20 Karen Thatcher
    Karen Thatcher

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Douglas, Mass.

    High School:
    Noble and Greenough

    Last College:
    Brown University

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 145

    Position:
    Forward

    Birthdate:
    02/29/1984


    AT PROVIDENCE: 2004-2005... Played in 32 games as a junior for the Friars ... Finished first on the team in points with 58 (25 goals, 33 assists) ... First on the team in power play goals (13) ... First on the team with game winning goals (six) ... Ranked 10th in the nation in points (58) ... Recorded her 100th career point by assisting on a goal in a 2-1 loss to New Hampshire ... Selected for the First Team HOCKEY EAST All-Stars ... ESPN The Magazine All-Academic District I University Division Women's At Large First Team ... Earned HOCKEY EAST Player of the Week Honors two times (11/8/04), and (1/31/05)...Earned HOCKEY EAST Player of the Month Honors twice (January, March)... Had a 12-game point streak from (1/8/05-2/13/05) which she recorded (22) points ... Had 17 multi-point games ... Recorded a five-point game in a victory over Boston College 7-5 (12/4/05) .... Attended the 2004 U.S. Women's National Fesival and Under-22 Team ... 2003-04 ... Played in 33 games for the Friars in her first season ... Finished fifth on the team in scoring with 27 points (10 goals, 17 assists) ... Tied for 23rd in the nation in short-handed goals (one) ... Winner of the 2004 HOCKEY EAST Sportsmanship Award ... Named to the 2004 HOCKEY EAST All-Tournament Team ... Had six-multiple point games, including two two goal games (11/29/03, 2/29/04) and two three point games (1/21/04, 3/6/04) ... Scored two game-winning goals versus Niagara (1/11/04) and Boston College (3/10/04) ... Had a six game scoring streak (2/22/04-3/10/04) ... Attended the 2003 U.S. National Camp in Lake Placid ... Member of the 2003 U.S. Under-22 National Team.

    BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played in all 32 games as a freshman at Brown ... Finished second on the Brown squad in scoring with 35 points (12 goals, 23 assists) ... Two-time ECAC Rookie of the Week (3/3/03, 3/10/03) ... Named to the 2002-03 ECAC All-Rookie Team ... Participated in USA Hockey national camp (12/02) ... Maintained a 4.0 GPA while at Brown ... Tallied 222 points (116 goals, 106 assists) while at Noble and Greenough School ... Played hockey, golf and lacrosse at Noble and Greenough School ... ISL champions in '00-'02 ... Named an ISL All-Star from 2000-02 ... Won the Bruins' John Carlton Award in 2002 ... 2002 HNIB Division 1 Offensive Player of the Year ... 2001 and 2002 HNIB All-Scholastic Team ... Named to the USA Under-22 National Team 2002 and 2003.

    PERSONAL: NAME: Karen E. Thatcher BIRTHDATE: February 29, 1984 FAMILY: Daughter of Sally-Anne and Richard Thatcher. Has an older brother James. MAJOR: Biology

    CAREER HOCKEY STATISTICS
    YEAR	GP	G	 A	PTS	PIM	PP	SH	GWG
    *02-03	32	12	23	35	2/4	0	2	3
    ECAC	16	7	13	20	1/2	0	1	2
    03-04	33	10	17	27	2/4	3	1	2
    HE	17	5	11	16	1/2	0	0	1
    04-05	32	25	33	58	6/12	13	1	5
    HE	18	13	19	32	2/4	5	1	4
    Total	97	55	73	128	10/20	16	4	10
    Conf.	51	25	42	67	4/8	5	2	7
    * Played one season at Brown University
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