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34 Under-18 Players Advance To National Festival

By USA Hockey, 07/22/23, 12:15PM EDT

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18 forwards, 11 defenders and five Goaltenders to skate in Lake Placid

OXFORD, Ohio - Following a week of high-powered hockey at the 2023 USA Hockey Girls Under-18 Select Camp, 34 under-18 players are set to advance to the USA Hockey Women’s National Festival, where they will look to earn a spot on the 2023 U.S. Under-18 Select Team. 

The players, 18 forwards, 11 defenders and five goaltenders, were selected based on their performances over the course of the 2023 USA Hockey-BioSteel National Player Development Camps, which took place at the Goggin Ice Center in Oxford, Ohio in June and July.

The 2023 USA Hockey Women’s National Festival will take place August 7-13 in Lake Placid, N.Y. 

A full list of players who qualified can be found below. 

PLAYER DISTRICT POSITION 2022-23 TEAM
Margaret Averill Massachusetts Defense East Coast Wizards
Caroline Averill Massachusetts Forward East Coast Wizards
Shayla Beaudette Rocky Mountain Defense Bishop Kearney Selects
Molly Boyle Massachusetts Defense East Coast Wizards
Kassidy Carmichael Massachusetts Forward NAHA White
Kamdyn Davis Central Defense Chicago Mission
Mary Derrenbacher Southeastern Forward Shattuck-St. Mary's
Alanna Devlin Massachusetts Forward NAHA White
Natalia Dilbone Michigan Goalie Little Caesars
Ellie Dimatos Atlantic Defense Mercer Chiefs
Kendra Distad* Minnesota Forward Minnetonka High School
Rose Dwyer* Atlantic Defense Bishop Kearney Selects
Bella Fanale* New York Forward Bishop Kearney Selects
Sawyer Fleming Minnesota Forward Shattuck-St. Mary's
Lauren Goldsworthy Minnesota Defense Minnetonka High School
Nora Hannan Minnesota Goalie Edina High School
Ashlyn Hazlett Minnesota Goalie Minnetonka High School
Layla Hemp* Minnesota Goalie Minnetonka High School
Mackenzie Jones Minnesota Defense Andover High School
Sydney Lamb Central Defense Team Illinois
Morgan McGathey Massachusetts Forward East Coast Wizards
Carla McSweeney Central Forward Windy City Storm
Madelyn Murphy Massachusetts Defense Assabet Valley
Jordyn Petrie Central Forward Shattuck-St. Mary's
Ella Pukala Central Forward Chicago Mission
Ayla Puppe Minnesota Forward Northfield High School
Maggie Scannell* New York Forward Shattuck-St. Mary's
Taylor Senecal New England Defense NAHA Red
Josie St. Martin* Minnesota Forward Stillwater High School
Morgan Stickney Pacific Goalie Shattuck-St. Mary's
Quinn Taylor Massachusetts Forward NAHA
Ava Thomas Atlantic Forward Philadelphia Jr. Flyers
Kennedy Walker Massachusetts Forward New Hampton High School
Hannah Weyerhaeuser Massachusetts Forward East Coast Wizards

* Member of the 2023 U.S. Under-18 Women's National Team

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