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Posted: April 14th, 2012

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Mercyhurst alumnus Meghan Agosta scored the tying goal late in the third period and assisted on the winning goal in overtime, as Canada defeated the United States 5-4 Saturday to win gold at the IIHF Women’s World Championship at Gutterson Fieldhouse.
Agosta forced overtime by scoring with 2 minutes, 38 seconds left in regulation. Then she assisted on Caroline Ouellette‘s goal 1:50 into the extra period to seal Canada’s first title in the tournament since 2007 and snap the Americans’ three-year championship run.
Agosta finished the game with a goal and two assists and the tournament with four goals and eight points in five games. Former Laker Vicki Bendus and Mercyhurst senior Bailey Bram were scoreless in the game. They finished the tournament with a point apiece.

Posted: April 14th, 2012

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Mercyhurst alumnus Meghan Agosta leads her native Canada into today’s gold-medal game against the United States at the IIHF Women’s World Championship. The game is set for 7 p.m. at Gutterson Fieldhouse.
Agosta has three goals and five points in four games. Former Laker Vicki Bendus and current Mercyhurst senior Bailey Bram have one point apiece for Canada.
Canada beat Finland 5-1 in the semifinals, while the U.S. trounced Switzerland 10-0 in the other semifinal.

Posted: April 25th, 2011

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

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