April 11, 2011

Six from N.E. on Women's World Championship roster

Staff Report

Kacey Bellamy (photo: Getty)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Six players from New England were chosen for the final U.S. roster for the Women’s World Championship, which will be held in Switzerland later this month.

Forward Meghan Duggan of Danvers, Mass., who recently won the Patty Kazmaier Award and a third national championship with Wisconsin, headlines a group of forwards that also includes her teammate, Hilary Knight (Hanover, N.H.), and veteran Julie Chu (Fairfield, Conn.)

On defense, Team USA boasts veterans Caitlin Cahow (Branford, Conn.) and Kacey Bellamy (Westfield, Mass.,), as well as goalie Molly Schaus (Natick, Mass./Boston College).

In addition, making the team were Boston College product Kelli Stack, Harvard defenseman Josephine Pucci and alum Angela Ruggiero, and forward Kendall Coyne, a prep standout at Berkshire School.

Team USA recently split two exhibition games with Canada as it gears up for the Worlds. It’s first game is April 17 against Slovakia.