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42 Players Including 3 NYS Natives Invited To US Women’s National Team Tryouts

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Forty-two players have been invited to the 2017 U.S. Women’s National Team Selection Camp from April 30-May 4 at Florida Hospital Center Ice in the Tampa suburb of Wesley Chapel.

The camp, which will consist of daily practices, off-ice testing, and three intrasquad scrimmages, will be be used to determine the U.S. Women’s National Team roster that will train together and participate in various competitions in the build-up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

USA Hockey will unveil the players selected to the U.S. Women’s National Team at the conclusion of the camp on May 5. The team will remain in Tampa for additional training through May 8.

The 42 players represent 18 different states. Minnesota leads the way with 10 representatives followed by Massachusetts with six, Wisconsin with four and New York with three, while Alaska, California, Illinois, Michigan, and North Dakota have two. Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Vermont all have one representative.

NOTES: Reagan Carey (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey’s director of women’s hockey and general manager of the 2017 U.S. Women’s National Team, will oversee the camp … The selection camp roster includes 14 members of the silver medal-winning 2014 U.S. Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team and all 23 players who helped the 2017 U.S. Women’s National Team earn a gold medal at the International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship in Plymouth, Michigan … USA Hockey’s international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), vice president of USA Hockey, has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams .

GOALTENDERS (6)

LAST NAME
FIRST NAME
HEIGHT
WEIGHT
BIRTHDATE
S/C
HOMETOWN
2016-17 TEAM
Amsley-Benzie Shelby 5-7 155 1993-03-10 L Warroad, Minn. University of North Dakota (WCHA)
Burt Kaitlin 5-7 140 1997-01-26 L Lynn, Mass. Boston College (HEA)
Hensley Nicole 5-6 155 1994-06-23 L Lakewood, Colo. N/A
Rigsby Alex 5-7 155 1992-01-03 L Delafield, Wis. Minnesota Whitecaps
Rooney Maddie 5-6 150 1997-07-07 L Andover, Minn. University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
Vetter Jessie 5-8 155 1985-12-19 L Cottage Grove, Wis. N/A
DEFENSEMEN (12)

LAST NAME
FIRST NAME
HEIGHT
WEIGHT
BIRTHDATE
S/C
HOMETOWN
2016-17 TEAM
Barnes Cayla 5-3 140 1999-01-07 R Corona, Calif. New Hampton School
Bellamy Kacey 5-7 145 1987-04-22 L Westfield, Mass. Boston Pride (NWHL)
Bozek Megan 5-8 170 1991-03-27 R Buffalo Grove, Ill. Buffalo Beauts (NWHL)
Dunne Jincy 5-6 145 1997-05-15 L O’Fallon, Mo. Ohio State University (WCHA)
Flanagan Kali 5-5 130 1995-09-19 R Burlington, Mass. Boston College (HEA)
Keller Megan 5-11 150 1996-05-01 L Farmington, Mich. Boston College (HEA)
Koelzer Kelsey 5-9 170 1995-06-16 R Horsham, Pa. Princeton University (ECACH)
Lamoureux-Morando Monique 5-6 155 1989-07-03 R Grand Forks, N.D. Minnesota Whitecaps
Morin Sidney 5-5 135 1995-06-06 R Minnetonka, Minn. University of Minnesota Duluth (WCHA)
Pfalzer Emily 5-2 125 1993-06-14 R Getzville, N.Y. Buffalo Beauts (NWHL)
Ryan Jenny 5-4 145 1995-01-24 R Victor, N.Y. University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Stecklein Lee 6-0 170 1994-04-23 L Roseville, Minn. University of Minnesota (WCHA)
FORWARDS (24)

LAST NAME
FIRST NAME
HEIGHT
WEIGHT
BIRTHDATE
S/C
HOMETOWN
2016-17 TEAM
Anderson Stephanie 5-9 165 1992-11-27 L North St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Whitecaps
Brandt Hannah 5-6 150 1993-11-27 R Vadnais Heights, Minn. Minnesota Whitecaps
Cameranesi Dani 5-5 145 1995-06-30 L Plymouth, Minn. University of Minnesota (WCHA)
Carpenter Alex 5-7 155 1994-04-13 L North Reading, Mass. Boston Pride (NWHL)
Coyne Kendall 5-2 125 1992-05-25 L Palos Heights, Ill. Minnesota Whitecaps
Darkangelo Shiann 5-9 145 1993-11-28 L Brighton, Mich. Buffalo Beauts (NWHL)
Decker Brianna 5-4 148 1991-05-13 R Dousman, Wis. Boston Pride (NWHL)
DeGeorge Clair 5-10 170 1999-06-07 L Anchorage, Alaska Shattuck-St Mary’s
Duggan Meghan 5-10 160 1987-09-03 R Danvers, Mass. Boston Pride (NWHL)
Hickel Zoe 5-6 153 1992-07-10 R Anchorage, Alaska Boston Pride (NWHL)
Kessel Amanda 5-6 130 1991-08-28 R Madison, Wis. New York Riveters (NWHL)
Knight Hilary 5-11 172 1989-07-12 R Sun Valley, Idaho Boston Pride (NWHL)
Lamoureux-Davidson Jocelyne 5-6 155 1989-07-03 R Grand Forks, N.D. Minnesota Whitecaps
Lonergan Caitrin 5-7 150 1997-09-10 R Roslindale, Mass. Boston College (HEA)
Marvin Gigi 5-8 162 1987-03-07 R Warroad, Minn. Boston Pride (NWHL)
Newkirk Makenna 5-7 145 1995-08-11 R Scottsdale, Ariz. Boston College (HEA)
Pankowski Annie 5-8 155 1994-11-04 R Laguna Hills, Calif. University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Pannek Kelly 5-8 165 1995-12-29 R Plymouth, Minn. University of Minnesota (WCHA)
Pelkey Amanda 5-3 130 1993-05-29 R Montpelier, Vt. Boston Pride (NWHL)
Samoskevich Melissa 5-4 160 1997-03-31 L Sandy Hook, Conn. Quinnipiac University (ECACH)
Skarupa Haley 5-6 140 1994-01-03 R Rockville, Md. Connecticut Whale (NWHL)
Stack Kelli 5-5 136 1988-01-13 R Brooklyn Heights, Ohio Connecticut Whale (NWHL)
Trivigno Dana 5-4 135 1994-01-07 R Setauket, N.Y. Connecticut Whale (NWHL)
Zumwinkle Grace 5-9 150 1999-04-23 R Excelsior, Minn. Breck High School

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