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1999 - IIHF Women's World Championship

Espoo & Vantaa, Finland | March 8-14

Team USA earned silver at the 1999 IIHF Women's World Championship. The Americans defeated Russia, Sweden, China and Finland before falling 3-1 in the gold-medal game.

1999 Women's World Championship Roster

No. Name Pos Height (CM) Weight (KG) DOB S/C Hometown Most Recent Team (League)
-- Laurie Belliveau G 5-5 (165) 161 (73) 9/17/1976 R Manchester, Mass. Yale Univ. (ECAC)
-- Catherine Hanson D 5-4 (162) 126 (57) 6/6/1976 L Marquette, Mich. Providence College (ECAC)
-- Sarah Hood F 5-9 (175) 170 (77) 2/1/1976 L Keweenaw Bay, Mich. Dartmouth College (ECAC)
2 Amy Coelho D 5-8 (172) 154 (69) 5/24/1975 R Noth Truro, Mass. Concordia Univ. (WHAC)
4 Angela Ruggiero D 5-9 (175) 190 (86) 1/3/1980 R Harrison Township, Mich. Harvard Univ. (ECAC)
6 Karyn Bye F 5-8 (172) 165 (75) 5/18/1971 R River Falls, Wis. U.S. Women's Select Team
7 Sue Merz D 5-5 (165) 150 (68) 4/10/1972 L Greenwich, Conn. U.S. Women's Select Team
8 Tara Mounsey D 5-6 (168) 150 (68) 3/12/1978 L Concord, N.H. Brown Univ. (ECAC)
10 Brandy Fisher F 5-5 (165) 150 (68) 10/28/1975 R Colton, N.Y. Univ. of New Hampshire (HEA)
12 Jenny Schmidgall F 5-4 (163) 146 (66) 1/12/1979 L Edina, Minn. Univ. of Minnesota (WCHA)
15 Shelley Looney F 5-5 (165) 146 (66) 1/21/1972 L Brownstown Township, Mich. U.S. Women's Select Team
17 Krissy Wendell F 5-7 (170) 154 (69) 9/12/1981 L Brooklyn Park, Minn. Park Center High School
18 Alana Blahoski F 5-7 (170) 126 (57) 4/29/1974 R St. Paul, Minn. U.S. Women's Select Team
19 Stephanie O'Sullivan F 5-7 (170) 150 (68) 7/30/1971 L Dorchester, Mass. U.S. Women's National Team
20 Katie King F 5-9 (175) 170 (77) 5/24/1975 L Salem, N.H. U.S. Women's Select Team
21 Cammi Granato F 5-7 (170) 141 (64) 3/25/1971 R Downers Grove, Ill. U.S. Women's Select Team
22 Natalie Darwitz F 5-3 (160) 134 (61) 10/13/1983 R Eagan, Minn. Eagan High School
24 Chris Bailey D 5-6 (168) 161 (73) 2/5/1972 L Marietta, N.Y. U.S. Women's Select Team
25 Tricia Dunn F 5-8 (172) 146 (66) 4/25/1974 L Derry, N.H. U.S. Women's Select Team
34 Erin Whitten G 5-5 (165) 161 (73) 10/10/1971 R Glens Falls, N.Y. U.S. Women's National Team

1999 Women's World Championship Printable Roster

1999 Results

DATE OPPONENT RESULT
8-Mar Russia W, 10-2
9-Mar Sweden W, 11-0
11-Mar China W, 6-0
13-Mar Finland (Semifinals) W, 3-1
14-Mar Canada (Gold Medal Game) L, 1-3

Tournament Awards

Player
Sue Merz Forward
Jenny Potter Forward