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GIGI MARVIN
Sport Discipline: Women
Position: Defense
Height: 5-8
Weight: 165
DOB: 3/7/87
Birthplace: Bemidji, Minn.
Hometown: Warroad, Minn.
Current Residence: Warroad, Minn.
High School: Warroad High School (Warroad, Minn.) '05
College: University of Minnesota '09, Communication
Foreign Language(s): French
ROAD TO SOCHI
Marvin is one of 11 returning Olympians who earned the silver medal in 2010, though switched from forward to defense since that time. A puck-moving defenseman, she has a strong shot from the point and offensively creates chances off the rush.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, silver
  • Six-time world championship medalist, gold (2008-09, 2011, 2013), silver (2007, 2012)
  • Seven-time Four Nations Cup participant, 1st (2008, 2011-12), 2nd (2006-07, 2009), 3rd (2013)
  • 2013 CWHL champion (Boston Blades)
  • 2011 WWHL champion (Minnesota Whitecaps)
  • Two-time All-WCHA First Team honoree (2007-08)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Year honoree (2007)
PERSONAL
Full name is Gisèle Marvin…Daughter of Mike and Connie Marvin…Was a five-time state champion softball player for Warroad High School (2001-05)…Hobbies include water skiing; swimming; fishing; and playing tennis, golf, piano and guitar.
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