Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey

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Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey
Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey athletic logo

University Concordia University (Quebec)
Conference QSSF
Head coach Les Lawton
Arena Ed Meagher Arena
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Location Montreal, Quebec
Colors Maroon and Gold and White

                     

The Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey program represents Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Coach Les Lawton has accumulated more than 500 victories as Stingers head coach.[1]

History[edit]

The Concordia Stingers women’s ice hockey team earned varsity status in 1975, ensuring that they received financial support from the university. [2]

After playing for the Providence Friars women's ice hockey program and without any NCAA eligibility remaining, Cammi Granato moved to Montreal to earn her masters degree in sports administration at Concordia University. In 123 games, Granato scored 178 goals and 148 assists for 326 points, and was instrumental in Concordia capturing three consecutive provincial championships.[3]

In 1997-98, the CIS recognized women's hockey. The Stingers were granted their first National Championship, which was held at Concordia. In the 2000 semi-finals, the Stingers were bested by the University of Alberta by a 4-3 tally. That year, the Stingers took third place. In the 2000-01 season, Stingers player Lisa-Marie Breton led the Quebec Student Sports Federation with eight goals and six assists in just six games.[4]

National championships[edit]

Year Winner Score Runner-up
1998 Concordia Stingers 4-1 Toronto Lady Blues
1999 Concordia Stingers 2-0 Alberta Pandas

Exhibition[edit]

Date Opponent Score
December 4, 2003 China national women's team 7-2[5]

International[edit]

Player Position Event Result
Erin Lally[6] Forward 25th Winter Universiade Gold
Cecilia Anderson Goaltender 2005 IIHF World Women Championship Bronze

Olympics[edit]

  • The following Stingers alumni have participated in ice hockey at the Winter Olympic games.
Player Position Event Result
Therese Brisson[7] Defense 1998 Winter Olympics Silver
Therese Brisson Defense 2002 Winter Olympics Gold
Karyn Bye Forward 1998 Winter Olympics Gold
Cammi Granato[8] Forward 1998 Winter Olympics Gold
Caroline Ouellette Forward 2002 Winter Olympics Gold
Caroline Ouellette Forward 2006 Winter Olympics Gold
Cecilia Anderson Goaltender (Team Sweden) 2006 Winter Olympics Silver
Caroline Ouellette Forward 2010 Winter Olympics Gold

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Karen Kendall, 1998 TSN Award[9]
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 1999 Concordia University Fittest Female Athlete
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2000 QSSF all-star, Second Team
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2000 Concordia University Fittest Female Athlete
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2001 Concordia University Fittest Female Athlete
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2001 Concordia University Female Athlete of the Year
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2001 QSSF all-star, First Team
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2001 CIAU All-Canadian[10]
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2002 Concordia University Fittest Female Athlete [11]
  • Lisa-Marie Breton, 2002 QSSF all-star, Second Team[12]
  • Cecilia Anderson, 2004 QSSF Female Rockie of the year
  • Cecilia Anderson, 2004 QSSF all-star, First Team
  • Cecilia Anderson, 2005 Concordia Female Athlete of the year
  • Cecilia Anderson, 2005 Conference MVP
  • Cecilia Anderson, 2005 QSSF all-star, First Team
  • Cecilia Anderson, 2006 Concordia Director Shield
  • Erin Lally, 2011 QSSF Second Team All-Star
  • Audrey Doyon-Lessard, 2011 RSEQ Most Outstanding Player, Quebec university women’s hockey league [13]
  • Audrey Doyon-Lessard, 2011 RSEQ First Team All-Star
  • Alyssa Sherrard, 2011 RSEQ All-Rookie Team

All-Canadians[edit]

  • 2004-05 Roxanne Dupuis, 1st Team
  • 2004-05 Dominique Rancour, 2nd Team
  • 2004-05 Cecilia Anderson, 2nd Team
  • 2003-04 Cecilia Anderson, 1st Team
  • 2003-04 Dominique Rancour
  • 2002-03 Suzanne Kaye
  • 2002-03 Marie Claude Allard
  • 2001-'02 Marie Claude Allard
  • 2001-02 Suzanne Kaye
  • 2000-01 Lisa-Marie Breton
  • 1999-2000 Corinne Swirsky
  • 1998-99 Corinne Swirsky
  • 1998-99 Geneviève Fagnan
  • 1997-98 Corinne Swirsky
  • 1997-98 Anne Rodrigue
  • 1997-98 Delaney Collins [14]

Brodrick Trophy[edit]

The Brodrick Trophy is awarded to the CIS Player of the Year.

  • Connie Swirsky, 1998, 1999, 2000

Coach of the Year[edit]

  • Les Lawton, 2000 CIS Coach of the Year

Marion Hilliard Award[edit]

  • Janna Gillis, 2004 Marion Hilliard Award[15]
  • Lauren Houghton, 2002 Marion Hilliard Award[16]

Most Valuable Player CIS playoffs[edit]

  • Corinne Swirsky, 1998

Tissot Rookie of the Year[edit]

  • Cecilia Anderson, 2004

Hockey Hall of Fame[edit]

Player Year inducted
Cammi Granato 2010[17]

CWHL players[edit]

Player CWHL team Years
Angela DiStasi [18] Mississauga Chiefs 2009-10
Kelly Sudia Montreal Stars 2007-present
Lisa-Marie Breton Montreal Stars 2008-present
Donna Ringrose Montreal Stars 2009-present
Tawnya Danis Montreal Stars 2009-present

References[edit]