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2007 - IIHF Women's World Championship

Selkirk & Winnipeg, Manitoba | April 3-10

The U.S. Women's National Team earned the silver medal at the 2007 IIHF Women's World Championship. Team USA finished the nine-team tournament with a 3-0-1-1 record.

2007 Women's World Championship Roster

No. Name Pos Height (CM) Weight (KG) DOB S/C Hometown Most Recent Team (League)
2 Erika Lawler F 5-0 (152) 134 (60) 2/5/1987 R Fitchburg, Mass. Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
3 Jinelle Zaugg F 6-0 (183) 183 (83) 3/27/1986 L Eagle River, Wis. Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
4 Angela Ruggiero D 5-9 (175) 185 (84) 1/3/1980 R Harper Woods, Mich. 2006 Olympic Women's Team
6 Helen Resor D 5-9 (175) 146 (66) 10/18/1985 L Greenwich, Conn. Yale Univ. (ECAC)
7 Krissy Wendell F 5-6 (168) 156 (71) 9/12/1981 L Brooklyn Park, Minn. Etobicoke Dolphins (NWHL)
8 Caitlin Cahow D 5-4 (162) 157 (71) 5/20/1985 L Branford, Conn. Harvard Univ. (ECAC)
9 Molly Engstrom D 5-9 (175) 174 (78) 3/1/1983 R Siren, Wis. 2006 Olympic Women's Team
10 Meghan Duggan F 5-9 (175) 160 (73) 9/3/1987 R Danvers, Mas. Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
11 Kelli Halcisak D 5-8 (172) 150 (68) 1/26/1982 R Grosse Ile, Mich. East Coast Wizards Senior A
12 Jenny Potter F 5-4 (162) 145 (65) 1/12/1979 L Edina, Minn. 2006 Olympic Women's Team
13 Julie Chu D 5-8 (172) 150 (68) 3/13/1982 R Fairfield, Conn. Harvard Univ. (ECAC)
16 Hilary Knight F 5-10 (178) 170 (77) 7/12/1989 R Hanover, N.H. Choate Rosemary Hall
17 Tiffany Hagge F 5-9 (175) 162 (73) 5/3/1984 R Minneapolis, Minn. Mississauga Aeros (NWHL)
18 Gigi Marvin F 5-8 (172) 165 (75) 3/7/1987 R Warroad, Minn. Univ. of Minnesota (WCHA)
19 Kristin King F 5-4 (162) 142 (64) 7/21/1979 R Piqua, Ohio Minnesota Whitecaps (WWHL)
20 Natalie Darwitz F 5-3 (160) 133 (60) 10/13/1983 R Eagan, Minn. Minnesota Whitecaps (WWHL)
23 Kerry Weiland D 5-4 (162) 133 (60) 10/18/1980 L Palmer, Alaska Etobicoke Dolphins (NWHL)
27 Sarah Parsons F 5-8 (172) 135 (61) 7/27/1987 R Dover, Mass. Dartmouth College (ECAC)
30 Chanda Gunn G 5-7 (170) 141 (64) 1/27/1980 L Huntington Beach, Calif. U.S. Women's Select Team
31 Jessie Vetter G 5-8 (172) 164 (74) 12/19/1985 L Cottage Grove, Wis. Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)

Team Staff

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Mark Johnson Madison, Wis.
Assistant Coach Hilary Witt Hamden, Conn.
Assistant Coach Erin Whitten-Hamlen Hampton, N.H.
Strength & Conditioning Coach Teena Murray Louisville, Ky.
Physician Dr. Catherine O'Connor Sanford, Maine
Athletic Trainer Kevin Moody Lake Placid, N.Y.
Massage Therpaist Jill Kolivoski Colorado Springs, Colo.
Sports Therapist Cornelia Holden New Haven, Conn.
Equipment Manager Paul Hickman Madison, Wis.
Video Coordinator Ken Martel Colorado Springs, Colo.
Media Relations Christy Jeffries Colorado Springs, Colo.

USA Hockey, Inc.

Position Name Hometown
President Ron DeGregorio Salem, N.H.
Executive Director Dave Ogrean Colorado Springs, Colo.
Chairman of the Board Walter L. Bush, Jr. Edina, Minn.
Vice President, Intl. Council Chair Tony Rossi Chicago, Ill.
Sr. Director, Hockey Operations Jim Johannson Colorado Springs, Colo.
Director, Women's Hockey Operations Michele Amidon Colorado Springs, Colo.
Director, Media & Public Relations Dave Fischer Colorado Springs, Colo.
National Team Advisor Ben Smith Gloucester, Mass.

2007 Women's World Championship Printable Roster

2007 Results

DATE OPPONENT RESULT/RECAP U.S. PLAYER OF THE GAMES
3-Apr Kazakhstan W, 9-0 Angela Ruggiero
5-Apr China W, 9-1 Caitlin Cahow
7-Apr Canada SOL, 4-5 Natalie Darwitz
8-Apr Finland W, 4-0 Kerry Weiland
10-Apr Canada (Gold Medal Game) L, 1-5 Krissy Wendell

Tournament Awards

Directorate Award Recipients (U.S. Players)

Player
Molly Engstrom Defense

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

Player
Julie Chu Forward
Natalie Darwitz Forward
Krissy Wendell Forward

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

Player
Natalie Darwitz Forward
Angela Ruggiero Defense
Krissy Wendell Forward