Switzerland women's national ice hockey team

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Switzerland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Eisgenossinnen
AssociationSchweizerischer Eishockeyverband
General ManagerRaeto Raffainer
Head coachDaniela Diaz
AssistantsAngela Frautschi
Steve Huard
CaptainLivia Altmann
Team colors              
IIHF codeSUI
Switzerland national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
Ranking
Current IIHF5 Increase1
Highest IIHF3 (2014)
Lowest IIHF9 (first in 2003)
First international
 Canada 10–0 Switzerland  
(North York or Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; 21 April 1987)
Biggest win
  Switzerland 21–2 France 
(Basel, Switzerland; 29 December 1989)
Biggest defeat
 United States 17–0 Switzerland  
(Tampere, Finland; 20 April 1992)
World Championships
Appearances18 (first in 1990)
Best result3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze (2012)
Olympics
Appearances3 (first in 2006)
MedalsBronze medal.svg Bronze (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
176–126–27
Switzerland women's national ice hockey team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Sochi Team
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2012 United States
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Latvia

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]

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 2006 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2010 – Finished in 5th place
  • 20143rd, bronze medalist(s) Won Bronze Medal
  • 2018 – Finished in 5th place

World Championship[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 (2nd in Division I)
  • 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, bronze medalist(s) Won Bronze Medal
  • 2013 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2015 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2016 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2017 – Finished in 7th place

European Championship[edit]

  • 1989 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1991 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 5th place
  • 19953rd, bronze medalist(s) Won Bronze Medal
  • 1996 – Finished in 5th place

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

The following is the Swiss roster for the women's ice hockey tournament at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[3][4]

Head coach: Switzerland Daniela Diaz Assistant coaches: Switzerland Angela Frautschi, Switzerland Steve Huard

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2017–18 team
1 G Janine Alder 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 5 July 1995 Urnäsch United States St. Cloud State Huskies (WCHA)
3 F Sarah Forster 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 19 May 1993 Berneck Switzerland EV Bomo Thun (SWHL A)
7 F Lara StalderA 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 15 May 1994 Lucerne Sweden Linköpings HC (SWHL)
8 D Nicole Gass 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 18 August 1993 Zürich Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
9 D Shannon Sigrist 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 20 April 1999 Hombrechtikon Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
11 D Sabrina Zollinger 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 27 March 1993 Zürich Sweden HV71 (SWHL)
12 F Lisa Rüedi 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 3 November 2000 Thusis Switzerland GCK Lions (SWHL B)
13 F Sara Benz 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 25 August 1992 Zürich Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
14 F Evelina RaselliA 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 3 May 1992 Poschiavo Switzerland HC Lugano (SWHL A)
15 F Monika Waidacher 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 9 July 1990 Zürich Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
16 F Nina Waidacher 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 23 August 1995 Arosa Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
18 F Tess Allemann 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 7 April 1998 Farnern Switzerland EV Bomo Thun (SWHL A)
19 D Christine Meier 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 12 February 1986 Zürich Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
21 D Laura Benz 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 25 August 1992 Zürich Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
22 D Livia AltmannC 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 13 December 1994 Chur United States Colgate Raiders (ECAC)
23 D Nicole Bullo 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 54 kg (119 lb) 18 July 1987 Bellinzona Switzerland HC Lugano (SWHL A)
24 F Isabel Waidacher 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 25 July 1994 Arosa Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
25 F Alina Müller 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 12 March 1998 Lengnau Switzerland ZSC Lions (NL)
26 F Dominique Rüegg 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 5 February 1996 St. Gallenkappel Switzerland ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
27 D Stefanie Wetli 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 4 February 2000 Winterthur Switzerland EHC Winterthur
31 G Andrea Brändli 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 5 June 1997 Wald Switzerland EHC Schaffhausen (SWHL C)
41 G Florence Schelling 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 9 March 1989 Zürich Sweden Linköpings HC (SWHL)
88 F Phoebe Stänz 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 7 January 1994 Zetzwil Sweden SDE Hockey (SWHL)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Winih profile
  2. ^ Profile
  3. ^ "Kader für Pyeongchang". www.srf.ch. Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen. 22 January 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  4. ^ Team Roster Switzerland

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