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U.S. Women's National Team Roster Announced

06/24/2013, 9:30am MDT
By USAHockey.com

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - USA Hockey announced today the 25-player roster for the U.S. Women's National Team that will train together and participate in various competitions in the build-up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games here at a press conference this morning. The announcement is the culmination of a seven-day selection camp that began on June 17 in Lake Placid and included 41 players. For a complete roster, which features 13 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders.

“We had a tremendous camp with our country's best players and faced some very difficult decisions," said Reagan Carey, director of women's hockey for USA Hockey. "We thank everyone for their dedication and congratulate those that made the team."

Of the 25 players, 12 have previously represented the U.S. in the Olympic Winter Games, including three-time Olympian Julie Chu (Fairfield, Conn.). Members of the team range in age from 16-31, with Jincy Dunne (O'Fallon, Mo.) the youngest player and Chu the oldest. In total, the rostered players have represented the U.S. in 1,384 games in international competitions between 1999 and 2013.

Ten members of Team USA played NCAA Division I women's ice hockey during the 2012-13 season, with eight participating in the 2013 NCAA tournament. Four of those eight players advanced to the Women's Frozen Four and three captured the national title as part of the University of Minnesota. Nine players competed in the Canadian Women's Hockey League with eight winning the Clarkson Cup with the Boston Blades.

NOTES: Reagan Carey (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey's director of women's hockey, is serving as the general manager of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team. As previously announced, Katey Stone, head coach of the women's ice hockey team at Harvard University will be the head coach of the U.S. Women's National Team and will also serve as the head coach of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team ... The U.S. Women's National Team will enter a residency program in early September and will primarily train at The Edge Sports Center in Bedford, Mass. ... The final 2014 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team, which will include 18 forwards/defensemen and three goaltenders, will be announced in late December.

Selection Camp News

Goaltenders

Number Name Height Weight Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team College Team
29 Brianne McLaughlin 5-8 (174) 130 (59) 1987-06-20 L Sheffield Village, Ohio Burlington Barracudas (CWHL) Robert Morris University (CHA)
30 Molly Schaus 5-9 (175) 156 (71) 1988-07-29 L Natick, Mass. Boston Blades (CWHL) Boston College (HEA)
31 Jessie Vetter 5-8 (174) 155 (70) 1985-12-19 L Cottage Grove, Wis. Oregon Outlaws (GLHL) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)

Defensemen

Number Name Height Weight Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team College Team
22 Kacey Bellamy 5-7 (170) 145 (66) 1987-04-22 L Westfield, Mass. Boston Blades (CWHL) University of New Hampshire (HEA)
9 Megan Bozek 5-8 (174) 170 (77) 1991-03-27 R Buffalo Grove, Ill. University of Minnesota (WCHA) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
19 Gigi Marvin 5-8 (174) 162 (74) 1987-03-07 R Warroad, Minn. Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
23 Michelle Picard 5-4 (163) 150 (68) 1993-05-27 L Taunton, Mass. Harvard University (ECACH) Harvard University (ECACH)
24 Josephine Pucci 5-8 (174) 149 (68) 1990-12-27 R Pearl River, N.Y. Harvard University (ECACH) Harvard University (ECACH)
15 Anne Schleper 5-10 (177) 170 (77) 1990-01-30 L St. Cloud, Minn. Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
2 Lee Stecklein 6-0 (183) 170 (77) 1994-04-23 L Roseville, Minn. University of Minnesota (WCHA) University of Minnesota (WCHA)

Forwards

Number Name Height Weight Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team College Team
25 Alex Carpenter 5-7 (170) 155 (70) 1994-04-13 L North Reading, Mass. Boston College (HEA) Boston College (HEA)
26 Kendall Coyne 5-2 (157) 125 (57) 1992-05-25 L Palos Heights, Ill. Northeastern University (HEA) Northeastern University (HEA)
13 Julie Chu 5-8 (174) 147 (67) 1982-03-13 R Fairfield, Conn. Montreal Stars (CWHL) Harvard University (ECACH)
14 Brianna Decker 5-4 (163) 148 (67) 1991-05-13 R Dousman, Wis. University of Wisconsin (WCHA) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
10 Meghan Duggan 5-10 (178) 160 (73) 1987-09-03 R Danvers, Mass. Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
18 Lyndsey Fry 5-8 (174) 170 (77) 1992-10-30 R Chandler, Ariz. Harvard University (ECACH) Harvard University (ECACH)
28 Amanda Kessel 5-5 (164) 140 (64) 1991-08-28 R Madison, Wis. University of Minnesota (WCHA) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
21 Hilary Knight 5-11 (180) 172 (78) 1989-07-12 R Sun Valley, Idaho Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
17 Jocelyne Lamoureux 5-6 (167) 155 (70) 1989-07-03 R Grand Forks, N.D. University of North Dakota (WCHA) University of North Dakota (WCHA)
7 Monique Lamoureux 5-6 (167) 155 (70) 1989-07-03 R Grand Forks, N.D. University of North Dakota (WCHA) University of North Dakota (WCHA)
16 Kelli Stack 5-5 (165) 136 (62) 1988-01-13 R Brooklyn Heights, Ohio Boston Blades (CWHL) Boston College (HEA)

Staff

Name Position City
Reagan Carey General Manager Colorado Springs, Colo.
Katey Stone Head Coach Arlington, Mass.
Hilary Witt Assistant Coach Canton, Mass.
Bobby Jay Assistant Coach Burlington, Mass.
Robb Stauber Goaltending Coach & Scout Medina, Minn.
Mike Boyle Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Cambridge, Mass.
Sarah Cahill Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach Cambridge, Mass.
Dr. Holly Johnson Team Doctor Newton, Mass.
Jill Radzinski Athletic Trainer Davis, Calif.
Jennifer Chee Massage Therapist Colorado Springs, Colo.
Brent Proulx Equipment Manager St. Paul, Minn.
Dr. Colleen Hacker Mental Skills Coach Tacoma, Wash.
Alicia Kendig Nutritionist Colorado Springs, Colo.
Marissa Halligan Video Coordinator Colorado Springs, Colo.
Rob Koch Director of Communications Colorado Springs, Colo.

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