Switzerland women's national ice hockey team

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Switzerland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Eisgenossen (Enjoyed Ice)
Association Schweizerischer Eishockeyverband
Head coach Daniela Diaz
Assistants Micha Dautzenberg
Angela Frautschi
Simon Theiler
Captain Livia Altmann
Team colors               
IIHF code SUI
Switzerland national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
Ranking
Current IIHF 6 Decrease 2
Highest IIHF 3 (2014)
Lowest IIHF 9 (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)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 15 (first in 1990)
Best result 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze (2012)
Olympics
Appearances 3 (first in 2006)
Medals Bronze medal.svg Bronze (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
176–126–27
Switzerland women's national ice hockey team
Medal record
IIHF World Women's Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2012 United States

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[edit]

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

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
  • 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]

Roster for the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship.[3]

Head coach: Daniela Diaz

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
3 D Sarah Forster 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1993-03-19) March 19, 1993 (age 24) Switzerland HC Université Neuchâtel
6 D Céline Abgottspon 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 76 kg (168 lb) (1995-11-24) November 24, 1995 (age 21) Switzerland HC Lugano
7 F Lara Stalder 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (1994-05-15) May 15, 1994 (age 22) United States Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
9 D Shannon Sigrist 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (1999-04-20) April 20, 1999 (age 18) Switzerland ZSC Lions
11 D Sabrina ZollingerA 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1993-03-27) March 27, 1993 (age 24) Switzerland ZSC Lions
12 F Lisa Rüedi 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (2000-11-03) November 3, 2000 (age 16) Switzerland EHC Dübendorf
14 F Evelina RaselliA 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1992-05-03) May 3, 1992 (age 24) Switzerland HC Lugano
15 F Monika Waidacher 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1990-07-09) July 9, 1990 (age 26) Switzerland ZSC Lions
18 F Tess Allemann 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (1998-04-07) April 7, 1998 (age 19) Switzerland SCL Tigers
19 D Christine Meier 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1986-05-24) May 24, 1986 (age 30) Switzerland ZSC Lions
21 D Laura Benz 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (1992-08-25) August 25, 1992 (age 24) Switzerland ZSC Lions
22 D Livia AltmannC 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1994-12-13) December 13, 1994 (age 22) United States Colgate Univ.
23 D Nicole Bullo 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 55 kg (121 lb) (1987-07-18) July 18, 1987 (age 29) Switzerland HC Lugano
24 F Isabel Waidacher 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 56 kg (123 lb) (1994-07-25) July 25, 1994 (age 22) Switzerland ZSC Lions
25 F Alina Müller 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (1998-03-12) March 12, 1998 (age 19) Switzerland Kloten Flyers
26 F Dominique Rüegg 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 72 kg (159 lb) (1996-02-05) February 5, 1996 (age 21) Switzerland ZSC Lions
28 F Rahel Enzler 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (2000-07-30) July 30, 2000 (age 16) Switzerland HC Innerschwyz Future
29 G Janine Alder 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (1995-07-05) July 5, 1995 (age 21) United States St. Cloud State Univ.
31 G Andrea Brändli 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1997-06-05) June 5, 1997 (age 19) Switzerland Young Lions Hockey Thurgau
41 G Florence Schelling 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1989-03-09) March 9, 1989 (age 28) Sweden Linköpings HC
63 F Anja Stiefel 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (1990-08-09) August 9, 1990 (age 26) Sweden Luleå HF
88 F Phoebe Staenz 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1994-01-07) January 7, 1994 (age 23) United States Yale Univ.
92 F Sandra Thalmann 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) (1992-12-18) December 18, 1992 (age 24) Switzerland SC Reinach

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