Among the 124 Americans competing, five helped the U.S. to gold at the 2020 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia, including Katie Davis (Boise, Idaho/University of Minnesota Duluth), Lacey Eden (Annapolis, Md./University of Wisconsin), Amanda Thiele (Milford, Mich./Ohio State University), Clara Van Wieren (Cooperstown, N.Y./University of Minnesota Duluth) and Makenna Webster (St. Louis, Mo./University of Wisconsin).

In addition, Aerin Frankel (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y./Northeastern University), Britta Curl (Bismarck, N.D./University of Wisconsin) and Cayla Barnes (Eastvale, Calif./Boston College) were all named to the U.S. Women’s National Team that was set to compete at the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship, before the event was canceled due to COVID-19. Barnes also claimed a gold medal at the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Espoo, Finland.

Collectively, 22 states will be represented by players in the tournament, including California (5), Colorado (3), Connecticut (1), Florida (1), Idaho (1), Illinois (6), Maine (1), Maryland (2), Massachusetts (21), Michigan (8), Minnesota (30), Missouri (2), New Hampshire (1), New Jersey (2), New York (17), North Dakota (2), Ohio (4), Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island (3), Texas (3), Vermont (2) and Wisconsin (5).





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