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Carla MacLeod
Carla-Macleod
Position Defence
Height
Weight
5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
139 lb (63 kg)
WCHA
CWHL Team
Wisconsin Badgers
Calgary Oval X-Treme
Born June 16 1982 (1982-06-16) (age 34),
Spruce Grove, Alberta
Pro Career present

Carla MacLeod (born on June 16, 1982, in Spruce Grove, Alberta) is a member of the Canadian national women's hockey team. MacLeod is related to former Montreal Canadiens legend Maurice Richard.[1]

Carla MacLeod represented Team Alberta at the National Championships in 1999 and 2001. [2] On both occasions, MacLeod would win the Abby Hoffman Cup.

Wisconsin BadgersEdit

She played with the Wisconsin Badgers women's ice hockey program in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association for four years, serving as captain for the 03-04 and 04-05 seasons. She played for U.S. women’s Olympic team coach Mark Johnson at Wisconsin, where he likened her leadership to that of a second coach.[3]

While at Wisconsin, MacLeod was bestowed with the University of Wisconsin Big Ten Medal of Honor (in recognition of athletic and academic achievement). [4] In her senior year at Wisconsin, Macleod served as one of two undergraduate assistant coaches. The other undergrad coach was Olympian Molly Engstrom. Macleod and Engstrom assisted coach Mark Johnson with analysis of game footage. [5]

Hockey CanadaEdit

Her career as a defenseman for the national team began in 2003 with a silver win in the Four Nations Cup. In 2004, she played to a gold medal in the Four Nations Cup. In 2005, MacLeod made her world championship debut in 2005. She had been cut from the world championship team for two consecutive years before that. MacLeod would win silver at the 2005 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship. In 2006, she played in the Winter Olympics in Turin, where she was named as a tournament all-star, and in the 2006 Four Nations Cup, where Canada won gold. In 2007, she played in the IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship, where Canada won its ninth world's gold medal. Prior to joining the national women's team, MacLeod was on the National Under-22 team from 1999-2003.

Calgary 2007EssoNationals

Team captain Meagan Walton, assistant captain Kaley Hall and Olympic medalist Carla MacLeod celebrate winning gold at the 2007 Esso Nationals

Career statsEdit

Event Games Played Goals Assists Points PIM
2005 World Championships 5 1 2 3 0
2006 Olympics 5 2 2 4 2
2007 World Championships 5 0 1 1 2
2008 World Championships 5 1 3 4 2
2009 World Championships 5 2 6 8 4
2010 Olympics

[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sport Performance Weekly, November 14th, 2006. Canadian Sports Centre. Retrieved on 9 June 2010.
  2. Canadian Gold 2010, Andrew Podnieks, p. 154, Fenn Publishing, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55168-384-3
  3. http://www.ctvolympics.ca/hockey/news/newsid=23388.html
  4. Krabbenhoft and Jorgensen receive Big Ten Medal of Honor. Wisconsin Athletics (June 10, 2009). Retrieved on 9 April 2010.
  5. Athletes (Vancouver 2010). NBC Sports. Retrieved on 9 April 2010.
  6. Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p. 20, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6.
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