Cheryl Pounder
Cheryl-Pounder.jpg
Position Forward
Height
Weight
5 ft 5 in (0 m)
141 lb (64 kg)
NWHL Team Beatrice Aeros
Born June 21 1976 (1976-06-21) (age 44),
Montreal, Quebec
Pro Career 1994 – present

Cheryl Pounder (born June 21, 1976 in Montreal, Quebec) is a women's ice hockey player. Pounder plays defense for the Canadian Women's Hockey League's Mississauga Chiefs,[1] and competed in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics.[2]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Pounder and Rhyen McGill help Mr. Clean celebrate his 50th birthday with a challenge to clean up peewee hockey nationwide in the Ultimate Canadian Hockey Clean-Off.

Cheryl Pounder was part of the team that won the Under-18 Canadian National women’s ice hockey championship. Pounder was also a member of the 1992 Women’s World Roller Hockey championship team. [3]

With the Beatrice Aeros, Pounder competed in three Women’s Canadian National hockey championships from 1999 to 2001. The Aeros won bronze in 1999 and 2001, and won the gold in 2000.[4]

Career highlights[edit | edit source]

  • Two Olympic gold medals (2002, 2006)[2]
  • Five World Championship gold medals (1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004) and one silver (2005)
  • Seven Nations Cup gold medals (1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005) and one silver (2003)
  • All-Star selection, 2005 IIHF women's world hockey championships[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Winer, David (2008-09-09). Pounder invited to national team camp. Metroland Media Group. Retrieved on 2010-02-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Podnieks, Andrew. Canada's Olympic Hockey History 1920–2010. Toronto: Fenn Publishing, 242. ISBN 1-55168-323-7. 
  3. Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.356, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
  4. Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.356, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
  5. Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.545, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6
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