Olivia Knowles
Olivia  Knowles


Campbell River, B.C.

High School:
Penticton Secondary





Gophers Complete Sweep with 4-3 OT Win

Sydney Baldwin scored the game-winning goal in overtime to seal the win and sweep over the Beavers


Gophers Win Game One with Beavers, 3-1

The Gophers and Beavers wrap up this weekend's series at 3 p.m. CT Saturday afternoon


Gophers Win 4-1 Over Merrimack

Minnesota earned a season-opening series split with a 4-1 win over visiting Merrimack Sunday afternoon


Dreams Come True for Two New Gophers

Grace Zumwinkle and Olivia Knowles shined in their collegiate debuts Friday, both scoring their first career goals


No. 3 Gophers Fall in Season-Opener

Minnesota dropped a 4-3 decision to visiting Merrimack Friday night at Ridder Arena

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.


Gopher Olympic Hopefuls Update: Oct. 19


Eleven Gophers are in contention to represent the U.S., Canada, and Finland at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Five Minutes with Sidney Peters


Gopher senior Sidney Peters reflects on being a goaltender, overcoming injuries, and keeping a level-headed approach.

Gophers Meet with Media


Members of the Gopher women's hockey team met with the media to preview the team's upcoming series at UMD.

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