COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – First-year Harvard hockey player Dominique Petrie has been selected to play for Team USA at the 2019 IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championship. The tournament is set to take place Jan. 6-13 in Obihiro, Japan and Team USA will be looking to secure its fifth consecutive gold medal. Petrie was also a member of the 2017 and 2018 squads that won gold in Zlin/Prerov, Czech Republic and Dmitrov, Russia respectively.
The 23-player roster features nine returning members from the 2018 team that took gold in Russia. "We have a strong core of returning players who know what it takes to succeed on the world stage, as well as some really bright, young talent and we're excited to see what they can do together," said Maura Crowell (Mansfield, Mass.), head coach of the 2019 U.S. Under-18 Women's National Team and also the head women's ice hockey coach at the University of Minnesota Duluth. "We're looking forward to what will certainly be an exciting tournament in Japan next month."
In her first five outings with the Crimson, Petrie collected four points on three goals and one assist, including two scores in the season opener against Dartmouth.
A camp will be held in Los Angeles Dec. 28-Jan. 2 before the team departs to Japan. A full schedule for the 2019 IIHF World Championships can be found here while the roster and team information can be found here.