EVENT - WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

USA HOCKEY:

  • Two-time member of the U.S. Women's National Team for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Women's Championship (gold-2008-09). Named to the team in 2007, but missed the tournament due to injury
  • Three-time member of the U.S. Women's Select Team for the Four Nations Cup (1st-2008, 2nd-2006-07)
  • Member of the U.S. Women's Select Team in 2008-09
  • Three-time member of the U.S. Women's Under-22 Select Team for the Under-22 Series with Canada (2002-04)
  • Five-time USA Hockey Women's National Festival participant (2003-04, 2007-09).

COLLEGE:

  • Played three years at Providence College of Hockey East, after spending a season at Brown University of ECAC Hockey
  • Finished her career at Providence ranked 10th on the school's all-time points list (53-79-132). As a Senior (2005-06): Top-10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award
  • Led the team for the second-straight season with 47 points (18-29)
  • RBK All-America Second Team selection
  • Received the Sarah Devens Award, presented annually to the Hockey East or ECACH player who best demonstrates leadership and commitment both on and off the ice
  • Runner-up for Hockey East Player of the Year
  • Hockey East First Team All-Star. As a Junior (2004-05): Finished first on the team in points (25-33-58), power-play goals (13) and game-winning goals (6)
  • Helped team to Hockey East championship for second straight year
  • Hockey East First Team All-Star selection 
  • ESPN The Magazine All-Academic District I University Division Women's At-Large First Team. As a Sophomore (2003-04): Winner of the Hockey East Sportsmanship Award
  • Named to the Hockey East All-Tournament Team. As a Freshman (2002-03): Finished second on the Brown squad with 35 points (12-23)
  • Named to the ECACH All-Rookie Team.

OTHER:

  • Helped the Minnesota Whitecaps to the Western Women's Hockey League championship in 2008-09
  • Played for the Vaughan Flames of the Canadian Women's Hockey League in 2007-08 and helped the team to the inaugural CWHL championship
  • Played for the BC Breakers of the WWHL in 2006-07 and led the team and ranked 10th in the league with 36 points (19-17) in 26 games.

PERSONAL

Graduated from Providence in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in biology ... Tallied 222 points (116-106) while at Noble and Greenough School (Mass.) from 1998-2002 ... Played hockey, golf and lacrosse at prep school ... Independent School League champions from 2000-02 ... Named an ISL All-Star from 2000-02 ... Won the Bruins' John Carlton Award in 2002 ... Hockey Night in Boston Division 1 Offensive Player of the Year in 2002 ... HNIB All-Scholastic Team in 2001 and 2002 ... Has a brother, James ... Daughter of Sally-Anne and Richard Thatcher ... Attends Keller Graduate School of Management