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2017 U.S. Women's National Team Selection Camp Roster

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

Camp Staff

LAST NAME FIRST NAME POSITION
Carey Reagan Director, Women's Hockey
Kelly Matt Head Scout, Women's National Team
Halligan Marissa Manager, Women's Hockey
Koch Rob Director, Communications
Stauber Robb Head Coach
Strot Brett Associate Coach
Deraney Bob Assistant Coach
Grier Mike Assistant Coach
Mara Paul Assistant Coach
Tamer Chris Assistant Coach
Goehring Karl Goaltending Coach
Richter Mike Goaltending Coach
Blatherwick Jack Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Hlusko Peter Strength & Conditioning Coach
Radcliffe Jim Strength & Conditioning Coach
Hudy Andrea Strength & Conditioning Coach
Howe Ally Head Team Doctor
Schlueter Jamie Team Doctor
Gaydos Carrie Athletic Trainer
Homan Katie Athletic Trainer
Walters Sheri Athletic Trainer
Aprik Carrie Nutritionist
Guzman Johnson Shelly Nutritionist
Chee Jennifer Massage Therapist
Law Jocelyn Massage Therapist
Proulx Brent Head Equipment Manager
Kronberg Ian Equipment Manager
Fischer Logan Equipment Manager
Laurila Nick Video Coordinator
Zapolski Ryan Hockey Operations Assistant
Davidson Shawna Selection Camp Scout
Hagerman Jamie Selection Camp Scout

Roster Notes

The following 20 players attended the 2013 U.S. Women's Selection Camp:

Goaltenders (2): Alex Rigsby and Jessie Vetter

Defensemen (5): Kacey Bellamy, Megan Bozek, Jincy Dunne, Monique Lamoureux-Morando*, Lee Stecklein

Forwards (13): Hannah Brandt, Alex Carpenter, Kendall Coyne, Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan, Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Gigi Marvin*, Annie Pankowski, Amanda Pelkey, Haley Skarupa, Kelli Stack

 

*Marvin was a defenseman and Lamoureux-Morando was a forward at the 2013 camp

 

In total,14 players are Olympians on the Selection Camp Roster

 

The following eight players are two-time Olympians (2010 and 2014):

Goaltenders (1): Jessie Vetter

Defensemen (2): Kacey Bellamy, Monique Lamoureux-Morando*

Forwards (5): Meghan Duggan, Hilary Knight, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Gigi Marvin*, Kelli Stack

 

The following six players have played in one Olympics - 2014 only (teammates of the two two-time Olympians listed above:

Defensemen (2): Megan Bozek, Lee Stecklein

Forwards (4): Alex Carpenter, Kendall Coyne, Brianna Decker, Amanda Kessel


Post Graduate Players (24):

Goaltenders (4): Shelby Amsley-Benzie, Nicole Hensley, Alex Rigsby and Jessie Vetter

Defensemen (4): Kacey Bellamy, Megan Bozek, Monique Lamoureux-Morando*, Emily Pfalzer,

Forwards (16): Stephanie Anderson, Hannah Brandt, Alex Carpenter, Kendall Coyne, Shiann Darkangelo, Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan, Zoe Hickel, Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Gigi Marvin*, Amanda Pelkey, Haley Skarupa, Kelli Stack, Dana Trivigno

 

College Players (15):

Goaltenders (2): Katie Burt, Maddie Rooney

Defensemen (7): Jincy Dunne, Kali Flanagan, Megan Keller, Kelsey Koelzer, Sidney Morin, Jenny Ryan, Lee Stecklein

Forwards (6): Dani Cameranesi, Caitrin Lonergan, Makenna Newkirk, Annie Pankowski, Kelly Pannek, Melissa Samoskevich

 

High School Players (3):

Defensemen (1): Cayla Barnes

Forwards (2): Clair DeGeorge, Grace Zumwinkle


Under-18 Program Impact

Participated in at least one IIHF U18 Women's World Championship (29):

Goaltenders (3): Katie Burt, Alex Rigsby, Maddie Rooney

Defensemen (8): Cayla Barnes, Megan Bozek, Jincy Dunne, Megan Keller, Sidney Morin, Emily Pfalzer, Jenny Ryan, Lee Stecklein

Forwards (18): Stephanie Anderson, Hannah Brandt, Dani Cameranesi, Alex Carpenter, Kendall Coyne, Shiann Darkangelo, Brianna Decker, Clair DeGeorge, Zoe Hickel, Amanda Kessel, Caitrin Lonergan, Annie Pankowski, Kelly Pannek, Amanda Pelkey, Melissa Samoskevich, Haley Skarupa, Dana Trivigno, Grace Zumwinkle


Miscellaneous Notes

  • 32 of the 42 players have been named to at least one U.S. Women’s National Team
  • 15 of the 25 postgraduate players competed in the NWHL during the 2016-2017 season and seven played for the Minnesota Whitecaps. Four players (Koelzer, Stecklein, Cameranesi, Ryan) were recently drafted into the NWHL.
  • 15 Players played in the NCAA last season:

Boston College – 5
Minnesota – 3
Minnesota Duluth – 2
Wisconsin – 2
Ohio – 1
Princeton – 1
Quinnipiac – 1

  • 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.
  • The average age of the group is 23.2 ... The oldest player is Jessie Vetter - 31 (12/19/85) and the youngest is Clair DeGeorge - 17 (6/7/99)