Jennifer Gardiner


Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-6
  • Hometown Surrey, B.C.
  • Last Team Greater Vancouver Comets

Career Honors

  • WCHA All-Tournament Team (2020)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020)

2019-20 – Freshman

  • Appeared in all 38 games her freshman season
  • Finished the year with 15 points (9g-6a) to lead all freshman in points and goals
  • Finished fifth in the WCHA for freshman scoring (.39 PPG)
  • Recorded her first career point with an assist against St. Cloud State (Oct. 5)
  • Scored her first career goal against No. 2 Minnesota on Oct. 26
  • Scored the game-winning shootout goal against Minnesota Duluth on Nov. 16
  • Recorded a season-high three point game (2g-1a) against Minnesota State on Jan. 11
  • Recorded three, multi-point games including a two-goal game against No. 3 Minnesota in the WCHA Final Faceoff
  • Named to the WCHA All-Tournament Team

Prior to Ohio State

  • Attended Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School
  • Played three seasons at left wing for the Greater Vancouver Comets
  • Three-time FMAAA league leading scorer and three-time FMAAA all-star team forward
  • Three-time Provincial Champion
  • IIHF Women’s Worlds U18 gold medalist (January, 2019)


  • Daughter of Diane and Tom Gardiner
  • Has a brother, Brad
  • Favorite team: Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Favorite athlete: Meghan Agosta
  • Sport Industry major