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Sandra Whyte Sweeney
Position Forward
5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)
130 lb (59 kg)
ECAC Team Harvard
Born August 24 1970 (1970-08-24) (age 46),
Saugus, Massachusetts, USA
Pro Career 1989 – present
Olympic medal record
Women's Ice hockey
Gold 1998 Nagano Ice hockey

Sandra Whyte is an American ice hockey player who was born on August 24, 1970.[1]

She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics.[2] In the gold medal game, Whyte assisted on all three of her team's goals in their 3-1 win over Canada.


Whyte Sweeney has stayed connected to the Olympic movement. She participated in the United States Olympic Committee's Summit program. These are a series of conferences that unite former Olympic gold medalists with medal hopefuls for the next Games with the goal of helping them mentally prepare for the challenge. [3] Whyte served as an assistant coach for the Harvard women's ice hockey team in 1995-96[4]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • All-Ivy League 1989
  • All-Ivy League 1991
  • All-Ivy League 1992
  • Beanpot Tournament MVP, 1992
  • Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors for the 1990-91 season
  • Ivy League Player of the year in both ice hockey and field hockey in her junior year (1990-91)

References Edit

  2. Sandra Whyte Olympic medals and stats
  3. Meredith Rainey Valmon. Sandra Whyte Sweeney. Ivy @ 50. Retrieved on 16 April 2010.

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