The process for selecting USA Hockey’s U-18 women’s national team for the 2018-19 season has begun with the release of its Top 70 players being invited to the Select Camp in Biddeford, Maine. Among them are 40 former members of our 2001- and 2002-birth year Selects teams that competed in various World Selects Invitationals from 2014 to 2017.

The 40 invitees represent 14 different states, including Minnesota which is sending 11 alums and Massachusetts sending five. The complete list of invitees can be found HERE, where Selects account for half of all defensemen and 25-of-40 forwards. Josephine Bothun and Jojo Chobak are among the goalies invited to the Select Camp slated to begin June 23rd.

 

DEFENSE
Name Home State Commitment
Brooke Becker New York Providence
Lauren Bernard Ohio Clarkson
Mia Biotti Massachusetts Harvard
Josey Dunne Missouri Minnesota
Chayla Edwards Ohio Wisconsin
Hadley Hartmetz Pennsylvania Boston College
Caroline Harvey New Hampshire Wisconsin
Kailey Langefels Minnesota Ohio State
Lyndie Lobdell Illinois Penn State
Kate Monihan New Jersey Princeton
Maggie Nicholson Minnesota Minnesota
Cassidy Piersiak Massachusetts
Sophie Robinson Minnesota Dartmouth
FORWARD
Payton Anderson Colorado Northeastern
Syd Bard New York Colgate
Hannah Bilka Texas Boston College
Syd Breza Minnesota Cornell
Addie Burton Minnesota Minnesota
Mia Coene New York Princeton
Lily Delianedis Minnesota
Annmarie Fitzgerald Ohio Northeastern
Caroline Goffredo New Jersey Boston College
Elle Hartje Michigan Yale
Courtney Hyland Massachusetts Harvard
Katey Knoll New York Northeastern
Georgia Kraus Connecticut Northeastern
Syd Langseth Minnesota Minnesota State
Lacey Martin Minnesota Boston University
Abbey Murphy Illinois Minnesota
Mya Neugent Wisconsin Bemidji State
Casey O’Brien Massachusetts Wisconsin
Kaitlyn O’Donohoe Pennsylvania Colgate
Katie Pyne Massachusetts Boston College
Jess Schryver Connecticut Northeastern
Maddie Skelton Minnesota Vermont
Clara VanWieren Minnesota Minnesota Duluth
Makenna Webster Missouri Wisconsin
Kiara Zanon New York Penn State
GOALIES
Josephine Bothun Minnesota Penn State
Jojo Chobak Illinois Minnesota Duluth

A squad that will be coached by Maura Crowell — head coach of the University of Minnesota-Duluth women’s ice hockey team — USA Hockey will evaluate attendees during a seven-day camp and cut this list down before taking a smaller group to Lake Placid, New York, for final evaluation for the women’s U-18 team.

 

Our Selects program has proved to be one of the most successful avenues for North American girls that are pursuing a future in hockey at the international and collegiate levels. To learn more about our Girls Selects program click here!