Meghan Duggan (born September 3, 1987) is an American ice hockey forward who played for the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2014 Winter Olympics, winning two silver medals; she was the captain of the U.S. team at the 2018 Winter Olympics, where she won a gold medal. She also represented the United States at eight Women's World Championships, capturing seven gold medals and one silver medal. Duggan played collegiate hockey with the Wisconsin Badgers between 2006 and 2011. After her senior season (2010–11), Duggan was named the winner of the Patty Kazmaier Award, presented annually to the top women's ice hockey player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). After her career at Wisconsin, Duggan was the team's all-time leading scorer. She was drafted 8th overall by the Boston Blades in the 2011 CWHL Draft. She currently plays for the Boston Pride of the National Women's Hockey League.
Meghan Duggan at the IIHF World Women Championship 2011
September 3, 1987|
Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|National team||United States|
Her freshman season with the Badgers was in 2006–07. She ranked second on the team with 52 points, as she led freshmen in scoring, while scoring 26 goals. During the season, she scored three game-winning goals and recorded 16 multi-point games. In the NCAA, her 52 points were good enough for third in the nation in rookie scoring. Duggan earned three consecutive WCHA Rookie of the Week honors, becoming the first Badger to ever win a conference award in three straight weeks. In addition, she accumulated five WCHA weekly honors overall, the most by a Badgers player in a single season.
On January 22, 2011, Duggan assisted on the Badgers’ second goal of the game, against the defending national champions, the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, and extended her point streak to 22 games, the longest individual point streak in Wisconsin women's hockey history.
Duggan finished the season as the WCHA scoring champion by accumulating 61 points (27 goals, 34 assists) in 28 games. On March 12, 2011, she scored the game-winning goal (it was her sixth game-winning goal of the season) in the NCAA regional playoff, as Wisconsin defeated Minnesota-Duluth by a 2–1 mark.
Duggan's first International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) tournament with the American senior women's team was the 2007 IIHF Women's World Championship held in Manitoba, Canada. Duggan recorded a single assist for the Americans at the tournament, as they took home the silver medal. At the 2009 tournament, the American team captured its second straight gold medal by defeating Canada in the final. Duggan scored two goals in the tournament, finishing tenth on the American team in scoring.
Duggan was chosen to the 2010 US Olympic team. At the Olympics, Duggan played mainly with Gigi Marvin and Natalie Darwitz. She finished the tournament with four goals, as the American team captured the silver medal. At the 2011 IIHF Women's World Championship, Meghan Duggan was among the tournament's top five scorers. Duggan was fifth with seven points (four goals, three assists).
Awards and honorsEdit
- 2018 Olympic gold medalist
- 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Won gold medal
- Captain of the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Team 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship
- 2015 Boston Blades, member of Clarkson Cup Champions
- 2014 Canadian Women's Hockey League All Star Game participant at Air Canada Centre
- 2014 Olympic silver medalist
- Olympic team
- 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship Won gold medal
- 2012 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2012 IIHF Women's World Championship Won silver medal
- 2011 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2011 IIHF Women's World Championship Won gold medal
- 2011 Graduate, University of Wisconsin (BIOLOGY)
- 2011 WCHA Player of the Year
- 2011 WCHA scoring champion
- 2011 All-WCHA First Team
- Finalist, 2011 Sportswoman of the Year, presented by the Women's Sports Foundation
- 2011 Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award
- 2011 First Team All-America selection
- 2011 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner
- 2011 Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year, awarded by USA Hockey
- 2010 Olympic silver medalist
- 2009 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2009 IIHF Women's World Championship Won gold medal
- 2008 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2008 IIHF Women's World Championship Won gold medal
- 2007 IIHF Women's World Championship - 2007 IIHF Women's World Championship Won silver medal
- 2007 Graduate, Cushing Academy (Ashburnham, MA)
- Two-time member of the U.S. Women's Select Team for the Four Nations Cup (1st-2008, 2nd-2007)
- Two-time member of the U.S. Women's Under-22 Select Team for the Under-22 Series with Canada (2007–08). Co-captained the team in 2008
- Three-time USA Hockey Women's National Festival participant (2007–09)
- Three-time USA Hockey Player Development Camp attendee (2003–05).
- USCHO.com Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 23, 2006)
- WCHA Offensive Player of the Week, (Week of January 26, 2011)
- WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Week of February 16, 2011)
Meghan Duggan of Danvers, Massachusetts attended high school at Cushing Academy, where she was named the school's top female athlete three years in a row. In addition to hockey, she played varsity softball, soccer and lacrosse. While at the University of Wisconsin, Duggan majored in biology.
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