May 23, 2003

Women's Hockey Adds Eight To 2003-04 Roster

May 23, 2003

The Brown women's hockey team has announced its incoming players from the Class of 2007. A total of eight players will join the team in the fall. They include Ann Brophy (Ann Arbor, MI), Lauren Deeb (Menands, NY), Marie-Pier Desbiens (Sherbrooke, QC), Christine Holdredge (Ashley Falls, MA), Eliza Lane (Needham, MA), Kathryn Moos (Wayzata, MN), Hope Stockman (Princeton, NJ) and Krystal Strassman (Madison, WI).

Brophy, a forward/defender, hails from Ann Arbor, MI and attended Pioneer High School. She did a postgraduate year at Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, MA where she played for the varsity team. Brophy also played AAA hockey for the Honeybaked Hockey Club and helped lead the team to the State Championship in 2000 and a second place finish in 2001. She also played four years of lacrosse at Pioneer.

Deeb, a defender from Menands, NY, is a 2003 graduate of the Berkshire School. While at Berkshire, Deeb lettered in hockey and field hockey. She was selected as the hockey team's MVP and also captained both the hockey and field hockey teams her senior year in 2002-03. Deeb also played hockey for the Troy-Albany Ice Cats. She took part in Hockey Night in Boston and was named MVP for team New York in the summer of 2002.

Desbiens attended Bishops College School in Quebec and was the starting varsity goalie for the boys' team, earning a letter every year since grade seven. She helped lead the team to the provincial championships this past season and was also once named the team MVP. Desbiens received a certificate of excellence at La Capitale hockey school and played soccer and softball for Bishop's as well. She was also a member of the Avalanche Midget AA boys' team this past year and has played in boys' leagues since the age of 10.

Holdredge, a forward, hails from Ashley Falls, MA where she attended the Hotchkiss School. Holdredge played hockey, soccer and lacrosse while at Hotchkiss and captained the hockey team her senior year. She was a two-time participant in the U.S. National Development Camp in Lake Placid, NY and the winner of the Melissa Goss Simonds '79 Hockey Award which is awarded to the player who makes the largest contribution to the hockey team at Hotchkiss.

Lane is a 2003 graduate of Milton Academy. The Needham, MA native played hockey for Milton as well as for the Assabet Valley Girls' Midget 1 Team as a defender. She helped lead the team to the 2003 National Under-19 Championship. Lane was also a three-time member of the USA Hockey Massachusetts Select Team, becoming the first female to play in the program's history. She was a three-time participant in the U.S. National Development Camp in Lake Placid, NY and a two-time winner of the Most Outstanding Defenseman Award at Hockey Night in Boston.

Moos hails from Wayzata, MN and attended the Blake School. She helped lead the Blake team to the 2003 Minnesota State Championship with a 26-4-1 record. Moos was named to the Minnesota State All-Tournament Team as a forward and was a top five finalist for the 2003 Ms. Minnesota Hockey Award. In 41 games, Moos recorded 33 goals and 24 assists for 57 points. Moos also has participated in the U.S. National Development Camp.

Stockman is a 2003 graduate of the St. Paul School where she captained the hockey team her senior year as a forward/defender. Stockman also played on the Princeton Tiger Lilies Midget Select Team in two national tournaments. She also played field hockey and lacrosse for St. Paul's. Stockman is a field hockey Futures Participant and an alternate for the Uner-19 National Field Hockey Team

A native of Madison, WI, Strassman was a four-year letter winner at Culver Academy in Culver, IN. A defender/forward, she led the team in scoring her junior and senior years, including 18 goals and 29 assists for 47 points this past season. Strassman captained the team her senior year and was also a member of the Wisconsin Wild, which went to the U.S. National tournament five times. She is a two-time participant of the U.S. National Development Camp in Lake Placid, NY and also plays lacrosse for Culver.