Team USA Years: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
Hometown: La Verne, CA
Current residence: La Verne, CA
Personal website/social media pages : Instagram.com/dangl6 & twitter.com/lauraveh
When did you begin playing hockey: Age 4
Current skating club/ Coaches name: Shayne Arsenault, The Republic
Occupation, current employer: Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shimano American
High school attended: Bonita High School
Year of graduation: 2008
Location of high school: La Verne, CA
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Inline Hockey
College attended: Providence College
Year of graduation: 2012
Degree/major: B.S Finance & Management, M.B.A
Sports you competed in while in college (include number of years): NCAA Division 1 Ice Hockey
Team USA hockey awards, honors and statistics: 2011 USARS Inline Player of the Year
Other awards, honors, and statistics in hockey:
Narch Womens Platinum Champ 2013, 2012, 2009
HockeyÊEast All-Rookie Team 2008
HockeyÊEast Rookie of the Week 11/10/08, 3/2/09
HockeyÊEast Player of the Week 11/7/2012
HockeyÊEast Rookie of the Month December 2008
HockeyÊEast Honorable Mention All-Star 2008
Other sports you currently participate in:
Other awards and/or honors received outside of hockey:
Life Goals: Do well and make others happy!
Career goals: Keep moving forward doing something I enjoy! IÕm very fortunate to work somewhere that aligns with my personal interests and values.
Future goals you hope to obtain as a hockey player: Win more Championships!
Favorite sports figure: Teemu Selanne
Favorite food before a competition: Chicken and Pasta
Favorite movie: Dalmatians
Favorite place to shop: Lululemon
Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Hip Hop
Favorite possession: My bikes! And my car!
Favorite hobbies: Being outside, hiking, riding bikes
If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Adventurous
What makes you a unique and special person: I donÕt take myself too seriously.
Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: My parents!
FatherÕs name: Simo Veharanta
FatherÕs occupation: Self employed
MotherÕs name: Catalina Veharanta
MotherÕs occupation: Self employed
Brothers: Heikki Veharanta
Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics: