MEET A ROOKIE: CATHERINE DAOUST

Catherine Daoust was drafted by Les Canadiennes in the fifth round of the 2018 CWHL Draft. Her four seasons with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs were marked by success. The defensive stalwart recorded 37 points (9 G, 28 A) and was recognized for her leadership as one of three alternate captains in her senior year. She garnered several accolades including being named a 2016-17 WCHA Scholar Athlete and member of the WCHA All-Academic Team in 2016 and 2017.

Prior to joining UMD, Daoust won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2013 IIHF U-18 World Championship in Finland. As a three-time member of Team Quebec, she won a silver medal at the 2011 Canadian U-18 Nationals, and a bronze medal at the 2011 Canada Games. She also played for the RSEQ’s Saint-Laurent Patriotes where she was named a First Team All-Star in her first season and participated in two All-Star games.

FACTS

  • Height: 5’5
  • Position: Defense
  • Shoots: Right
  • Born: 1995-02-21, Montreal, QC
  • Hometown: Île Bizard, QC
  • Former team: U. Minnesota-Duluth
  • Seasons with the team: 1

CAREER HONOURS 

  • Winning gold with Team Canada U-18 at Worlds
  • Team Quebec for three seasons
  • WCHA All-Academic Team member (2016, 2017)
  • WCHA Scholar Athlete (2017)