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Cheryl Van Kuren

Full name: Cheryl Lynne Van Kuren
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: August 1, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Hockey


Cheryl Van Kuren played hockey at Old Dominion University from 1982-85. She led the Lady Monarchs to three NCAA titles and one runner-up finish. Van Kuren was twice an All-American selection. In 1985 she was named Female Athlete of the Year at Old Dominion and was an NCAA All-Tournament team selection. Van Kuren also played lacrosse in college.

Van Kuren played for the USA at the 1988 Olympics and also won a silver medal in hockey at the 1987 Pan American Games. Her college degree was in sports medicine and she then earned a masters’ degree in exercise science and wellness, and an MBA from the University of Baltimore. Van Kuren later worked at the Arizona Heart Institute, and then became the Director of Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation at Union Memorial in Baltimore.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Hockey Women's Hockey United States USA 8

Women's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G FG PCG PSG LCG
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Hockey United States USA Final Standings 8 1988-09-21 2 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Hockey United States USA Final Round Match 7/8 2 1988-09-29 ARG 3, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Hockey United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1988-09-27 FRG 2, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0
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