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March 17, 2011
Nine Honorees Ready To Compete for a National Championship
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ERIE, PA Nine players competing for an NCAA Women's National Collegiate Ice Hockey Championship in Erie, PA, this weekend have been honored as 2011 DIVISION I OLD TIME HOCKEY WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICAN, it was announced today by the American Hockey Coaches Association. Included among the 12 honorees are representatives of all four of this year's NCAA semifinalists: the University of Wisconsin, Cornell University, Boston University and Boston College.

Noteworthy among the selections:

Nine players have been previously honored, including Mercyhurst's Meghan Agosta who becomes the third four-time First Team All-American. Harvard's Angela Ruggiero and Jennifer Botterill were the others.

Only five players come from the United States. Six come from Canada; one from Finland.

There are six seniors, two juniors and four sophomores.

Cornell and Wisconsin led the way with three honorees each.

Five selections came from the WCHA, three each from the ECAC and Hockey East, and one from the CHA.

The OLD TIME HOCKEY ALL-AMERICAN ICE HOCKEY TEAMS are sponsored by Old Time Hockey, a leader in the design, manufacture and sale of hockey-themed apparel, and chosen by members of the AMERICAN HOCKEY COACHES ASSOCIATION.

First Team
Second Team
Molly Schaus, SR, Boston College%
(Natick, MA)
Noora Raty, SO, Minnesota*
(Espoo, Finland)
Laura Fortino, SO, Cornell*
(Hamilton, ON)
Lauriane Rougeau, SO, Cornell#
(Beaconsfield, PQ)
Jocelyne Larocque, SR, Minnesota-Duluth@
(St. Anne, MB)
Catherine Ward. SR, Boston University
(Montreal, PQ)
Meghan Agosta, SR, Mercyhurst@$&
(Ruthven, ON)
Brianna Decker, SO, Wisconsin
(Dousman, WI)
Meghan Duggan, SR, Wisconsin
(Danvers, MA)
Rebecca Johnston, JR, Cornell%
(Sudbury, ON)
Hilary Knight, JR, Wisconsin@
(Sun Valley, ID)
Kelli Stack, SR, Boston College%
(Brooklyn Heights, OH)
*First Team in 2010; # Second Team in 2010; @ First Team in 2009; % Second Team in 2009; $ First Team in 2008; & First Team in 2007



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