2019/2020 New Zealand Under-18 Womens National Team Selections

By NZIHF | Posted: Monday October 21, 2019

It is with delight that the coaching staff of the New Zealand Under-18 National Women’s Team announce the travelling team selections for the 2019/2020 New Zealand Under-18 Women’s Team competing in the IIHF Women’s Under 18 Div. II Group B World Championship to be held from 28 Jan. – 2 Feb. 2020 in Mexico City, Mexico. The age group selected for this series is players born in 2002, 2003 and 2004 and 2005.

The announced selections consist of 18 skaters and 2 goaltenders.

Auckland:
Jamie Kaisser
Kate Vernal
Katya Blong

Wellington:
Samantha Heyward
Amber Metcalfe

Canterbury:
Abbegail Anderson:
Lilly Forbes (G):
Sophie Jeffries:
Alyssa Murphy:
Pippa Russek:
Brooke Whitman

Southern:
Tallulah Bryant
Breanne Byck (G)
Aliyah Christos
Caitlin Hollyer
Lily Maley
Gabby Mills
Emese Peter
Beth Scott
Anika Texley

Reserves:
Brianna Reid (Southern)
Bella Gilmour (Southern)
Emily Carr (Auckland)
Tuhi Hopa-Thomson (G) (Auckland)
Ashleigh Dickinson (G) (Southern)
Justine Berry (G) (Canterbury)
Ellie Dugdale

The coaching staff will nominate a reserve should a player withdraw from the travelling team. As well, the coaching staff reserves the right to add or withdraw a player due to injury, fitness results and/or absences.


All reserve players are expected to be fully involved in all requirements set by the coaching staff including classroom/homework sessions and fitness requirements.


Congratulations to those named to the 2019/2020 New Zealand Women’s Under-18 National Team.


Yours in ice hockey, 

Angelique Mawson 
Head Coach