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'''Karyn Bye''' is an [[ice hockey]] player. She was the alternate [[Captain (ice hockey)|captain]] of the [[1998 Winter Olympics]] gold-medal winning [[United States]] Women's Hockey Team. She has been a member of the US National Team since 1992. She has also been featured on a [[List of athletes on Wheaties boxes|Wheaties box]]. She was inducted into the University of New Hampshire Hall of Fame in 1998
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'''Karyn L. Bye''' (born May 18, 1971 in [[River Falls, Wisconsin]]) is an [[ice hockey]] player. She was the alternate [[Captain (ice hockey)|captain]] of the [[1998 Winter Olympics]] gold-medal winning [[United States]] Women's Hockey Team. She has been a member of the US National Team since 1992. In 1998, she was featured on a [[List of athletes on Wheaties boxes|Wheaties box]].
   
 
==Playing career==
 
==Playing career==
 
===Early years===
 
===Early years===
 
Karyn played for the [[River Falls, Wisconsin|River Falls]] Wildcats Boys High School Hockey team under the name of K.L. Bye as she did while growing up. The 1987-88 season she was the second leading scorer on the team with 7 goals and 11 assists.
 
Karyn played for the [[River Falls, Wisconsin|River Falls]] Wildcats Boys High School Hockey team under the name of K.L. Bye as she did while growing up. The 1987-88 season she was the second leading scorer on the team with 7 goals and 11 assists.
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===USA Hockey===
 
===USA Hockey===
Karyn Bye led the '98 Olympic team in Nagano with five goals in six games. She tied Cammi Granato and two others for the scoring lead with eight points. <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.minnpost.com/patborzi/2008/03/17/1165/its_time_us_hockey_hall_of_fame_inducts_its_first_woman |title= It's time U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inducts its first woman|author=Pat Borzi |date= |work= |publisher= MinnPost.com|accessdate=23 June 2010}}</ref>
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Karyn Bye led the '98 Olympic team in Nagano with five goals in six games. She tied Cammi Granato and two others for the scoring lead with eight points. <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.minnpost.com/patborzi/2008/03/17/1165/its_time_us_hockey_hall_of_fame_inducts_its_first_woman |title= It's time U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inducts its first woman|author=Pat Borzi |date= |work= |publisher= MinnPost.com|accessdate=23 June 2010}}</ref> On December 16, 2010, she was selected to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame Class of 2011.<ref>http://www.usahockey.com/Template_Usahockey.aspx?NAV=TU_02&id=296346</ref>
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==Other==
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She worked for the [[Minnesota Wild]] in its grassroots program. Bye teaches fitness classes at her local YMCA. Currently, she is a color commentator for the Minnesota Girls State High School Hockey Tournament.
   
 
==Awards and honors==
 
==Awards and honors==
* 1995 and 1998 USA Hockey Women 's Player of the Year Award (also known as the Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year award) <ref>{{cite web |url= http://www.usahockey.com/Template_Usahockey.aspx?NAV=AU_13_07&ID=185912&USAHockeyType=ICE|title= Annual Awards - Through the Years|author= |date= |work= |publisher= USA Hockey|accessdate=24 June 2010}}</ref>
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* 1995 and 1998 USA Hockey Women 's Player of the Year Award (also known as the Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year award) <ref>{{cite web |url= http://www.usahockey.com/Template_Usahockey.aspx?NAV=AU_13_07&ID=185912&USAHockeyType=ICE|title= Annual Awards - Through the Years|author= |date= |work= |publisher= USA Hockey|accessdate=24 June 2010}}</ref>
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* She was inducted into the University of New Hampshire Hall of Fame in 1998
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:14, 20 December 2010

Olympic medal record
Women's ice hockey
Gold 1998 Nagano Team
Silver 2002 Salt Lake City Team

Karyn L. Bye (born May 18, 1971 in River Falls, Wisconsin) is an ice hockey player. She was the alternate captain of the 1998 Winter Olympics gold-medal winning United States Women's Hockey Team. She has been a member of the US National Team since 1992. In 1998, she was featured on a Wheaties box.

Playing career

Early years

Karyn played for the River Falls Wildcats Boys High School Hockey team under the name of K.L. Bye as she did while growing up. The 1987-88 season she was the second leading scorer on the team with 7 goals and 11 assists.

USA Hockey

Karyn Bye led the '98 Olympic team in Nagano with five goals in six games. She tied Cammi Granato and two others for the scoring lead with eight points. [1] On December 16, 2010, she was selected to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame Class of 2011.[2]

Other

She worked for the Minnesota Wild in its grassroots program. Bye teaches fitness classes at her local YMCA. Currently, she is a color commentator for the Minnesota Girls State High School Hockey Tournament.

Awards and honors

  • 1995 and 1998 USA Hockey Women 's Player of the Year Award (also known as the Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year award) [3]
  • She was inducted into the University of New Hampshire Hall of Fame in 1998

References


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