Alumna scores goal at Olympics

Udén Johansson kneels on the ice in PyeongChang.

Going for gold

Erica Udén Johansson ‘15 is making #BobcatNation proud at the Olympics in PyeongChang. She has already scored a goal for Team Sweden.

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rica Udén Johansson ‘15 is representing #BobcatNation well at the Winter Olympics. The athletic training/sports medicine alumna scored off her own rebound for Team Sweden against the joint Korean women’s ice hockey team in PyeongChang.

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“It felt awesome,” the hockey forward said the following the game. “The fact I got to add another one against Korea makes it so sweet that I have continued the tradition of scoring goals and points in major tournaments.”

“Quinnipiac has changed the way I see the game and the things that I should be doing to help my team in the best way,” she said.

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Udén Johansson has always been a fan of the Games, she said.

“Anything can happen. The favorites fall and the underdog has an unbelievable competition,” she said. “It’s an amazing experience and with hard work and dedication, you can also one day represent your country on the biggest stage in the world.”