Shin So-jung

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Shin So-jung
Born (1990-03-04) March 4, 1990 (age 28)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 140 lb (64 kg; 10 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NWHL team
Former teams
New York Riveters
St. Francis Xavier
National team  South Korea and
 Korea
Playing career 2010–present
Shin So-jung
Hangul 신소정
Revised Romanization Sin Sojeong
McCune–Reischauer Sin Sojŏng

Shin So-jung (born March 4, 1990) is a South Korean professional women’s ice hockey goaltender. She is currently a member of the South Korea women's national ice hockey team and plays for the Metropolitan Riveters of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL).

Playing career[edit]

CIS[edit]

Shin played for three season with the St. Francis Xavier women's ice hockey program in Canadian Interuniversity Sport. During her seasons with the X-Women, she registered 37 wins, complemented by a 1.46 goals against average, and a save percentage of .944.

In her first season at St. Francis Xavier, she ranked first overall in Atlantic University Sport conference play with a 1.44 goals against average, while her .930 save percentage ranked second.[1]

During the 2014–15 season, Shin led all goaltenders in Canadian Interuniversity Sport play with an .875 winning percentage. In addition, she led all goaltenders in the Atlantic University Sport conference in both save percentage (.949) and goals against average (1.19).[2]

IIHF[edit]

As a member of the South Korean national women’s ice hockey team, Shin has participated in seven IIHF World Championships at the Division II and Division III levels. Over the course of the seven appearances, she has accumulated a goals against average of 1.33 plus a .954 save percentage. In addition, she has participated at two Asian Winter Games, two IIHF Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia tournaments, and the qualification round for Ice hockey at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

NWHL[edit]

On July 27, 2016, Shin signed as a free agent with the NWHL’s New York Riveters.[3]

Olympics[edit]

She was at the 2018 Winter Olympics[4] as part of a unified team of 35 players drawn from both North and South Korea. The team's coach was Sarah Murray and the team was in Group B competing against Switzerland, Japan and Sweden.[5]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Korean goalie Sojung Shin honing her skills at St. Francis Xavier". thechronicleherald.ca. 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  2. ^ "Shin competing at IIHF World Hockey Championship". St. Francis Xavier Athletics. 2016-03-30. Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  3. ^ "Shin signs with Riveters". NWHL.zone. 2016-07-27. Archived from the original on 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-08.
  4. ^ "Athlete Profile: CHOI Yujung - Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games". www.pyeongchang2018.com.
  5. ^ "Unified Korean Team - Olympic - International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF". pyeongchang2018.iihf.hockey. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  6. ^ "IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Div II Group B, Best Players Selected By The Directorate" (PDF). IIHF. n.d. Retrieved 2016-08-10.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Div II Group B, Best Players Selected By The Directorate" (PDF). IIHF. n.d. Retrieved 2016-08-10.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Div II Group A, Best Players Selected By The Directorate" (PDF). IIHF. n.d. Retrieved 2016-08-15.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "2014–15 AUS Women's Hockey Awards and All-Stars Announced". Atlantic University Sport. 2015-03-04. Retrieved 2016-08-10.

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