ZURICH, Switzerland – The United States Women’s National Team scored just over 12 minutes into overtime to defeat Canada, 3-2, and win its third straight International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship Monday afternoon in Zurich, Switzerland.
Junior Kelley Steadman, who became the first Mercyhurst women’s hockey player to be named to the senior team, did not record a point but helped the Americans register 50 shots on the Canadians, who gave up three goals for the first time in the tournament. She finished the tournament with two assists and a +3 plus / minus rating.
Girard native Jen Schoullis, a rising fifth-year senior at the University of Minnesota, also played for Team USA.
Meghan Agosta was also held scoreless in the championship game after posting five assists and a +5 plus / minus rating through Canada’s first four games.
- From Mercyhurst College news release, staff report