ALMATY, Kazakhstan – Kathleen Ash (Lakewood, Colo./University of Colorado) scored, but the U.S. Women’s National University Team fell to Russia, 7-1, here today in the opening game of the 2017 Winter World University Games.
Amber Greene (Feeding Hills, Mass./University of Massachusetts) made 58 saves in the contest for Team USA.
Katie Augustine (West Chester, Ohio/Miami University) and Brittani Lanzilli (Medford, Mass./University of Massachusetts) each picked up an assist on Ash's tally 2:46 into the second period.
The U.S. closes preliminary-round play against Japan on Tuesday (Jan. 31) at 9:00 a.m. ET. The game will be streamed live on FISU.TV.
NOTES: The U.S. is competing at the 2017 Winter World University Games alongside Canada, China, Great Britain, Japan, Russia and host Kazakhstan. All games will be played at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace … For complete coverage of Team USA at the 2017 Winter World University Games, click here.
|Date||Opponent||TIme (Local/ET)/ Result||Stream||Live Stats|
|Thurs., Dec. 29||Chicago Mission (Exhibition)||L, 1-9||N/A||N/A|
|Fri., Dec. 30||Lindenwood University (Exhibition)||L, 0-3||N/A||N/A|
|Sun., Jan. 29||Russia||L, 1-7||LIVEFISU.TV||Live Stats|
|Tues., Jan. 31||Japan||W, 3-2||LIVEFISU.TV||Live Stats|
|Sat., Feb. 4||Canada
|L, 1-8||LIVEFISU.TV||Live Stats|
|Mon., Feb. 6||China
|W, 3-0||LIVEFISU.TV||Live Stats|