Austria women's national ice hockey team

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Austria
Nickname(s) The Lady Eagles
Association Österreichischer Eishockeyverband
General Manager Martin Kogler
Head coach Pekka Hamalainen
Assistants Jyri Kuivala
Mika Vaarala
Captain Denise Altmann
Most games Esther Kantor (92)
Top scorer Denise Altmann (85)
Most points Denise Altmann (162)
IIHF code AUT
IIHF ranking 13 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 12 (2013)
Lowest IIHF ranking 26 (2004)
First international
 Hungary 4–1 Austria 
Villach, Austria; March 31, 2001
Biggest win
 Austria 14–0 Romania 
Graz, Austria; March 19, 2004
Biggest defeat
  Switzerland 10–2 Austria 
Romanshorn, Switzerland; December 18, 2009
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 7 (first in 2009)
Best result 12th (2011, 2012)
International record (W–L–T)
51–72–5

The Austrian national women's ice hockey team represents Austria at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships and is controlled by Österreichischer Eishockeyverband. Austria has 644 female players in 2011.[1]

Current roster 2011[edit]

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Goaltenders
Number Player Club
1 Nina Geier Canada Burlington Barracudas
20 Sandra Borschke Austria Sabres Vienna
25 Theresa Hornich Austria Sabres Vienna
30 Paula Marchart Austria Vienna Flyers
35 Nicole Arnberger Austria Vienna Flyers
Defensemen
Number Player Club
2 Roxanne Schwinghammer Austria Sabres Vienna
3 Anna Schneider United States Minnesota Thoroughbreds
4 Katharina Hybler Austria Sabres Vienna
5 Sharon Hausberger Austria Eagles Salzburg
6 Martina Kness Austria Neuberg Highlanders
10 Kerstin Oberhuber Austria Eagles Salzburg
13 Lisa Zohrer Austria Eagles Salzburg
19 Eva-Maria Verworner Sweden Södertälje SK
28 Julia Kainberger Austria Zeller Eisbären
Forwards
Number player Club
7 Ildiko Hofbrauer Austria Eagles Salzburg
8 Monika Vlcek Austria Vienna Flyers
11 Victoria Hummel Austria Sabres Vienna
12 Claudia Wirl Austria Eagles Salzburg
14 Martina Bacher Austria Villach
15 Janine Weber Austria Sabres Vienna
16 Eva-Maria Scharzler Switzerland ZSC Lions Zurich
17 Charlotte Wittich Austria Vienna Flyers
18 Marlene Brunner Austria Eagles Salzburg
21 Sonja Ban Austria Eagles Salzburg
22 Denise Altmann Sweden Linköpings HC
23 Esther Kantor Austria Sabres Vienna
24 Virginia Ernst Sweden Södertälje SK
26 Nadine Ullrich Austria Sabres Vienna
27 Anna Meixner Austria Sabres Vienna
29 Julia Willenshofer Austria Neuberg Highlanders

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Coaching staff 2011[edit]

[4]

  • General Manager: Martin Kogler
  • Head Coach: Miroslav Berek
  • Assistant Coach: Marcel Sakac
  • Assistant Coach: Markus Lackner
  • Team Leader: Josef Schwarzler
  • Physiotherapist: Konrad Amann
  • Physiotherapist:Wolfgang Matscheko
  • Equipment Manager: Gerhard Oberhuber
  • Team Staff: Monika Knoppel
  • Team Staff:Elfriede Verworner

Olympic record[edit]

The women's team of Austria has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World Championship record[edit]

The Austrian team participated in the World championship for the first time in 2004 (in Division III). That same year, Austria was promoted to Division II. They remained there until their promotion to Division I further to the world championship 2008. Their best performance was 13th place at the World championship of 2009.

Year Finish Div rank
2004 Finished in 22nd place 1st in Division III and promoted to Division II
2005 Finished in 19th place 5th in Division II
2007 Finished in 19th place 4th in Division II
2008 Finished in 16th place 1st in division II and promoted to Division I
2009 Finished in 13th place 4th in Division I
2011 Finished in 12th place 4th in Division I
2012 Finished in 12th place 4th in Division IA
2013 Finished in 12th place 4th in Division IA
2014 Finished in 13th place 5th in Division IA

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