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Courtney Unruh
Position Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 3 in (1.6 m)
140 lb (64 kg)
CIS Team
York Lions
Born February 7 1987 (1987-02-07) (age 29),
Cecil Lake, British Columbia
Pro Career 2005 – present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Women's ice hockey
Winter Universiade
Gold 2009 Harbin, China
Gold 2011 Erzurum, Turkey

Courtney Unruh (born February 7, 1987) was an ice hockey player for the Mercyhurst Lakers in the NCAA. Currently she competes for the York Lions in the CIS.

Playing careerEdit

From 2001 to 2003, she was a member of the Vancouver Griffins. In 2004-05, she competed for the BC Breakers of the Western Women's Hockey League. In addition, she was the captain for Team British Columbia at the Under 18 National Championships.


Unruh joined the Mercyhurst Lakers in 2005. In her freshman season, she registered four goals and four assists while appearing in all 37 games.[1] During the season, she scored one power play goal and two game winning goals. On October 15, 2005, Unruh had a two point game (one goal, one assist) vs. Clarkson.


During the 2010-11 season, Unruh was captain of the York Lions. On November 7, she netted the game winning goal as the Lions defeated the Queen’s Golden Gaels in a 4-3 overtime triumph.[2]

Hockey CanadaEdit

Unruh represented Team Canada twice at the World Universiade (2009 and 2011, respectively) and won gold in both tournaments.[3] Of note, on February 27, 2009, Unruh scored the game winning goal versus host country China in the Gold medal game at the 2009 world university games. The game winning goal was scored in the second period. [4]

Player statsEdit

Year Event GP G A Pts PIM
2004Esso Women’s Nationals61120
2005Under 18 Nationals50664
2005 Esso Women’s Nationals 71120
2007 Esso Women’s Nationals 54266

Awards and honorsEdit

  • British Columbia Premier's Athletics Award in 2005


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