Brianne McLaughlin is a 26-year-old goaltender on the U.S. women's national team who made her Olympic debut by winning a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. She's also been a goalie on the American women's teams which won gold medals at the 2011 and 2013 IIHF World Championships, and a silver medal at the 2012 IIHF World Championships.
- 2010 Olympics: Appeared in eight minutes of the U.S.'s 12-1 win over China on 2/14/10, eventually earning a silver medal.
- College Hockey: Played four seasons for Robert Morris University (Pennsylvania) from 2005-09, appearing in 119 career games.
- Professional Hockey: Was drafted by the Burlington (Ontario) Barracudas of the Canadian Women's Hockey League, but never played for them.
Things to know:
1. Currently in the process of finishing her nursing degree at Robert Morris University.
2. Hails from Sheffield, Ohio, which is the same hometown as former baseball pitcher Lee Richmond, who threw the first perfect game in baseball history in 1880.
3. Attended high school at Elyria Catholic High School in Ohio, where she was ran track and played basketball, softball and volleyball.