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Meaghan Sittler
Position Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
155 lb (70 kg)
Colby College
Brampton Thunder
Born March 12 1976 (1976-03-12) (age 40),
Mississauga, Ontario
Pro Career 1994 – present
Olympic medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of the United States United States
IIHF World Women Championships
Silver 2001 United States Tournament
Silver 2000 Canada Tournament
Women's Pacific Rim Championships
Silver 1996 Canada Tournament

Meaghan Sittler (born March 12, 1976 in Mississauga, Ontario) was an ice hockey player for the Colby College White Mules women's ice hockey program and the Brampton Thunder[1] of the NWHL. She is Colby's all-time leading scorer with 199 goals and 121 assists in 85 games.[2] Although she was born in Canada, she resided in East Amherst, New York when she competed internationally for the United States.[3]

Playing careerEdit

After her freshman year at the Nichols School in Buffalo, Sittler was invited to try out for the under-18 girls United States national hockey team. During the 1995-96 season, Meaghan Sittler led the NCAA with 41 goals and 40 assists in 21 games. [4] In her final 13 games, Sittler had eight hat tricks and either scored or assisted on 82 of 111 White Mules goals. During the 1997-98 NCAA season, Sittler was eighth in the nation in scoring with 37 points (18 goals, 19 assists).[5] On October 18 1997, Sittler was part of the ECAC All-Star team that played the United States national women's hockey team.

In 1996, Sittler played for Team USA at the Pacific Rim women's hockey championship. She followed that up in 1998 and 1999 by playing for Team USA at the Three Nations Cup.[6] From 1999 to 2000, she was with the US Select Team.[7] With the Brampton Thunder, Sittler competed for Team Ontario in the 2003 Esso Women's Nationals.[8]

On May 30, 2010, Sittler opens the Boogha Boogha Inspiration Studio, just blocks from the Lorne Park neighbourhood where she lived as a young girl. [9]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • 1995 ECAC Rookie of the Year
  • 1996 ECAC co-player of the Year
  • 1996 All-ECAC selection
  • 1996 NCAA scoring champion
  • January 29, 1996: ECAC Player of the Week
  • February 12, 1996: ECAC Player of the Week[10]
  • 1996-97 All-ECAC selection
  • 1998 American Women's College Hockey Alliance All-Americans[11]
  • 1998 ECAC scoring champion
  • 1998 All-ECAC selection
  • 1998 ECAC co-player of the year[12]
  • 1998 Top 10 Finalist, Patty Kazmaier Award[13]


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