Jennifer Hitchcock

Q: How did you start playing ice hockey?
A: My next door neighbor - he's older than me by a couple of years and we were friends growing up - kind of forced me into it. I just had to convince my parents to let me play.

Q: Why did you choose UNH?
A: I really liked the campus, the team and the coaching staff. I just felt comfortable here.

Q: What is the best thing about the UNH women's ice hockey team?
A: All of the fun we have as a team together on and off the ice.

Q. What is your most memorable moment as a UNH hockey player?
A: Beating Harvard last year before Christmas break was a big win. Nothing really stands out as an individual accomplishment.

Q: The one word that describes you as a person is?
A: Dedicated

Q: The one word that describes you as a hockey player is?
A: Hard-worker

Q: What's been your favorite class at UNH?
A: My favorite class has been Sports Information with Tim Ashwell. I became interested in kinesiology: sport studies as a major because of that class.

Q: Other than the Whittemore Center, what's you're favorite rink to play in? Why?
A: I like to play at Dartmouth (Thompson Arena). I just really liked the atmosphere when we played there earlier this year.

Q: What's the best road trip you've been on?
A: This year, early in the season we went to Niagara University and almost all of my family and a lot of my friends were able to come watch me play because it's so close to home.

Q: Are you more like your mother or your father?
A: I'm a mix of both. I'm more like my dad because we have the same temperament and humor, and I'm outgoing like my mom.

Q: If you could be a guest on any TV show, which one would it be? Why?
A: Oprah. She's awesome. I watch it every day.

Q: What is the one thing you can't live without (besides hockey)?
A: My computer because I IM (instant message) a lot.

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