Golden Gophers in the Olympics

Twelve Golden Gopher women's hockey players have competed in the Winter Olympic Games, making 20 Olympic appearances for two different countries. Ten Gophers have represented the U.S. in the Olympics, and two Finnish Gophers, Noora Räty and Mira Jalusuo, have competed for their native Finland. Most recently, seven Gophers participated in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, and five Gophers earned silver medals with Team USA.

Lyndsay Wall
2002 U.S. Olympic Team
2006 U.S. Olympic Team
Courtney Kennedy
2002 U.S. Olympic Team
2006 U.S. Olympic Team


Natalie Darwitz
2002 U.S. Olympic Team
2006 U.S. Olympic Team
2010 U.S. Olympic Team
2010 Team U.S.A. Captain

Krissy Wendell
2002 U.S. Olympic Team
2006 U.S. Olympic Team
2006 Team U.S.A. Captain
Kelly Stephens
2006 U.S. Olympic Team

Gigi Marvin
2010 U.S. Olympic Team

2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Noora Räty
2006 Finnish Olympic Team
2010 Finnish Olympic Team
2014 Finnish Olympic Team

Mira Jalosuo
2014 Finnish Olympic Team

Megan Bozek
2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Amanda Kessel
2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Anne Schleper
2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Lee Stecklein
2014 U.S. Olympic Team


Golden Gophers in International Competition

A multitude of Golden Gopher players, past and present, have represented their country in international hockey competition.

U.S. National Team (IIHF World Championships, Four Nations, U-22 Series)
Sydney Baldwin, Kelli Blankenship, Megan Bozek, Hannah Brandt, Winny Brodt, Dani Cameranesi, Ronda Curtin, Natalie Darwitz, Rachael Drazan, Sarah Erickson, Alyssa Grogan, Jody Horak, Courtney Kennedy, Amanda Kessel, Gigi Marvin, Erica McKenzie, Milica McMillen, Anya Miller, Kelly Pannek, Cara Piazza, Rachel Ramsey, Anne Schleper, Jen Schoullis, Laura Slominski, Lee Stecklein, Kelly Stephens, Ambria Thomas, Lyndsay Wall, Krissy Wendell, Emily West

U.S. Under-18 Team
Sydney Baldwin, Rachael Bona, Megan Bozek, Hannah Brandt, Emily Brown, Dani Cameranesi, Sarah Erickson, Kate Flug, Alyssa Grogan, Alex Gulstene, Amanda Kessel, Meghan Lorence, Patti Marshall, Milica McMillen, Maryanne Menefee, Kelly Pannek, Sidney Peters, Cara Piazza, Nina Rodgers, Kate Schipper, Anne Schleper, Kelly Seeler, Sophie Skarzynski, Lee Stecklein, Taylor Wente, Taylor Williamson, Alex Woken, Megan Wolfe, Grace Zumwinkle

Finnish National Team
Mira Jalosuo, Noora Räty

Canadian National Team/National Women's Development Team/Canadian Under-18 Team
Lindsay Agnew, La Toya Clarke, Sarah Davis, Melanie Gagnon, Baylee Gillanders, Olivia Knowles, Amanda Leveille, Amy Potomak, Sarah Potomak, Bobbi Ross, Kelly Terry

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