Switzerland women's national ice hockey team

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Switzerland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Eisgenossen (Enjoyed Ice)
Association Schweizerischer Eishockeyverband
General Manager Peter Luthi
Head coach René Kammerer
Assistants Daniel Meier
Captain Julia Marty
IIHF code SUI
IIHF ranking 3 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 3 (2014)
Lowest IIHF ranking 9 (first in 2003)
Team colors               
Switzerland national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
First international
 Canada 10–0 Switzerland 
(North York, Toronto, or Mississauga, Canada; April 21, 1987)
Biggest win
 Switzerland 21–2 France 
(Basel, Switzerland; December 29, 1989)
Biggest defeat
 United States 17–0 Switzerland 
(Tampere, Finland; April 20, 1992)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 12 (first in 1990)
Best result 3rd (2012)
Olympics
Appearances 3 (first in 2006)
Medals Bronze medal.svg Bronze: 2014
International record (W–L–T)
171–123–26
Switzerland women's national ice hockey team
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for   Switzerland
IIHF World Women's Championships
Bronze 2012 United States Team

The Swiss women's national ice hockey team represents Switzerland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by the Schweizerischer Eishockeyverband. Switzerland is currently ranked 5th in the world in women's ice hockey. Switzerland has 1043 female players at 2011.[1][2]

Olympic record[edit]

  • 1998Did not participate
  • 2002Did not participate
  • 2006 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2010 – Finished in 5th place
  • 20143rd Won Bronze Medal

World Championship record[edit]

  • 1990 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1992 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1997 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 8th place (Demoted to Division I)
  • 2000 – Finished in 10th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, Promoted to Top Division)
  • 2004 – Finished in 8th place (Demoted to Division I)
  • 2005 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, Promoted to Top Division)
  • 2007 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 4th place
  • 2009 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 6th place
  • 20123rd Won Bronze Medal
  • 2013 – Finished in 6th place

European Championship record[edit]

  • 1989 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1991 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 5th place
  • 19953rd Won Bronze Medal
  • 1996 – Finished in 5th place

Olympic roster 2014[edit]

The following is the Swiss roster in the women's ice hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics.[3][4]

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2013–14 team
1 G Alder, JanineJanine Alder 161 cm (5 ft 3 in) 700153000000000000053 kg (117 lb) 5 July 1995 Urnäsch Switzerland EHC Winterthur (Elite Jr. B)
2 F Nabholz, KatrinKatrin Nabholz 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 700156000000000000056 kg (123 lb) 3 April 1986 Zürich Switzerland ZSC Lions (LKA)
3 D Forster, SarahSarah Forster 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700155000000000000055 kg (121 lb) 19 May 1993 Berneck Switzerland HC Ajoie (Elite Jr. B)
6 D Marty, JuliaJulia Marty 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700169000000000000069 kg (152 lb) 16 April 1988 Rothenthurm Sweden Linkopings HC (RIKS)
7 F Stalder, LaraLara Stalder 166 cm (5 ft 5 in) 700160000000000000060 kg (130 lb) 15 May 1994 Lucerne United States Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs (NCAA)
9 F Marty, StefanyStefany Marty 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 700172000000000000072 kg (159 lb) 16 April 1988 Rothenthurm Sweden Linkopings HC (RIKS)
10 D Bullo, NicoleNicole Bullo 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) 700156000000000000056 kg (123 lb) 18 July 1987 Claro Switzerland HC Lugano (LKA)
11 D Frautschi, AngelaAngela Frautschi 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700173000000000000073 kg (161 lb) 5 June 1987 Saanen Switzerland ZSC Lions (LKA)
13 F Benz, SaraSara Benz 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 700155000000000000055 kg (121 lb) 25 August 1992 Kloten Switzerland ZSC Lions (LKA)
14 F Raselli, EvelinaEvelina Raselli 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700164000000000000064 kg (141 lb) 3 May 1992 Poschiavo Switzerland HC Lugano (LKA)
16 F Waidacher, NinaNina Waidacher 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700165000000000000065 kg (143 lb) 23 August 1992 Arosa United States St. Scholastica Saints (NCAA)
17 F Lutz, JessicaJessica Lutz 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700165000000000000065 kg (143 lb) 24 May 1989 Thal United States Ronin (KCIHL)
21 D Benz, LauraLaura Benz 172 cm (5 ft 8 in) 700163000000000000063 kg (139 lb) 25 August 1992 Kloten Switzerland ZSC Lions (LKA)
22 D Altmann, LiviaLivia Altmann 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 700164000000000000064 kg (141 lb) 13 December 1994 Glarus Süd Switzerland ZSC Lions (LKA)
25 F Muller, AlinaAlina Müller 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) 700150000000000000050 kg (110 lb) 12 March 1998 Lengnau Switzerland EHC Winterthur (Novizen Elite)
28 G Anthamatten, SophieSophie Anthamatten 171 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700172000000000000072 kg (159 lb) 26 July 1991 Saas-Grund Switzerland EHC Saastal (1. Liga)
41 G Schelling, FlorenceFlorence Schelling 174 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700165000000000000065 kg (143 lb) 9 March 1989 Schaffhausen Switzerland EHC Bülach (1. Liga)
61 F Eggimann, RomyRomy Eggimann 157 cm (5 ft 2 in) 700154000000000000054 kg (119 lb) 29 September 1995 Sumiswald Switzerland HC Lugano (LKA)
63 F Stiefel, AnjaAnja Stiefel 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) 700160000000000000060 kg (130 lb) 9 August 1990 Wil Switzerland HC Lugano (LKA)
88 F Stanz, PhoebePhoebe Stanz 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 700162000000000000062 kg (137 lb) 7 January 1994 Zetzwil United States Yale Bulldogs (NCAA)
92 D Thalmann, SandraSandra Thalmann 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 700168000000000000068 kg (150 lb) 18 December 1992 Basel Switzerland SC Reinach (LKA)

Team Official at Olympics 2014[edit]

  • Head Coach: Rene Kammerer
  • Assistant Coach: Daniel Meier
  • Team Leader: Philipp Steiner
  • Head Equipment Manager: Beat Mosli
  • Team Doctor: Dr. Lukas Weisskopf
  • Technical Official: Peter Luthi
  • Physiotherapist: Beat Frank
  • Media Manager: Alex Keller

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.winih.com/countries/switzerland
  2. ^ IIHF, http://www.iihf.com/iihf-home/countries/switzerland.html
  3. ^ "Ice Hockey - Switzerland Teams (Women)". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. Archived from the original on 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Team roster Switzerland

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