- Quaranta, Sarah
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Sarah Quaranta was born and raised in Niagara Falls and attended Saint Paul Catholic High School. Sarah played boys A and AAA hockey all the way up to Major Bantam for the Niagara Falls Canucks. She was named Assistant Captain for two years. In grade nine, she made the switch to girls hockey and started playing with the Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres, where she was named Captain. In 2009, she was named Niagara Falls Athlete of the year.
In 2015, Sarah was selected to play for Canada’s National Women’s U18 Team in Buffalo, NY where she played on the third line and was on the team’s first penalty-killing unit and contributing to a Silver Medal win. Later that same year, Sarah was selected to play for Team Ontario at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC where she helped the team to another Silver Medal win.
After graduating from high school, Sarah received a full hockey scholarship and went on to play NCAA Division 1 at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh. She posted her first collegiate point in her very first outing as a Colonial. During her time there she was named female student athlete of the week (2015), named College Hockey America (CHA) rookie of the week, selected for the 2016 All-CHA Rookie Team, and ranked third in CHA rookie points. In 2016-17, she helped her to team to become regular season champions for the first time in program history. That same year she was awarded a championship ring when they won the CHA tournament and competed in RMU’s first NCAA tournament.
Sarah managed to balance her studies with her incredible sports career and was named an All-American Scholar in the CHA and Presidential Scholar-Athlete in 2019. She is now a teacher, living and working in the Niagara Region.
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