Women's Hockey Announces Alumnae Weekend and Olympian Celebration

Julie Chu '06-07 (left), Caitlin Cahow '07-08 (center) and Angela Ruggiero '02-04 (right) will join other Harvard Olympians during the alumnae weekend and Olympian celebration (USA Hockey).

The Harvard women’s hockey team is set to welcome back a number of former skaters during its alumnae weekend and Olympian celebration Jan. 21-22. The events will take place in conjunction with home games against Rensselaer and Union.

The weekend kicks off with a function in the Blue Line Club at Bright Hockey Center at the Rensselaer game Friday night. The annual alumnae game takes place the next day at 11:30 a.m., followed by an alumnae family skate at 1:30 p.m. and the Union game at 4 p.m. Events conclude with a reception and dinner in the Murr Center Lounge beginning at 7 p.m.

Other events include a silent auction throughout the weekend featuring equipment from the U.S. and Canadian Olympic teams donated by Harvard Olympians. A postgame autograph session will be held following the Union game with the following Harvard Olympians slated to attend:

Sandra Whyte ’92
A.J. Mleczko ’97-99
Tammy Shewchuk ’00-01
Angela Ruggiero ’02-04
Jamie Hagerman ’03
Julie Chu ’06-07
Caitlin Cahow ’07-08
Sarah Vaillancourt ’08-09

The group will also be honored on the ice during the first intermission of the Union game.