USA WOMEN’S NATIONAL BALL HOCKEY MASTERS TEAM BLUE ROSTER ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

WINCHENDON, Mass. – ASHI Team USA Women’s General Manager Jason Kelly (Media, PA) announced today the roster for the Women’s National Ball Hockey Masters Team Blue that will compete at the 2018 ISBHF World Ball Hockey Masters Championship Sept 26-30 in Bermuda.

Team Blue’s roster includes two members of the Women’s National Team that won the silver at the 2017 ISBHF World Championships in Pardubice, CZE – the United States first-ever medal at the tournament. The team also includes 17 members of the 2016 squads that won the silver medal at the ISBHF World Ball Hockey Masters Championship held in Banff, AB. 12 players also won silver in the inaugural women’s tournament held in Tampa, FL in 2014.

Returning players include: 2016 Masters Most Valuable Player Liane Dixon (Vineyard Haven, MA), 2016 Masters Most Valuable Goaltender Alessandra Glista (Winthrop, MA), Pam Bilger (Allentown, PA), Jessica Busch (Flint, MI), Brenda Cormier (Templeton, MA), Karen Doria (Revere, MA), Melissa Macauley (San Diego, CA), Elizabeth Marhefka (San Clemente, CA), Monica Martin (Richboro, PA), Amy Miller (Leominster, MA), Jodi Naasz (Baltimore, MD), Colleen O’Connell (Boxford, MA),  Nancy O’Halloran (Stoneham, MA), Kendra Pasciucco (Peakes, PEI), Susannah Pasquantonio (Pelham, NY), Kristen Patneaude (Dorchester, MA), Yvonne Percy (South Hadley, MA) and 2014 team member Terry Ryan (Philadelphia, PA).

The team also includes newcomers: Liz Conner (Hopedale, MA), Melanie Kramer (Pittsburgh, PA), Jess Komarek (Nashua, NH) and Courtney Semplice (Crafton, PA). Two roster spots are to be announced.

ASHI’s Womens Division general manager is Jason Kelly (Media, PA). Shawn Mulcahy (Lynn, MA), is the head coach and will be joined by assistant coaches Jason Glista (Winthrop, MA) and Paul White (Lynnfield, MA).

2018 ASHI WOMEN’S MASTERS TEAM BLUE ROSTER

First Name

Last Name

Pos

Hometown

Jessica

Busch

F

Flint, MI

Brenda

Cormier

F

Templeton, MA

Liane

Dixon

F

Vineyard Haven, MA

Karen

Doria

F

Revere, MA

Melissa

Macauley

F

San Diego, CA

Amy

Miller

F

Leominster, MA

Nancy

O’Halloran

F

Stoneham, MA

Kendra

Pasciucco

F

Peakes, PEI

Susannah

Pasquantonio

F

Pelham, NY

Kristen

Patneaude

F

Dorchester, MA

Terry

Ryan

F

Philadelphia, PA

Courtney

Semplice

F

Crafton, PA

Pamela

Bilger

D

Allentown, PA

Jessica

Komarek

D

Nashua, NH

Melanie

Kramer

D

Pittsburgh, PA

Elizabeth

Marhefka

D

San Clemente, CA

Monica

Martin

D

Richboro, PA

Jodi

Naasz

D

Baltimore, MD

Colleen

O’Connell

D

Boxford, MA

Yvonne

Percy

D

South Hadley, MA

Liz

Conner

G

Hopedale, MA

Alessandra

Glista

G

Winthrop, MA