Belgium women's national ice hockey team

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Belgium
Association Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation
General Manager Hubertus van Grinsven
Head coach Tim Vos
Assistants Sven Van Buren
Captain Sibylle Morel-de Westgaver
Most games Leen de Decker (53)
Nadine Leirs (53)
Most points Sara Verpoest (39)
Team colors                    
IIHF code BEL
Ranking
Current IIHF 36 Decrease5
Highest IIHF 21 (2003)
Lowest IIHF 36 (2016)
First international
 Netherlands 5–2 Belgium 
(Geleen, Netherlands; 5 January 2000)
Biggest win
 Belgium 10–1 South Africa 
(Sheffield, Great Britain; 7 March 2007)
Biggest defeat
 Netherlands 13–0 Belgium 
(Newcastle, Australia; 3 February 2011)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 10 (first in 2000)
Best result 20th (2000)
International record (W–L–T)
21–52–4

The Belgian women's national ice hockey team represents Belgium at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Royal Belgian Ice Hockey Federation. As of 2011, Belgium has 83 female players.[1] The Belgian women's national team is ranked 27th in the world.

Results[edit]

World Championships[edit]

In 2000 the Belgian team was the first time involved in the World Championship competition.

  • 2000 – Finished in 20th place
  • 2001 – Finished in 22nd place
  • 2003 – Finished in 23rd place (3rd in Division III)
  • 2004 – Finished in 25th place (4th in Division III)
  • 2005 – Finished in 23rd place (3rd in Division III)
  • 2007 – Finished in 24th place (3rd in Division III)
  • 2008 – Finished in 25th place (4th in Division III)
  • 2009 – Division III canceled[2]
  • 2011 – Finished in 25th place (6th in Division IIA, Relegated to Division IIB)
  • 2012 – Finished in 31st place (5th in Division IIB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 31st place (5th in Division IIB)
  • 2014 – Finished in 31st place (5th in Division IIB)
  • 2015 – Finished in 32nd place (6th in Division IIB, Relegated to Division IIB Qualification)
  • 2017 – Finished in 34th place (2nd in Division IIB Qualification)

2011 roster[edit]

[3]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
20 Kirsten Schonwetter  Germany OSC Berlin
1 Jente Vanroy  Belgium IHC Louvain
Defensemen
Number Player Club
2 Sandra Dias  Belgium Eeklo Yeti Bears
10 Emilie Kest  Belgium IHC Louvain
11 Eline Leyen  Belgium Grizzly de Liège
3 Nadege Liesens   Switzerland HC Prilly
12 Sara MommenA  Belgium Hasseltse Ijshockey Club Haskey
13 Renée De Wolf  Belgium Phantoms Deurne
Forwards
Number Player Club
23 Liesa Bosmans  Belgium IHC Louvain
22 Laetitia Buret  Belgium Grizzlys de Liège
7 Ellen Clincke  Belgium HYC Herentals
17 Lies Cranskens  Belgium Eeklo Dogs
24 Leen de DeckerCaptain  Great Britain Diamonds de Kingston
14 Sonja Frere  Belgium Grizzlys de Liège
6 Isabel Henderickx  Belgium HYC Herentals
8 Sibylle Morel de WestgaverA  Belgium Grizzlys de Liège
21 Sara Verpoest  Belgium Grizzlys de Liège

All-time Record against other nations[edit]

As of 14 September 2011

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Hungary 7 5 0 2 21 16
 South Africa 5 4 0 1 26 9
 Romania 3 3 0 0 16 1
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 10 6
 Spain 2 2 0 0 6 1
 Australia 4 0 1 3 6 22
 Slovenia 5 0 1 4 6 26
 Bavaria 1 0 0 1 3 7
 Slovakia 1 0 0 1 0 8
 Austria 1 0 0 1 1 10
 Croatia 2 0 0 2 1 5
 Italy 2 0 0 2 1 10
 Great Britain 5 0 0 5 5 35
 Netherlands 12 0 0 12 6 62

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