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 Hämäläinen
Assistants Jyri Kuivala
Mika Väärälä
Captain Esther Kantor
Most games Esther Kantor (92)
Top scorer Denise Altmann (85)
Most points Denise Altmann (162)
IIHF code AUT
IIHF ranking 12 Increase1
Highest IIHF ranking 12 (first in 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)
55–73–5

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]

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

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

World Championship[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 12th place at the World championship of 2011 and World championship of 2012.

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
2015 Finished in 10th place 2nd in Division IA

Team[edit]

2011 Roster[edit]

[2]

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[edit]

[4]

  • General Manager: Martin Kogler
  • Head Coach: Pekka Hämäläinen
  • Assistant Coach: Jyri Kuivala
  • Assistant Coach: Mika Väärälä
  • Equipment Manager: Wolfgang Ortner
  • Physiotherapist: Ewald Moik

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