10 - Taryn Baumgardt
Taryn Baumgardt
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Innisfail, Alberta
High School: Warner Warriors/Canada U-18 National Team
Position: DEFENSE

Before Quinnipiac: Graduated from Innisfail High School in 2013 and played volleyball, badminton and softball…Played hockey for the Warner Warriors in the JWHL for the 2012-13 season…Named a First Team All-Star with Warner…She dominated in her only season with Warner as she finished with 32 points (two goals, 30 assists) in 46 games…Her assist total with Warner tied for the most on the team while she also finished with a +27 plus/minus rating and just eight penalty minutes throughout the season…She was selected three times to represent her province as a member of Team Alberta and won a gold medal at the 2010 Canada Games…She served as an assistant captain with Team Alberta at the most-recent U-18 Canadian National Championships…In the summer of 2012 she competed as a member of the Canadian National Women’s Under-18 Team that defeated the United States in a best-of-three series in August 2012…Won a gold medal with the Team Canada U-18 Team at the 2013 IIHF Women's U-18 World Championships...She is the fifth Bobcat who has played for the Canadian U-18 National Team joining future teammates Nicole Kosta, Cydney Roseler and Nicole Connery as well as alumni Breann Frykas in representing her country.

Personal: Born and raised in Innisfail, Alberta…Daughter of Kent and Teri Baumgardt…Has one younger brother Kyle and one younger sister Kirsten…Her older cousin Riley Simpson is a men’s hockey player for the Ohio State University…Enters Quinnipiac undecided on a major.