Katie Wilson
Katie Wilson.jpg
Position Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
145 lb (66 kg)

Notre Dame Hounds
Balmoral Hall Blazers
Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs
Born (1991-04-03)April 3, 1991,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pro Career 2008 – present

Katie Wilson (born April 3, 1991 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a member of the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs. She was selected second overall by the Toronto Furies in the 2013 CWHL Draft.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

While participating in the Winnipeg Women’s High School Hockey League , she was the leading scorer in 2005, and was recognized as the Most Valuable Player. With the Notre Dame Hounds, Wilson claimed a Western Shield Championship in 2007. In 2008, Wilson was invited to attend the Canadian Under 18 selection camp in Calgary, Alberta. Wilson was the captain of the Balmoral Hall Blazers in 2008-09, while also leading the team in scoring.

Team Manitoba[edit | edit source]

She was a member of Team Manitoba on several occasions. She played for the squad at the 2007 Canada Winter Games, where they claimed a silver medal. At the National Women’s Under 18 championships in 2007 and 2008, Wilson contributed to Manitoba’s bronze medal wins.

NCAA[edit | edit source]

Her first game with the Bulldogs came on October 2, 2009 versus the Robert Morris Colonials. In that same game, she logged an assist for the first point in her NCAA career. Her first NCAA goal came eight days later in a contest versus WCHA rival St. Cloud State. In a November 28, 2009 contest versus the Boston College Eagles, she tallied the first hat trick in her career. Her longest scoring streak in the season lasted 11 games (December 12, 2009 to February 12, 2010). She would finish her freshman season with 43 points (17 goals, 27 assists) to rank third overall in scoring. Her 1.05 points per game ranked third-highest in the NCAA. In the 2010 NCAA Regional Quarterfianls against New Hampshire, she had an assist on the game-winning goal.

As a member of the 2010 Frozen Four National Champions, Wilson and her Bulldogs teammates visited the White House for an audience with United States President Barack Obama. She was one of four players from Manitoba that met the President (Jocelyn Larocque, Laura Fridfinnson and Lana Steck were the others).[1]

In the 2010-11 campagin, her productivity would dip to 23 points (8 goals, 15 assists). During the season, she logged four multiple-point games. Her best scoring streak lasted four games (Jan. 22-Feb. 4, 2011). The biggest improvement in her sophomore season was reducing the number of penalty minutes compared to her freshman season. She would only serve 20 penalty minutes, compared to 40 as a freshman.

Career stats[edit | edit source]

Hockey Canada[edit | edit source]

Event Games Goals Assists Points PIM
2007 National Under 18 Tournament 5 1 2 3 2
2008 National Under 18 Tournament 5 1 5 6 2


Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player, Winnipeg Women’s High School Hockey League, 2005
  • 2009-10 All-WCHA Rookie Team
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Oct. 14, 2009)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Dec. 2, 2009)
  • 2010-11 WCHA All-Academic Team

References[edit | edit source]

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