Renata Fast

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Renata Fast
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Renata Fast playing for Team Canada in 2017
Born (1994-10-06) October 6, 1994 (age 23)
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 143 lb (65 kg; 10 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
CWHL team
Former teams
Toronto Furies
National team  Canada
Playing career 2010–present

Renata Fast (born October 6, 1994) is a women's ice hockey player who plays for the Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women's Hockey League. She was a member of the Clarkson Golden Knights squad that captured the 2014 National Collegiate women's ice hockey championship title. She made her debut with the Canada women's national ice hockey team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup, held from November 4–8 in Sundsvall, Sweden.[1] She went on to represent the Canada women's national ice hockey team at the 2016 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland, November 1–5.[2] She competed in the 2017 Women's World Championships in Plymouth, Michigan, losing in overtime to the United States.[3] She competed at the 2018 Winter Olympic, winning a silver medal.[4]

Playing career[edit]

NCAA[edit]

In her sophomore year (2013–2014) the Clarkson Golden Knights women's ice hockey team made history by winning their schools first NCAA Championship. In the process, the team also became the first team from outside the WCHA to win the women's National Collegiate national championship. In her senior year she lived up to her surname by scoring the quickest goal in NCAA Tournament history, just 10 seconds in for the game-winner against Quinnipiac in the NCAA quarterfinal game. Renata Fast served as an assistant captain in her Junior and Senior years.[5] Recipient of Clarkson's Booster Club's Unsung Hero Award, which is presented to the player who always puts the team first and serves as an excellent role model to her teammates and the community.

Hockey Canada[edit]

Selected for the Hockey Canada's National Women's Development Team 2014 and 2015 for the three-game series vs. the United States' Women's Under-22 National Team, played during August in Calgary (2014) and Lake Placid (2015) [6] She was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team that won a gold medal at the 2015 Nations Cup (formerly known as the Meco Cup).[7] She was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team that won a silver medal at the 2017 Nations Cup in Germany.[8]

She made her debut with the Canada women's national ice hockey team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup, held from November 4–8 in Sundsvall, Sweden. Where they placed silver.[1] She represented the Canada women's national ice hockey team at the same tournament in 2016, the 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland, Nov. 1-5.[2]

She competed in the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship in Plymouth, Michigan, losing in overtime to the United States.[3] She was selected for the 2017/2018 centralization roster in preparation for the 2018 Olympic Games to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.[4] She was named to the 2018 Olympic Games Canada women's national ice hockey team competing in Pyeongchang County, South Korea where she wore No. 14.[9][10] The Canada women's national ice hockey team earned a silver medal at the 2018 Olympic Games in a shootout.

CWHL[edit]

She was selected second overall by the Toronto Furies in the 2016 CWHL Draft. [11] Fast's first season of play saw her appear in 22 of the Furies 24 games. She would put forth four goals and five assists in those games and finished the regular season as a plus five for plus/minus. Fast was a finalist for the CWHL’s Rookie of the Year and was named a 2016–17 all star.[12]

Awards and honours[edit]

NCAA[edit]

  • 2012–2016 – ECAC Hockey All-Academic team
  • 2012/13 – Named twice to ECAC Hockey Weekly Honor Roll
  • 2013/14 – Frozen Four All-Tournament team
  • 2014/15 – First-Team ECAC Hockey All-Star
  • 2015/16 – ECAC Hockey Weekly Honor Roll
  • 2015/16 – Clarkson's Booster Club's Unsung Hero Award
  • 2015/16 – Third-Team ECAC Hockey All-Star
  • 2015/16 – Nominee for ECAC Hockey's Student-Athlete of the Year

CWHL[edit]

  • 2016/17 – Finalist for CWHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2016/17 – CWHL All-Star Team

Burlington Sport Alliance[edit]

  • 2017 – Female Athlete of the Year [13]

IIHF[edit]

  • 2015 – Gold medal at the 2015 Nations Cup in FÜSSEN, Germany
  • 2015 – Silver medal at the 2015 4 Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden
  • 2016 – Silver medal at the 2016 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland
  • 2017 – Silver medal at the 2017 Nations Cup in FÜSSEN, Germany
  • 2017 – Silver medal at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championships in Plymouth, Michigan

Olympics[edit]

  • 2018 – Silver medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Canada's National Women's Team roster named for 2015 4 Nations Cup". www.hockeycanada.ca. 
  2. ^ a b "Canada's National Women's Team unveils 4 Nations Cup Roster". www.hockeycanada.ca. 
  3. ^ a b "Game Summary". 
  4. ^ a b "Canada's National Women's Team unveils Olympic centralization roster". www.hockeycanada.ca. 
  5. ^ "Clarkson University Athletics". www.clarksonathletics.com. 
  6. ^ "Meet the rookies: Renata Fast". www.hockeycanada.ca. 
  7. ^ "Canada at Sweden - 1:00pm EST, January 6th, 2015". 
  8. ^ "Game Summary". 
  9. ^ "Renata Fast". Team Canada - Official 2018 Olympic Team Website. 2017-12-22. Retrieved 2018-02-12. 
  10. ^ "Ice Hockey". Team Canada - Official 2018 Olympic Team Website. 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2018-02-12. 
  11. ^ "Toronto Furies Bolster Blueline in 2016 CWHL Draft". 22 August 2016. 
  12. ^ "Renata Fast: The True Colors Of Teamwork". 20 June 2017. 
  13. ^ Garbutt, Herb (15 June 2017). "Burlington's athletes of the year both chasing Olympic dream". 

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