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Meredith Roth
Position Defense
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
150 lb (68 kg)

Hockey East Team
Shattuck St. Marys
Providence Friars
Born May 30, 1982,
Pro Career 2000 – 2004

Meredith Roth (born May 30, 1982) is a women's ice hockey player from Iowa. In the NCAA, she competed for the Providence Friars in Hockey East. Currently, she is an assistant coach for the Cornell Big Red. Roth notched 23 goals and notched 52 assists during her four seasons with the Friars.[1]

Playing careerEdit

At Shattuck-St. Mary's in Faribault, Minnesota, Roth logged 11 goals and 53 assists in 102 games.

USA HockeyEdit

Roth attended the United States Junior Olympic Camp based out of Lake Placid, N.Y. in 1997, 1999 and 2000. In 2003, Roth was named to the United States National Team, and the U.S. under-22 National Team. In later years, she would participate at the USA Hockey Under 17 Development camp (in 2007 and 2009).


With the Providence Friars, she was a captain for her final two seasons. In her senior season, she finished seventh in team scoring with 20 points on six goals and 14 assists. The Friars won Hockey East titles in her junior and senior seasons, while winning the ECAC Hockey championship in her sophomore year.

Coaching careerEdit

After graduating from Providence, Roth coached the Under 16 Girls team at Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Minnesota from 2004 to 2006. She would return to Providence and serve on the coaching staff for four years. While with Providence, she served as the recruiting coordinator and focused on coaching the defense. During the 2008 season, she filled in as head coach in the absence of Bob Deraney, and helped the Friars to a 7-3 upset of No. 4 Mercyhurst.[2] In 2009, she oversaw the Friars participate in their seventh consecutive Hockey East tournament. In 2010, she joined Cornell as an assistant coach and contributed to the Big Red making an appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four in 2011.< ref></ref> In addition to her coaching duties, she has assisted the Big Red hockey program with their social marketing. With her arrival, the Big Red posted the fourth-highest per-game attendance figure in the NCAA.

Career statsEdit

2000-01 3488164
2001-02 26711185
2002-03 36318211
2003-04 35614201

Awards and honorsEdit

  • 1999 Hockey Night in Boston Midwest Team MVP
  • 2000 Hockey Night in Boston senior leadership and dedication award
  • Providence College Women's Hockey Unsung Hero Award (2001)
  • ECAC Eastern Hockey League All-Tournament Team (2002)
  • All-Hockey East Second Team (2003)
  • Hockey East All-Academic Team (2004)
  • Providence Hockey East All-Decade Team[4]


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