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Maschmeyer Selected by Hockey Canada for IIHF Women’s World Championship

Maschmeyer Selected by Hockey Canada for IIHF Women’s World Championship

Maschmeyer is the second Harvard player to be selected for the event in March (Hockey Canada).

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia – Senior captain Emerance Maschmeyer has been selected to Canada's national team roster for the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships, announced by Hockey Canada on Monday. The event will take place March 28-April 4 in Kamloops, British Columbia.

Maschmeyer has been a staple for Hockey Canada in 2015-16, and served as the starting goaltender for the 4 Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden. At the tournament last November, Maschmeyer recorded 73 saves in three starts, tallying a 1.67 goals-against average and .936 save percentage. The Bruderheim, Alberta native was also selected to the Canada National Women's Development Team for the three-game series with Team USA (U-22) this past summer.

Maschmeyer is Harvard's all-time leader in career saves with 2,538, and ranks second in career save percentage (.940) and goals-against average (1.65). The netminder and Hockey Canada were drawn in group A with Canada, Russia and the United States, and will open against Team USA on March 28 at the Sandman Centre.

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