Julie Paetsch
Position Forward
5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
145 lb (66 kg)
Canada West Team Saskatchewan
Born February 23, 1988,
Lanigan, SK
Pro Career 2006 – present

Julie Paetsch (born February 23, 1988) is a womens ice hockey player from Lanigan, Saskatchewan. Currently, she competes for the Saskatchewan Huskies of the Canada West Conference in the CIS. Her 26 assists during the 2009-10 stand as the second highest single season total in Huskies history.[1]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Prior to joining the Saskatchewan Huskies in 2008, Paetsch competed for the University of Regina Cougars. During the 2009-10 campaign, she participated in 24 games, scoring 10 goals and accumulating 26 assists. The following season, she recorded nine goals and 14 assists in 24 contests.

As a fifth-year student, Julie Paetsch was named the 2011-12 Canada West women’s hockey Player of the Year. The Huskies alternate captain, Paetsch finished the season as the Canada West leader in scoring with 34 points. Her 14 goals and 20 assists were accumulated in 24 games as the Huskies enjoyed a won-loss record of 16-6-2. Her seven power play goals ranked third overall in the CIS, while her 113 shots led all CIS skaters.[2] In ten contests, she had multiple point games, while logging three or more points on four separate occasions. It marked the second time in Saskatchewan history that a skater has been named Canada West MVP. Breanne George claimed the award in 2009-10. [3]

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • 2010 Canada West Second team All-star
  • 2012 Canada West women’s hockey player of the year [4]
  • 2012 Canada West First Team All-Star

Personal[edit | edit source]

She won a silver medal at the 2010 women's World tackle football Championships in Sweden.[5] One year later, she won the first-ever Western Women’s Canadian Football League Championship with the Saskatoon Valkyries.

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