Beth Hurren Recognized for reaching 500 career NRL Points, News (Richmond Hill Ringette)

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Beth Hurren Recognized for reaching 500 career NRL Points
Submitted By Jeff Young on Sunday, October 15, 2017

Prior to the Lightning NRL home opener, October 15, 2017, veteran player and team captain Beth Hurren was recognized for reaching the 500 point milestone in her National Ringette League career. The milestone was reached in March at the NRL Championships in Leduc, Alberta.



Beth's Achievement is celebrated in Richmond Hill

Tom Graham Arena, Richmond Hill, Oct 15, 2017
From right to left - Beth Hurren, Karen Meek, Doug Lee ( RHRA President ), Judy Hurren, Warren Hurren, 
Bryanna Lee ( U16AA ), Tom Muench ( Ward 2 Councillor ), 
Jim File
 

Beth Hurren's Achievements

  • Central Region's Player of the Year in 2004
  • ORA Provincial Player of the Year in 2008
  • NRL League MVP in 2006 and 2010
  • NRL League "Best Defenseman" in 2011, 2012 and 2014
  • Attended 15 Canadian Ringette Championships, being named to the "All Star" team several times (most recently, in 2017).
  • Member of Team Canada in 2004, 2007 and 2010
  • Awarded "Best Defenseman" of the tournament at the 2010 World Championships in Tampere, Finland
  • Played in two World Club Championships, 2008 in Sault St.Marie and 2011 Turku, Finland.
  • Team MVP and was named to the All-Star line up as "Defense" at the 2011 WCC's

Jim File and Beth Hurren

Beth has been a great ambassador for Ringette not only in Richmond Hill but wherever she goes. In addition to playing the game she loves, Beth has always been eager to give back to her ringette community.

She has instructed at numerous ringette camps aiding in the development of the next generation of player. She has organized and run the RHRA Fall Skills Clinics for 10 years. 

Lastly, she has been instrumental in the annual Richmond Hill Come Try Ringette event which has become key in recruiting new players into the association and the game.

We know that in reality, Beth surpassed 500 NRL points some time ago, since she started in the league in 2004 while NRL records only go back to the 2008-09 season. Her accomplishment is even more special because Beth has played most of her career on defense, yet she has accumulated more points than many forwards accumulate in an NRL career.

Congratulations Beth and thank you for all you have done for Ringette and for RHRA!

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