2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Whitney Renn To Play Professionally In Austria
    August 10, 2018
    TROY, N.Y. - Former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women's ice hockey standout Whitney Renn '18 has signed on with the DEC Eagles of the Dameneishockey Bundesliga, Austria's women's hockey league for the upcoming 2018-19 season. She will become the 10th Engineers alumnae to join the professional ranks this decade.
  • Shiann Darkangelo Signs With Toronto Furies
    August 03, 2018
    TORONTO (August 2, 2018) – The Toronto Furies announce today – Thursday, August 2 – the signing of free agent forward Shiann Darkangelo.
  • Kelsey Koelzer Re-Signs With Riveters
    August 02, 2018
    July 31, 2018– The defending Isobel Cup champions have received a massive shot in the arm with the return of defender Kelsey Koelzer, the first overall pick in the 2016 NWHL Draft. Koelzer has re-signed with the Metropolitan Riveters for the 2018-19 season.
  • From hockey camps to worlds bid, it's Saulnier's turn to inspire
    August 01, 2018
    The IIHF Women’s World Championship had a lasting effect on Halifax’s Jillian Saulnier. The Canadian Olympian was a bright-eyed, impressionable 12-year-old when her hometown last hosted the international hockey event.
  • Top Prospect Shea Tiley Awaits CWHL Draft
    August 01, 2018
    One of the most highly sought after prospects in the 2018 CWHL Draft, Shea Tiley delivers a game-changing goaltender for whichever CWHL team selects her.
  • Cayley Mercer Embarks On Her Journey To Grow Hockey
    July 27, 2018
    Cayley Mercer knew there would be lifestyle changes when she moved to China to play professional hockey. Even so, the food threw her for a loop. “If you’re getting fish, you’re getting a full fish with the head still on it,” the 24-year-old from Exeter said with a grin. “The first time, I looked at it and had no idea how to tackle it.”
  • St. Lawrence Alum Selected To Manage Canadian Women's Hockey Team
    July 26, 2018
    Gina Kingsbury '04, who led the St. Lawrence University women's hockey team to pair of NCAA Frozen Four appearances and won two Olympic gold medals as a player for Team Canada (2006 and 2010), has been selected to manage the Canadian women's national team.
  • An Unlikely Opportunity
    May 09, 2018
    “I saw a post on Facebook for the 2015-16 Boston Blades prospect camp and figured, ‘why not?’
  • Maschmeyer brings magic to Montreal in first season
    April 27, 2018
    It’s been a year of adjustments for Bruderheim’s CWHL star goalie Emerance Maschmeyer, but it was a move she does not regret.
  • Emma Woods Wonderful in Epic Season for Valiant Vanke Rays
    April 27, 2018
    Part of the first draft class in the history of the Vanke Rays, one of two expansion teams from China gracing the ice in the CWHL, Emma Woods certainly emerged as a high value pick. Definitely, the Rays acquired a player in Woods with more than just a fundamentally sound game. Bringing a strong work ethic and a tremendous sense of pride in her work, Woods’ character is renowned among her teammates. Certainly, the dedication to hard work emanated from the fact that she was raised in a dairy farm outside Burford, Ontario.
  • Courtney Turner Brings Character as Key Building Block for Boston Blades
    April 27, 2018
    As the Boston Blades continue the admirable duty of rebuilding, assembling the pieces that shall ensure a proud return to the peak of professional women’s ice hockey, the addition of Courtney Turner brought with it multiple facets. Selected first overall in the 2017 edition of the CWHL Draft, Turner became part of a unique sorority.
  • Tenth Annual Mandi Schwartz Drive Adds 464 More Potential Life Savers
    April 19, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With 51 life-saving marrow donations through its first nine years, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale had given people plenty of reasons to celebrate heading into the 10th annual drive Thursday. This year's edition was another success, as the Bulldogs added 464 more potential donors to the Be The Match Registry®.
  • Digit Murphy Is The American Woman With The Business Plan For China's Ice Hockey Dream
    April 18, 2018
    Digit Murphy is doing several things at one time.
  • Lessons to be learned from virtual world, says Olympian Ruggiero
    April 16, 2018
    LONDON (Reuters) – Traditional sports can learn a lot from esports in using virtual world technology to stay relevant for younger audiences, says former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero.
  • Katie Guay Named Director of Philanthropy for The USA Hockey Foundation
    April 10, 2018
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today that Katie Guay (Mansfield, Mass.) has been named director of philanthropy for The USA Hockey Foundation, a charitable and educational nonprofit corporation that provides long-range financial support for USA Hockey and promotes the growth of hockey in the United States.
  • Brooke Webster Brings Strong Showing on Offense for Expansion Vanke Rays
    April 05, 2018
    Having attained All-America status while skating for St. Lawrence University, Brooke Webster followed up such a prestigious achievement by contributing towards a compelling chapter in hockey history. With the CWHL adding a pair of internationally-based expansion teams, the Kunlun Red Star and the Vanke Rays (the first professional women’s’ teams to hail from China),
  • Beauts’ Sarah Edney Talks Defense for Youngsters
    March 30, 2018
    The NWHL season may have just wrapped up, but that doesn’t mean that the league’s players aren’t still helping to “grow the game”. That particular phrase has become a mantra – even a beacon of sorts – as NWHL players generously offer their time and their hearts in order to develop both interest level and skill sets for younger generations. In essence, “grow the game” is a cornerstone to the foundation of the NWHL.
  • Angela Ruggiero To Receive SportsBusiness '40 Under 40' Award
    March 27, 2018
    Harvard women's hockey alum Angela Ruggiero has been named to SportsBusiness Journal/Daily's Forty Under 40 Class of 2018 as announced by the journal.
  • RPI Grad Alexa Gruschow Ends Season An Isobel Cup Champion
    March 27, 2018
    NWHL player and former Mechanicsburg hockey player Alexa Gruschow ends her season with an Isobel Cup Championship....
  • Two Former Raiders Capture NWHL Title in League's Third Season
    March 26, 2018
    NEWARK, N.J. – Colgate women's hockey alumnae Kiira Dosdall '09 and Kimberly Sass '12 claimed the 2018 Isobel Cup Sunday for the Metropolitan Riveters. They downed the defending-champion Buffalo Beauts, 1-0, at Barnabas Health Hockey House to earn their first National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) title.
  • QU Alums Nicole Brown '16, Nicole Kosta '16 Earn Clarkson Cup Championship
    March 26, 2018
    At 2:49 into overtime of the CWHL Championship, Bobcat alumna Nicole Kosta '16 (Mississauga, Ontario) intercepted a breakout pass, transitioned to the net and fed a backhand pass to teammate Laura Stacey, who beat the Kunlun Red Star goaltender high over her glove to capture a 2-1 victory and the Markham Thunder's first-ever Clarkson Cup.
  • Jillian Saulnier & Fellow Olympians Pioneering All-Female Hockey Camps
    March 22, 2018
    The Nova Scotians are running three weekend-long camps together across the province for the first time this August.
  • Harvard Varsity Club Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018
    March 21, 2018
    Jennifer Botterill '02-03, Dominic Moore '03, Carl Morris '03, Dan Shevchik '03, and Tiffany Whitton Gould '03 will be inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame during a dinner and induction ceremony at the Harvard Club of Boston's Downtown Clubhouse on Saturday, October 13.
  • Laura Stacey Pays Visit To Goderich
    March 06, 2018
    Olympic glory is touching Goderich and Huron County.
  • Competing in Olympics a dream come true for Jill Saulnier
    March 03, 2018
    Jillian Saulnier says she hasn't had a lot of sleep since returning from Pyeongchang.
  • 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.
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