Genevieve Turgeon began skating at age seven and said there was "no doubt in my mind" she wanted to be a goalie.
But she first had to convince her dad to let her play hockey.
"It was funny. He didn't want me to play hockey because, when I was young, it was a man's sport. But I kept asking him and asking him, so he decided I could try it.
Read more about how Turgeon, a junior at University of Maine, became the two-time Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week this season and her strategy for being a successful, dominant force in the net.
ACTIVE is the leader in online event registrations from 5k running races and marathons to softball leagues and local events. ACTIVE also makes it easy to learn and prepare for all the things you love to do with expert resources, training plans and fitness calculators.