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Princeton W. Hockey BIO
24 Stephanie Denino

Kampersal on Denino:
“Steph is a high-energy person. She is a mobile defender who can make the first pass, shoot the puck a ton and defend well.”

At Princeton:

2009-10 - Appeared in 29 games as a asenior … scored one goal and added seven assists for eight points … served as team's captain … recipient of the team's Patty Kazmaier Award, given annually to the senior member of the women's hockey team who has made the greatest contribution to the program during her career and best exemplifies the following characteristics: Loyalty and devotion to Princeton Women's Hockey and determination and perseverance under adverse conditions … collected two assists in a 7-2 win at Vermont … had an assist in a 6-3 win over Union … added an assist and was +3 in a shutout at Brown … had an assist in a win over Colgate … notched a helper in a loss at St. Lawrence … added an assist and was on the ice for two goals in a 3-3 tie with fifth-ranked Harvard … scored in a loss at Colgate.

2008-09 - appeared in all 31 games ... scored two goals and added 10 assists for a career-high 12 points ... served as an assistant captain ... named to the ECAC All-Academic Team ... had an assist in a win over Connecticut ... notched two assists in a loss to Harvard ... added a helper in a win at Cornell ... notched an assist in a win over Vermont ... scored the game winner and added an assist in a win over Quinnipiac ... had a goal and an assist in a win at Rensselaer ... added an assist in a win over Yale ... added an assist in a win at Yale.

2007-08 - appeared in all 32 games ... scored a goal and added three assists for four points ... named to the ECAC All-Academic Team ... assisted on Sonja Novak’s power-play game winner at Colgate ... set up Christine Foster’s game winner against Union ... scored the game winner while shorthanded in a 1-0 win at Clarkson late in the season ... had an assist against Clarkson in the second game of the ECAC first-round playoffs.

2006-07 - played in all 31 games on the Tiger blue line ... scored two goals and added an assist for three points ... named to the ECACH All-Academic Team ... chosen by her teammates as the team’s Rookie of the Year ... made her collegiate debut on Oct. 20 at Boston College ... recorded her first career point, an assist, at Mercyhurst ... scored goals in back-to-back wins over Brown and Yale late in the season ... was a season-high +4 in a win over Union.

Before Princeton:
attended Dawson College for grades 12 and 13 and Regina Assumpta prior to that ... served as an assistant captain her senior season with the Dawson College Blues ... scored four goals and eight assists for 12 points in 16 games ... as a junior she had 13 points on three goals and 10 assists in 17 games ... played for Team Quebec and was a silver medalist at the 2005 Canadian Provincial Championships.

daughter of Nick Denino and Bernice Dance  ... father is a carpenter ... mother attended Concordia and works in marketing and process development for a bank ... has a younger brother Erick ... enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, music and concerts ... majoring in psychology ... birthday is July 6.

Career Stats:

2006-07 31 2 1 3 -1 9-18
0 0 0
2007-08 32 1 3 4 -9 24-48 0 1 1
2008-09 31 2 10 12 +7 11-22 0 0 1
2009-10 29 1 7 8 E 11-22 0 0 0
123 6 21 27 -3 55-110 0 1 2

Career Highs:

Goals: 1 (6x) - Most Recent, 2/5/10 at Colgate
Assists: 2 (2x) - Most Recent, 10/24/09 at Vermont
Points: 2 (2x) - Most Recent, 10/24/09 at Vermont (0-2)

Multiple-Goals Games: 0
Multiple-Assist Games: 2
Multiple-Point Games: 4

Game-Winning Goals: 2 (2/23/08 at Clarkson, 12/2/08 vs. Quinnipiac)

Career Firsts:

Goal: 2/2/07 vs. Brown
Assist: 12/1/06 at Mercyhurst
Point: 12/1/06 at Mercyhurst (Assist)

Position: Defenseman
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Montreal, Que.
Club: Dawson Blues