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Meet the Pandas! Part 1

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The University of Alberta Pandas are playoff bound this weekend, and here are some of their players!

The University of Alberta Pandas are the highest level of women's hockey found in Edmonton, but they're also a team which is quite mysterious. Outside of the University, there's little information about the team. Copper and Blue is thrilled to have a chance to let more people know about this hidden gem; before the series starts this weekend, here is an opportunity to get to know some fantastic hockey players!

Steblin

Name: Natasha Steblin
Position: Defense
Height: 5'4"
Eligibility: 5th Year
Jersey Number: 2
If you have a nickname, what is it? Stebs
What has been your favourite class at University? Psychology of Criminal Conduct
Who is your favourite athlete? Sami Salo
What is something that people probably don't know about you? I love pigs; I will probably get one as a pet
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? I can do the worm
What's one element of your career of which you're proud? I'm proud of my accomplishments in sport and school

Froehler

Name: Janelle Froehler
Position:
Defense
Height: 5'5"
Eligibility: 5th Year
Jersey Number: 5
If you have a nickname, what is it? Fro
What has been your favourite class at University? Human Motor Control - it was all about how your brain controls your muscles and how this is translated into movement. As well as disorders that prevent individuals from generating/maintaining movement
Who is your favourite athlete? Mats Sudin
What is something that people probably don't know about you? I've recently started learning acoustic guitar
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? Not sure I really have a hidden talent...
What's one element of your career of which you're proud? I'm extremely proud to have had the opportunity to be a part of the pandas hockey program over the past 5 years. It has taught me a lot about teamwork, commitment, dedication, and leadership. I am very proud to have worn the pandas jersey and represented the program throughout my university career

Cunningham


Name: Lindsey Cunningham
Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Eligibility: 5th Year
Jersey Number: 9
If you have a nickname, what is it? Linds
What has been your favourite class at University? Biochemistry
Who is your favourite athlete? Paval Datsyuk or Leo Messi
What is something that people probably don't know about you? I have a twin sister
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? I can juggle
What's one element of your career of which you're proud? Playing hockey for 5 years with the Pandas, and graduating from the UofA with a BSc in Biology at the end of this semester

Wright

Name: Regan Wright
Position: Forward
Height: 5'8"
Eligibility: 1st Year
Jersey Number: 20
If you have a nickname, what is it? My nickname is Regs
What has been your favourite class at University? My favourite class at university so far has been physiology
Who is your favourite athlete? My favourite athlete is Jonathan Toews
What is something that people probably don't know about you? People probably don't know that it's my dream to move to London England
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? My hidden talent is I can play guitar
What's one element of your career of which you're proud? I'm proud of my work ethic

Campbell

Name: Alison Campbell
Position: Forward
Height: 5'10"
Eligibility: 5th Year
Jersey Number: 22
If you have a nickname, what is it? Soupy
What has been your favourite class at University? Physiology of the Human Body
Who is your favourite athlete? Sam Gagner
What is something that people probably don't know about you? I was a figure skater before changing to hockey in grade 5
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? I'm a Whitney Houston impersonator
What's one element of your career of which you're proud? I'm proud that I have been able to balance hockey, school and a social life over 5 years

Lutz

Name: Sash Lutz
Position: Forward
Height: 5'4"
Eligibility: 4th Year
Jersey Number: 28
If you have a nickname, what is it? Slooootz
What has been your favourite class at University? Human Physiology
Who is your favourite athlete? Claude Giroux
What is something that people probably don't know about you? I'm also fluent in French
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? My impressions
What's one element of your career of which you're proud? I'm proud to be a panda hockey player and go to school with it!

Post

Name: Lindsey Post
Position: Goalie
Height: 6'0"
Eligibility: 4th Year
Jersey Number: 33
If you have a nickname, what is it? Post or Postie
What has been your favourite class at University? PERLS 420 Play: The foundation of recreation, sport and physical activity
Who is your favourite athlete? Hendrik Lundqvist
What is something that people probably don't know about you? I only specialized as a goalie in my 2nd year midget, I grew up alternating years playing forward one year and goalie the next
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? I can juggle pretty well
What's one element of your of which you're proud? I am proud of the career I've had as a Panda hockey player

Macdougall

Name: Autumn MacDougall
Position: Forward
Height: 5'1"
Eligibility: 1st Year
Jersey Number: 95
If you have a nickname, what is it? Auttie and the coaches refer to me as Dougie
What has been your favourite class at University? A RLS Leadership course
Who is your favourite athlete? Sidney Crosby
What is something that people probably don't know about you? People might not know that I went to Nationals and represented the Atlantic provinces for Lacrosse
What would you consider a hidden talent of yours? My hidden talent is juggling
What's one element of which you're proud? I am very proud to be a maritimer from Nova Scotia

This is the first installment of profiles for the players of the University of Alberta's Pandas Hockey Team. In the spirit of that, all credit goes to the Pandas themselves.