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Taryn Tkachuk

Striker
Position
5'8''
Height
Freshman
Class
St. Louis, Mo.
Hometown
Villa Duchesne
High School / Club
Taryn Tkachuk - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers

Taryn Tkachuk Pronunciation

2021

  • Made her collegiate debut at William & Mary (9/3)
  • Scored her first collegiate goal against Towson, converting a penalty stroke attempt (9/5)
  • Converted another penalty stroke against Miami (Ohio), also adding an assist (9/10)
  • Made her first career start at Louisville (9/17)
  • Scored her first field goal at Ohio State (9/19)

Background

  • Led all high school players in the state of Missouri in total points and goals all four years with a career tally of 135 goals and 361 points
  • Also led the state in assists in 2017 and 2019, tallying 91 career assists
  • Three-time Missouri State Champion with Villa Duchesne along with a runner-up finish in 2019
  • 2018 MAX Field Hockey State Player of the Year
  • 2019 NFHCA All American 2018 (3rd team) and 2019 (1st team)
  • 2019 MAX field hockey All American 2019 (2nd team)
  • Metro player of the year 2018, 2019, 2020
  • All Metro first team 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Conference player of the year 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • All Conference first team 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Louis Post Dispatch All Decade Team (2010-2019)
  • 2019 US RISE Junior National Team

Personal

  • Daughter of Keith and Chantal Tkachuk
  • Father Keith, played in the National Hockey League from 1992 – 2010 for the Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix Coyotes, Atlanta Thrashers and St. Louis Blues
  • Brother Matthew plays in the NHL for the Calgary Flames from 2016 to present
  • Brother Brady plays in the NHL for the Ottawa Senators from 2018 to present
  • Undeclared major