Name: Amanda Kessel
Ice hockey
Current Residence:
Arlington, Mass.
High School: Shattuck-St. Mary's School (Faribault, Minn.) '10
College: University of Minnesota '15, Sports Management

Olympic Experience

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, silver medalist

Career Highlights:

  • Two-time world championship medalist, gold (2013), silver (2012)
  • Two-time Four Nations Cup participant, 1st (2011-12)
  • Two-time NCAA champion (2012-13)
  • Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, All-America First Team, WCHA Player of the Year, All-WCHA First Team and WCHA Scoring Champion honoree (2013)
  • NCAA points leader with 101 (2013)

Fun Facts: Her brother, Phil, is playing on his second Olympic hockey team in Sochi after winning the silver medal in Vancouver. He currently plays in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs... Her brother, Blake, plays professional hockey for the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL... Hobbies include dancing and watching television.

Learn more: 
USA Hockey