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Lamoureux Twins excel on the ice and in the UND classroom
With no professional contracts being signed and not being able to make a living by playing professional hockey upon graduation, University ... Posted on 4/30/13 at 1:44 PM
STAFF BLOG UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux Day
Mayor Mike Brown proclaimed Monday as Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux Day in Grand Forks. The honor comes after the Lamoureux twins won a third gold medal at the Women's World Championship in Ottawa.
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REGGIE TALES The Twins and the Twins
Remember the Lamoureux Twins? Jocelyne and Monique? The hockey playing duo from Grand Forks that went on to star with the United States Olympic team and soon will put their game on display... Posted on 7/28/10 at 4:15 AM
The Grand Forks natives became the program's first Patty Kazmaier Award finalists today, as they were announced among the top 10 finalists for the honor that goes to the best women's hockey player in the country.
UND has never had a finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, which goes to the top player in women’s hockey. This year, the Sioux may have the top two candidates - the Lamoureux twins - and that could present a dilemma.
Check out video of UND women's hockey sophomore Jocelyne Lamoureux's amazing 360-degree spin move backhanded goal on a third period breakaway in Friday night's 5-3 loss to the University of Minnesota at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
The pair didn’t waste any time rewriting the school record book
Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux announced their transfers from Minnesota to UND almost two years ago and the Grand Forks twins arrived home amidst loads of hype and expectations.
The chance to leave a legacy in their hometown motivated Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux to transfer from perennial power Minnesota to upstart UND.
It has only been 18 months since their announcement, but the Grand Forks twins have already blazed trails in their hometown and home state.
Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux summoned their parents to the living room with something important to tell them.
“Right away, things start running through your mind about what it could possibly be,” their mother, Linda, said of the 2009 meeting.
During the UND men's hockey game against Michigan Tech on Friday, the school and Ralph Engelstad Arena honored Grand Forks' own Monique (left) and Jocelyne Lamoureux, who last week helped lead Team USA to a silver medal in women's hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C.
Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux, GF’s first Olympic medalists, return home Monique had the only hat trick of the medal round and had a story in USA Today. Jocelyne’s between-the-legs goal against China was named one of the top 10 Olympic plays by a Canadian television station. “It was the top moment (of my career),” Jocelyne said before pausing and adding: “But I’d trade it for a gold medal.”
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