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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


10/14/2017

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

10/13/2017

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

10/01/2017

Gophers Win 4-1 Over Merrimack

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

09/30/2017

Dreams Come True for Two New Gophers

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

09/29/2017

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Olympic Hopefuls Update: Oct. 19

10/19/2017

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

Five Minutes with Sidney Peters

10/19/2017

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

Gophers Meet with Media

10/18/2017

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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