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Helen Resor
Position Forward
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
154 lb (70 kg)
ECAC Team Yale Bulldogs
Born October 18 1985 (1985-10-18) (age 31),
Greenwich, CT, USA
Pro Career 2005 – present

Olympic medal record
Women's ice hockey
Bronze 2006 Turin Team competition

Helen Resor (born October 18, 1985, in Greenwich, Connecticut) is an American ice hockey player. She won a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. She gradutaed from Yale University in 2010. Resor was the first Yale players to play in women's ice hockey at the Olympics.[1]

Playing careerEdit

As a youth player she started a bench-clearing brawl in a game in which she was the only female playing. Resor played her high school hockey at Noble & Greenough Prep School in Massachusetts where she was coached by her uncle, Tom Resor. [2] Helen Resor was the first Yale hockey player to compete in women’s ice hockey at the Olympics.[3] Her sister, Jane, also played ice hockey at Yale.

USA HockeyEdit

Helen Resor was selected to play for Team USA in the 2006 Olympics.[1] Resor was the first Bulldog to achieve that status, and when she won a bronze medal she became the first Yale hockey player of either gender to earn a medal since five Bulldog men won silver with Team USA in 1932.

Resor2006 StanleyCup

May 13, 2006: Olympic women's ice hockey players Jenny Potter, Julie Chu, Helen Resor, Sarah Parsons, and Chanda Gunn, pose with the Stanley Cup at the 13th Annual Revlon Run/Walk For Women.

Awards and honorsEdit

  • 2009 Third Team All-ECAC [2]
  • Finalist for the 2009 Patty Kazmaier Award [3]


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