9 - Erin Duggan
Erin Duggan
Birth Date: 02/21/1983
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beaumont, ALB
Position: D
S/C: Edmonton Rebels
Coach Witt: "Erin is a phenomenal leader on the ice and one of the best defensemen in the league. She is smart and is unbelievably determined. She is the catalyst for our defense and our special teams." Elected Yale's 28th captain by her teammates ... enters season tied for third on Yale's career assists list (45) ... played with fellow Bulldog Nicole Symington on the Edmonton Rebels while in high school ... 2003-2004: Honorable Mention All-ECAC ... Honorable Mention All-Ivy ... won Yale's Bingham Award for leadership ... served as assistant captain ... led team in assists (15) and tied for fourth in points (18) ... 2002-2003: Led team and tied for 10th in the ECAC with four power-play goals ... moved from offense to defense in January .... 2001-2002: Bulldogs' leader in assists (18), tied for the fourth-most ever in a season by a Yale player ... second on the team in total points (32) and tied for second in goals (14) ... led squad with three game-winning goals ... moved up to the top line when Symington went down with injury in mid-February ... had a goal and two assists in her first game as a starter ... registered her first career hat trick (3-1-4) vs. Vermont and received ECAC North Rookie of the Week honors. Off the Ice: Psychology major ... member of Calhoun College ... volunteered at St. Thomas More soup kitchen. Nickname: Duggie, EK, Cotton Favorite musician: Usher Favorite food: Apple crisp with ice cream Best Christmas present you ever received: When I was 5 I got skis, ski boots, and poles. Also, my Starter jacket when I was 9. Who would you switch places with for a day?: Wayne Gretzky in his prime...just to see what it would be like to be the best player in the world Something most people don't know about you: I'm goofy Pregame routine: Just relax and chill out. Get a good warmup and stretch while always sipping on watered-down Powerade. But the most important part is getting my coach to tape my stick. Even she doesn't like to mess with that one. Favorite quote: "I'm so perfect, I'm jealous of myself," and "You'll never catch me bragging about goals, but I'll talk all you want about my assists," -both Wayne Gretzky

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