Olivia Knowles
Olivia  Knowles


Campbell River, B.C.

High School:
Penticton Secondary





Peters Shuts Out Mavericks on Senior Night

Sidney Peters earned a 32-save shutout and Cara Piazza scored the game-winning goal to lead the Gophers


Gophers Cruise Past Catamounts, 6-1

Minnesota won game two to settle for a non-conference series split with Vermont at Ridder Arena this weekend


Gophers Top Whitecaps, 5-2

Minnesota returned to action with an exhibition win to open 2018 Friday night at Ridder Arena


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


Gophers Take Game One at Lindenwood

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


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.



Minnesota Falls in Regular Season Finale

Minnesota Falls in Regular Season Finale

2/17/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

The Gophers dropped game two of the Border Battle by a score of 1-0 on the road at Wisconsin on Saturday.

Olympic Gophers Update: Feb. 17

Olympic Gophers Update: Feb. 17

2/17/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

The Olympic semifinal match-ups are set as the U.S. and Finland will face off along with Canada and Russia.

Live: Gophers at Badgers

Live: Gophers at Badgers

2/17/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Follow the Border Battle between Minnesota and Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., on Saturday afternoon.

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