Six Sabres Selected for U.S. Under-18 Women’s Team

FARIBAULT, MINN. - On Friday, six Sabres were announced as part of the 2018 U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team that will compete at the 2018 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship in Dmitrov, Russia this January.

Hannah Bilka ‘19, Hadley Hartmetz ‘19, Casey O’Brien ‘20, Gracie Ostertag ‘18, Ally Simpson ‘19, and Makenna Webster ‘20 will suit up in the red, white, and blue beginning on January 6 when Team USA opens the tournament against Sweden in the preliminary round.

Ostertag and Simpson, who both competed with Team USA in last year’s IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship, will look to help the U.S. capture its fourth straight gold medal at the tournament. The championship game will be held on January 13.