Gigi Marvin
Position Forward
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
166 lb (75 kg)
Born March 7 1987 (1987-03-07) (age 33),
Warroad, Minnesota
Pro Career 2005 – present
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for the Flag of the United States United States
Olympic Games
Silver 2010 Vancouver Tournament
IIHF World Women Championships
Silver 2007 Canada Tournament
Gold 2008 China Tournament
Gold 2009 Finland Tournament

Gisele Marvin (born March 7, 1987) is a member of the 2009–10 United States national women's ice hockey team. Marvin won a silver medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Her grandfather is Cal Marvin, the coach of the 1958 U.S. Men's National Ice Hockey Team, and the manager of the 1965 U.S. Men's National Ice Hockey Team, is a member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame.[1] She hails from the same small town as 1960 gold medalists Bill and Roger Christian and 1980 gold medalist Dave Christian.[2] Her cousin, Layla Marvin won the gold medal for the US at the 2011 IIHF Under 18 world championships and scored the game winning goal in the gold medal game.[3]

Playing careerEdit

High schoolEdit

Marvin attended Warroad High School and was named the 2005 recipient of the Let's Play Hockey Ms. Hockey Award. During her freshman, junior and senior seasons, she was an All-state honoree. During her senior season, she helped the Warroad Warriors to an 18-5-1 record. Statistically, her greatest year was as a senior when she accumulated 112 points, including 55 goals. She finished her high school career ranking fifth in Minnesota state career scoring, (196 goals and 229 assists for 425 points). [4] She earned four letters in hockey, and five letters in both cross-country and softball.

Minnesota Golden GophersEdit

Marvin GoldenGophers

Marvin preparing for a game with the Golden Gophers

  • As a freshman, she appeared in 41 games and scored 16 goals and 30 assists for 46 points. She tied for fourth in the WCHA in overall scoring and second in assists. She had seven power-play goals, three game-winning goals and one short-handed goal. In addition, she was named the WCHA Rookie of the Week five times. On October 7, 2005, she earned her first career goal on her first career shot in a 3-0 win over Connecticut. In the 2006 WCHA playoffs, Marvin made several contributions. She notched three goals and two assists in the WCHA first round against Minnesota State. On March 11, Marvin set up Jenelle Philipczyk for the game-winning goal in the 2-1 win over Minnesota Duluth. She would assist on Allie Sanchez' power-play goal in the WCHA Championship game against Wisconsin. For her efforts, she was named to the WCHA All-Tournament Team. She led WCHA Rookies in scoring and was named WCHA Rookie of the Year. For her efforts, she was named to the All-WHCA Rookie Team and was an All-WCHA third team selection.
  • In her sophomore year of 2006-07, Marvin led the team with 38 points (18 goals, 20 assists) in 35 games. For her efforts, she earned All-WCHA First Team honors. During her junior year in 2007-08, Marvin led the team with 23 goals, 31 assists and 54 points and earned an All-WCHA First Team honouree. She was an RBK All-America Second Team selection and was named to the WCHA All-Tournament Team. As a senior in 2008-09, she helped the Gophers advance to the NCAA Women's Frozen Four. She earned All-WCHA Second Team honors and was named WCHA Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year.[6]

USA HockeyEdit

  • Marvin is a three-time participant in the International Ice Hockey Federation World Women's Championships. She won gold in 2008 and 2009, while winning the silver in 2007. Prior to the IIHF championships, she was a participant on the U.S. Women's Select Team for the Four Nations Cup. (The team finished first in 2008, and finished in second place in 2006 and 2007). In addition, Marvin was a four-time USA Hockey Women's National Festival participant (2006-09). [7]

Awards and honorsEdit

GigiMarvin ChowderCup

Being presented the 2006 Chowder Cup MVP Award by Angela Ruggiero

  • 2006 Chowder Cup MVP [8]
  • First-Team All-WCHA, 2007
  • First-Team All-WCHA, 2008
  • Second Team All-Americans, 2008
  • Third-Team All-WCHA, 2006
  • Top Ten Finalist, Patty Kazmaier Award, 2008
  • Top Ten Finalist, Patty Kazmaier Award, 2009
  • WCHA Rookie of the Year, 2006
  • WCHA All-Rookie Team, 2006[9]
  • 2008-09 WCHA Pre-season Most Valuable Player[10]
  • 2008-09 WCHA Student Athlete of the Year[11]

Career statsEdit

  • The following are career stats from the University of Minnesota
  • Note: GP= Games played; G= Gaols; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PPG = Power Play Goals; SHG = Short handed Goals
2005-06 41 16 30 46 7 1
2006-07 35 18 20 38 10 0
2007-08 38 23 31 54 5 1
2008-09 38 30 27 57 9 3


This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Gisele Marvin. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.