Jincy Dunne, a high school student from O’Fallon, Missouri could make the 2014 USA Hockey Team. Courtesy of O’Fallon TV (produced Summmer 2013)
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Like many other teenage drivers, Jincy Dunne is still learning the finer points of operating a vehicle.
“My parents were a little nervous about me driving in Boston, but I’m getting better,” the 16-year-old said.
Unlike many other teenagers, Dunne was recently followed by a film crew from Nickelodeon. That’s because she is vying for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Women’s Team that will compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games in February.
Lindenwood women’s hockey head coach Vince O’Mara announced today that Samantha Ullrich has been hired to fill out the Lady Lions’ coaching staff for the 2013-14 season.
Ullrich brings four years of College Hockey America (CHA) experience to Lindenwood after being a four-year letterwinner at Robert Morris from 2005-09. She was a defenseman for the Colonials and played in 130 games in her career. She had five goals and 32 assists over her four seasons at Robert Morris, and she helped the program improve its record all four years that she was on the roster.
Of the 25 players, 12 have previously represented the U.S. in the Olympic Winter Games, including three-time Olympian Julie Chu (Fairfield, Conn.). Members of the team range in age from 16-31, with Jincy Dunne (O’Fallon, Mo.) the youngest player and Chu the oldest. In total, the rostered players have represented the U.S. in 1,384 games in international competitions between 1999 and 2013.
Earlier this month, 15-year-old Jincy Dunne took a spill while playing with the boys high school team at Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis. While cutting across the ice in a game, she collided with another player and sustained a concussion, forcing her off the ice.
USA Hockey today announced the 22 players that will comprise the U.S. National Women’s Under-18 Team that will play a three-game series against Canada, August 16-19 at the National Sports Center’s Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minn.
Lindenwood women’s ice hockey head coach Vince O’Mara announced his recruiting class. Six freshmen and two transfers will join the Lady Lions for the 2012-13 season.
Lindenwood University of St. Charles, Mo. is in the midst of an ambitious endeavor, transitioning 27 of its athletic programs to compete at the NCAA level. Most of these sports will be contested in Division-II, but women’s hockey is one of three that will play in Division-I.
Robert DeGregorio, Commissioner for College Hockey America (CHA), announced today that the Lindenwood University women’s hockey team has officially submitted an application to the CHA for admission to the conference for the 2012-13 season.