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2015

Buffalo, New York | January 5-12

The 2015 U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team racked up three preliminary-round wins against Canada (2-1 SO), Czech Republic (3-0) and Russia (7-1) to finish atop Group A and earn a quarterfinal bye. In the semifinal, the U.S. defeated the Czechs 5-0 to secure a match up with rival Canada in the gold-medal game. The U.S. topped Canada, 3-2, in an exciting overtime victory to claim the gold medal, becoming the first team to do so on home soil. The United States finished the tournament 3-2-0-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L), outscoring opponents 20-4.

Results

DATE OPPONENT RESULT/RECAP U.S. PLAYER OF THE GAME
Mon., Jan. 5 Canada W, 2-1 SO Jincy Dunne
Tues., Jan. 6 Czech Republic W, 3-0 Caitrin Lonergan
Thurs., Jan. 8 Russia W, 7-1 Melissa Samoskevich
Sun., Jan. 11 Czech Republic (Semifinals) W, 5-0 Rebecca Gilmore
Mon., Jan. 12 Canada (Gold-Medal Game) W, 3-2 OT Jincy Dunne

Note: See Results/Recaps for Videos & Pictures

Tournament Awards

Directorate Award Recipients (U.S. Players)

Jincy Dunne Best Defenseman

Top U.S. Players (As Selected By Coaches)

Kaitlin Burt Goaltender
Jincy Dunne Defenseman
Melissa Samoskevich Forward

Media All-Star Team (U.S. Players)

Jincy Dunne Defenseman
Melissa Samoskevich Forward

Tournament News