• Canada West

Joell Fiddler (WHKY | Student-athlete)


NAME: Joell Fiddler

UNIVERSITY: Regina

CATEGORY: Student-Athlete

SPORT: Women’s Hockey

YEARS ACTIVE: 1999-2004

DEGREE(S): Bachelor of Arts (Regina)


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Five-time Canada West First Team All Star

  • First Team All-Canadian in 2001

  • 2001 Canada West champion

  • 2001 CIAU silver medalist


BIOGRAPHY:


Joell Fiddler patrolled the blueline for five seasons with the University of Regina’s women’s hockey team, leading the Cougars to their only Canada West championship and finishing her career as their all-time defence scoring leader.


A Canada West First Team All-Star in all five of her seasons, Fiddler was twice named an All-Canadian, appearing on the First Team in 2001 and the Second Team in 2004. She set team records for most points by a blueliner in a career (87) and single season (28 in 2002-03).



Fiddler played a key role on Regina’s historic 2000-01 team that won the Canada West title and went on to capture silver at the CIAU championships. She also helped Regina reach the national championship tournament in 2002 and 2003.


Fiddler graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies and went to work as a corrections officer in Regina. In 2015-16 and 2016-17 she served as an assistant coach for Regina’s women’s hockey team.


In 2015, Fiddler became just the second women’s hockey player inducted into the University of Regina Sports Hall of Fame.

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