Amanda Young
Position Defense
5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Red Deer Chiefs
Pro Career 2008 – present

Amanda Young is a women’s ice hockey player with the Cornell Big Red.

Playing careerEdit


She joined the Cornell Big Red for the 2008-09 season. Young played in 23 games and ranked second among all Cornell defenders with 11 points (all assists).

As part of the 2009-10 season, Young was part of the ECAC Hockey all-star team that participated in an all-star game against the U.S. National Team, prior to the Vancouver Winter Games.[1]

During the 2010-11 season, she was a member of the Big Red defense that led the NCAA in scoring. In addition, she finished the season on a five game point scoring streak. In the 2010 NCAA Tournament game versus ECAC rival Harvard, Young registerd two assists. It was also the first multi-point game of her career.

On October 18, 2011, it was announced that Young would be one of four players (along with Rebecca Johnston, Catherine White, and Chelsea Karpenko) that would serve as team captains for the 2011-12 season..[2]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • AMMFHL Top Scoring Defender 2007-08
  • 2011 ECAC All-Tournament honors


Withthe Cornell Big Red, Young occasionally sings the national anthem before games. Her older brother, Jeff, played a season of hockey at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks in 2007-08. Cornell teammate Kendice Ogilvie played with Young on the Red Deer Chiefs and the Alberta Under 18 team.


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