT Goalie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 17.
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