Jeanine Sobek

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Jeanine Sobek
Born (1972-02-22) February 22, 1972 (age 45)
Coon Rapids, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Hockey East
COWHL team
Northeastern Huskies
Newtonbrook Panthers
National team  United States
Playing career 1990–1997

Jeanine Sobek (born February 22, 1972) was a women's ice hockey player from Minnesota. She competed for the Northeastern Huskies in Hockey East of the NCAA. During the 2000-01 NWHL season, she competed for the Brampton Thunder.[1]

Playing career[edit]

As a child, she would skate on the outdoor rinks near Coon Rapids, Minnesota.[2]

College career[edit]

Sobek led the Huskies in scoring in 1991-92 (46 points) and 1992-93 (42 points), respectively. For two consecutive campaigns, Sobek led the Huskies in goals scored with 21 (1992–93) and 24 (1993–94). During the 1991-92 season, Sobek was also the Huskies' leader in assists with 34. The following season (1992–93), she tied Rayanne Conway for the assists lead with 21.[3]

In 106 career contests with the Huskies, she registered 159 points. As of 2010, her 77 goals were fifth all-time among all Huskies skaters, while her 82 assists also ranked fifth.[4]

USA Hockey[edit]

From 1990 to 1997, she was a member of the United States women's national team. During the national team's 1997 tour, she participated in a 9-0 defeat of her former school. Despite being a national team member for seven years, she was not on the final roster for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.