17 Chelsea Illchuk
17 Chelsea Illchuk
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lockport, Manitoba
High School: Balmoral Hall/Team Manitoba
Position: FORWARD

As a Junior in 2010-11: Saw action in all 37 games…Collected six points on the season with two goals and four assists…Tallied her first assist of the season on 10/10 in a 5-0 victory over Sacred Heart…Assisted on the game-winning goal against Princeton in a 5-2 victory on 11/2…Scored the game’s first goal in a 4-1 win over Harvard on 11/12…Collected an assist on 11/26 against Sacred Heart in a 9-1 victory…Scored a goal in a 4-0 win over Brown on 12/3…Tallied an assist on 2/19 in a 3-3 tied against Brown.

As a Sophomore in 2009-10: Saw action in all 37 games…Matched her career high with six points on the season (three goals, three assists)…Recorded a career-high two assists on 10/31 against RPI in a 6-1 victory…Scored her first goal of the season in a 2-1 win over Dartmouth on 11/14…Assisted on the game-winning goal against Dartmouth on 1/8 in a 2-1 win…Scored a goal against Brown in a 8-1 victory on 2/20…Scored the game winning goal in a double-overtime win in the tournament game against RPI on 2/26.

As a freshman in 2008-09: Played all 34 games for the Bobcats in the forward position...Ranked second amongst rookies tallying six points on the season (5 goals, 1 assist)...Registered her first collegiate point on Nov. 14 when she put the Bobcats on the board with under five minutes to play in the 3-1 loss to Vermont...Scored the first QU goal and her second of the season on a power play opportunity in the 4-2 loss to Princeton on Dec. 2...Opened up the scoring for her third goal of the season in the home-ice 2-1 loss to Yale on Jan. 31...Dished out her first career assist to Antoinette Maldonado in the 4-4 tie with Cornell on Feb. 6...Tallied her fourth goal of the season in the 6-2 loss at St. Lawrence on Feb. 13...Scored the final goal of the season in the 3-1 loss at Brown on Feb. 21...Named the team's Rookie of the Year at the Women's Ice Hockey Banquet on Apr. 26.

Before Quinnipiac: Played for Balmoral Hall Blazers Prep team... Assistant captain on the Balmoral Hall Blazers Prep Team in 2007-08... Voted assistant captain by team for Nationals in Kitchener, Ontario in 2007...  Assistant captain Lord Selkirk Regional High School Female Hockey Team 2005-2006... Member of the WMHA Midget AA Female "All-Star" Team in 2006... Member of the WMHA Bantam AA Female "All-Star" Team in 2004-2005... Selkirk Fishermen AA Female Team Captain in 2004-2005 and MVP for the year 2003-2004... WMHA Female "All-Star" Team in 2003... Manitoba Thunder U15 Assistant Captain during summer league of 2002-2003... Played with team Manitoba and finished third place at Nationals in Kitchener, Ontario in November 2007... Competed in Canada Winter Games with Team Manitoba in March 2007, winning the silver medal and giving Manitoba its best finish ever in the competition... With the Balmoral Hall AAA Prep Team during the 2006-07 season, played 55 games against US Universities, U-19 prep schools and the top U-18 Canadian Teams. 

Personal: A native of Lockport, Manitoba...Daughter of Laurel and Jeff Illchuk...Has two older sisters, Jenna and Ashley, and one younger brother, Brendyn...Sister, Jenna, played ice hockey at the University of Manitoba...Majoring in psychology.