Kathy McCormack

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Kathy McCormack
Born (1974-02-16) February 16, 1974 (age 40)
Blackville, NB, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Forward
National team  Canada
Playing career 1996–2001

Katheryn McCormack (born February 16, 1974) was a member of the 1998 Canadian Olympic women's team that participated in ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics. She played with the Canadian National team from 1997 to 2001. [1]

Playing career[edit]

At the age of eight, McCormack started playing hockey on boys teams. The first time that she played on a team consisting of girls was at the 1991 Canada Winter Games for New Brunswick. She was a Team Canada member at the U.S. Olympic Festival in 1993 in San Antonio, Texas [2]

At the 1995 Canadian championships, McCormack played with the New Brunswick provincial team and won a silver medal. The following year, she would win a bronze medal at the Canadian championships. In 1996, she joined the Maritimes Sports Blades. One of her teammates was future Olympian Stacy Wilson.

In 1999 she moved to Oakville, Ontario to skate with the Oakville Ice of the National Women's Hockey League. On November 27, 2009, McCormack carried the Olympic torch through her hometown of Blackville, New Brunswick in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. [3] Kathy plays recreational hockey for the Leaside Wildcats. [4]

Career stats[edit]

Event Games played Goals Assists Points Plus/Minus
1997 Three Nations Cup 1 2 3
1998 Olympics 6 0 0 0 +1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Women’s Team, All-Time Alphabetical Roster". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 15 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Winter Olympics (Women)". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 15 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Olympic Torch comes to town!". Toronto District School Board. Retrieved 15 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "New Brunswick to Nagano to Toronto and back again". Toronto District School Board. Retrieved 15 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Kathy McCormack". Sports Reference. Retrieved 15 June 2010.