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Olivia Knowles
Olivia  Knowles

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Campbell River, B.C.

High School:
Penticton Secondary

Height:
5-9

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
01/24/1999


11/26/2017

Knowles Scores in OT to Seal 4-3 Win

Olivia Knowles scored the game-winning goal in overtime to seal a 4-3 win and series sweep for Minnesota over Lindenwood

11/25/2017

Gophers Take Game One at Lindenwood

After allowing the first goal, Minnesota scored three unanswered goals to win 3-1 on the road Saturday

11/10/2017

Wente Seals 2-1 OT Win over Mercyhurst

Minnesota skated to a 2-1 overtime win in game one of this week's non-conference series with Mercyhurst

10/25/2017

Five Minutes with Olivia Knowles

Gophers rookie Olivia Knowles catches up with the Voice of Gopher Women's Hockey Dan Hamann

10/20/2017

Gophers Top Bulldogs, 4-1

Minnesota took game one of this week's WCHA series on the road at Minnesota Duluth

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Career Stats

High School/Club: A 2017 graduate of Penticton Secondary School • played for Okanagan Hockey Academy under coaches Jim Fetter and Delaney Collins • won 2017 CSSHL league championship with Okanagan Hockey Academy as a senior, recording 30 points (8g-22a) in 42 games • served as OHA team captain • named 2016 CSSHL Best Defense and 2016 OHA Female Prep Best Defense • named JWHL First Team All-Star • member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team • earned silver with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at both the 2017 and 2016 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championships • competed in Under-18 Three-Game Series between the U.S. and Canada in August 2015 and August 2016 • served as assistant captain of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at 2016 world championship and August 2016 three-game series against U.S. • attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camps • represented British Columbia as part of Team BC at the Canadian National Championships • named Most Valuable Player and Best Defense at the Canadian National Championship • helped Team BC to a bronze medal finish at the 2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship.

Personal: Born January 24, 1999 • daughter of Darrell and Jonelle Knowles • has one sibling, Jaret • intends to study business marketing and sports management • shoots right • enjoys seeking adventures, photography, cooking, and DJing • cousin Lisa Lloyd played hockey at the University of Alberta • 'A' honor roll student • a multi-sport athlete who has competed in gymnastics, soccer, softball, track & field, swimming, basketball, volleyball, cross country, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, and tennis.

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