Amy Turek

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Amy Turek
Position Forward
Shoots Right
CIS
NWHL team
Laurier Golden Hawks
Beatrice Aeros
National team  Canada
Playing career 1994–present

Amy Turek was a women's ice hockey player who competed for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women's ice hockey program. In addition, she played for the Canadian National women's ice hockey team from 1999 to 2000.[1] She was inducted into the Wilfrid Laurier Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Turek finished her career with the University of Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women's ice hockey program with a career total of 89 points (54 goals, 35 assists) in 41 games played. She led the Golden Hawks in scoring during the 1994-95 season (35 points) along with 1995-96 (31 points). She set a Golden Hawks record with 7 points in one game. This was accomplished on January 29, 1995 vs. the York University women's ice hockey program.[3]

Beatrice Aeros[edit]

Turek played with the Beatrice Aeros in 1998 and participated in the championship game of the Esso Nationals, netting an assist.[4] During the 2000–01 NWHL season, Amy Turek played with the Aeros and finished second in league scoring with 58 points.[5]

Other[edit]

Turek also represented Canada at the 2003 Inline Hockey championships. She was named the MVP in the semi-finals against the Czech Republic. Although Turek scored a goal in the Gold Medal game, Canada ended the tournament with the silver medal.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • OUA All-Stars First Team 1994-95[6]
  • 1994-95 Wilfrid Laurier Most Valuable Player[7]
  • OUA All-Stars First Team 1995-96
  • 1996-97 Lisa Backman Award (awarded to the Wilfrid Laurier Most Valuable Player in women's ice hockey)[8]
  • OUA All-Stars Second Team 1996-97
  • 1999/2000 NWHL Western Division 1st All Star Team
  • 2003 Women’s World Inline Hockey championships, Tournament All-Star Team
  • 2003 Women’s World Inline Hockey championships, MVP in the Semi-Finals against the Czech

Republic[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Website of Hockey Canada". Hockeycanada.ca. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  2. ^ "About Us". Victoryhockey.ca. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  3. ^ "CIS English". English.cis-sic.ca. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  4. ^ "Alberta downs Ontario 3-2 in Overtime in Gold Medal Final to win 1998 Esso Women’s Nationals Hockey Championship". Hockey Canada. March 22, 1998. Retrieved 28 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Nwhl Scoring Leaders". Canoe.ca. 2001-02-13. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  6. ^ "http://oua.ca/sports/hockey/whockey/awards/". oua.ca. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  7. ^ "Golden Hawk Athletics & Recreation - Wilfrid Laurier Awards". Laurierathletics.com. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  8. ^ "Golden Hawk Athletics - Person Profile - Amy Turek". Laurierathletics.com. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]