Brooke Whitney
Position Forward
5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
155 lb (70 kg)
Northeastern Huskies (1998-2002)
Brampton Thunder (2002-03)
Born October 12, 1979,
Snohomish, Washington
Pro Career 1998 – 2004

Brooke Whitney was an ice hockey player for the Northeastern Huskies. In 2002, she was awarded the Patty Kazmaier Award.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Her freshman season at Northeastern was in 1999-2000. Despite missing half the season to a broken ankle, she ranked second in team scoring with 34 points. On October 8 and 9, she opened the season with two game-winning goals against Ohio State. In 2001-02, Whitney was awarded the Patty Kazmaier Award. She had a point in at least 28 games during the season, and finished the season with 32 goals, and 56 points.[1] While at Northeastern, she was also recognized academically when she was awarded the Jeanne L. Rowlands Top-Scholar Athlete Award. Whitney participated in the 2002 Four Nations Cup[2] and was a member of the U.S. Women's National Team in 2004.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

was a graduate assistant coach for the University of Connecticut's women's ice hockey team in the 2004-05 season. In addition, she was a former assistant coach for the Boston College Eagles.[3]

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • Second-team All-America selection (2000-01)
  • All-ECAC first team selection (2001-02)
  • ECAC All-Academic team (1998-1999)
  • ECAC All-Academic team (2001-2002)
  • ECAC Player of the Year (2002)
  • Everett Herald Woman of the Year in Sports Award (2002-2003)
  • Jeanne Rowlands Award, given to Northeastern’s top senior scholar-athlete for the 2001-02 athletic season[4]
  • Northeastern Hall of Fame[5]
  • Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award (2002)[6]
  • USCHO Player of the Week (Week of December 5, 2001)[7]

References[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Jennifer Botterill (2001)
Patty Kazmaier Award
Succeeded by
Jennifer Botterill (2003)
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