2014 Women's Hockey Champions Challenge I

The 2014 Women's Hockey Champions Challenge I was the 8th and last edition of the field hockey championship for women. It was held from 27 April to 4 May 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. The tournament doubled as the qualifier to the 2016 Champions Trophy as the winner earned an automatic berth to compete.[1]

2014 FIH Women's
Champions Challenge I
2014 FIH Women's Champions Challenge I Logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryScotland
CityGlasgow
Teams8
Venue(s)Glasgow National Hockey Centre
Final positions
Champions United States (1st title)
Runner-up Ireland
Third place South Africa
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored86 (3.58 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Park Mi-Hyun
United States Katie O'Donnell (5 goals)
Best playerIreland Megan Frazer
2012 (previous)

The United States won the tournament for the first time after defeating Ireland 3–1 in the final, earning an automatic berth at the 2016 Champions Trophy after their absence in the previous fifteen editions.[2] South Africa won the third place match by defeating Spain 1–0.

QualificationEdit

The following eight teams announced by the FIH competed in this tournament.[3][4]

ResultsEdit

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+01:00)[5]

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   South Korea 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7
2   Belgium 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 6
3   Scotland 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
4   India 3 0 0 3 2 13 −11 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
27 April 2014
14:30
Belgium   2–1   Scotland
Van Lindt   39'
Nelen   53'
Report Bell   14'
Umpires:
Chen Hong (CHN)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
27 April 2014
16:30
South Korea   4–2   India
Park M.   14'
Kim J.   24'
Cheon E.   28'
Lee Y.   42'
Report Kataria   12'
Poonam   69'
Umpires:
Maggie Giddens (USA)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)

28 April 2014
19:00
India   0–4   Scotland
Report Kidd   30'
Maguire   33'
Bunce   41'
Ward   66'
Umpires:
Liu Xiaoying (CHN)
Fanneke Alkemade (NED)
28 April 2014
21:00
Belgium   1–2   South Korea
De Groof   49' Report Park M.   27'52'
Umpires:
Stephanie Judefind (USA)
Amber Church (NZL)

30 April 2014
14:00
South Korea   2–2   Scotland
Kim O.   12'
Kim J.   57'
Report Clement   30'49'
Umpires:
Gabriele Schmitz (GER)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
30 April 2014
16:00
India   0–5   Belgium
Report Simons   33'
Boon   38'
Versavel   41'
Puvrez   64'
Van Lindt   69'
Umpires:
Emi Yamada (JPN)
Maggie Giddens (USA)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   United States 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
2   South Africa 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
3   Spain 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
4   Ireland 3 0 2 1 4 7 −3 2
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
27 April 2014
10:00
United States   3–1   Spain
O'Donnell   30'
Vittese   47'
Gonzalez   55'
Report Riera   62'
Umpires:
Amber Church (NZL)
Fanneke Alkemade (NED)
27 April 2014
12:00
South Africa   2–2   Ireland
Damons   11'
Chamberlain   49'
Report Carroll   44'
O'Flynn   58'
Umpires:
Liu Xiaoying (CHN)
Stephanie Judefind (USA)

28 April 2014
14:00
South Africa   2–1   United States
Deetlefs   45'
Plessis   50'
Report O'Donnell   12'
Umpires:
Emi Yamada (JPN)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
28 April 2014
16:00
Spain   2–2   Ireland
Magaz   10'
Riera   13'
Report Beatty   62'66'
Umpires:
Gabriele Schmitz (GER)
Maggie Giddens (USA)

30 April 2014
09:30
Spain   1–1   South Africa
Gómez   26' Report Deetlefs   33'
Umpires:
Amber Church (NZL)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
30 April 2014
11:30
United States   3–0   Ireland
Nichols   7'
Sharkey   18'
O'Donnell   24'
Report
Umpires:
Liu Xiaoying (CHN)
Chen Hong (CHN)

Second roundEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
1 May 2014
 
 
  South Korea1
 
3 May 2014
 
  Ireland2
 
  Ireland2
 
1 May 2014
 
  South Africa1
 
  South Africa2
 
4 May 2014
 
  Scotland1
 
  Ireland1
 
1 May 2014
 
  United States3
 
  Belgium1 (2)
 
3 May 2014
 
  Spain (p.s.o)1 (3)
 
  Spain1
 
1 May 2014
 
  United States3 Third place match
 
  United States1
 
4 May 2014
 
  India0
 
  South Africa1
 
 
  Spain0
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

1 May 2014
13:00
South Korea   1–2   Ireland
Han   49' Report Mullan   3'
O'Flanagan   57'
Umpires:
Emi Yamada (JPN)
Gabriele Schmitz (GER)

1 May 2014
15:15
Belgium   1–1   Spain
Gerniers   31' Report Ybarra   6'
Penalties
De Scheemaekere  
Nelen  
De Groof  
Gerniers  
Raes  
Gerniers  
2–3   Bonastre
  Magaz
  Riera
  Salvatella
  Pérez
  Magaz
Umpires:
Liu Xiaoying (CHN)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)

1 May 2014
18:00
South Africa   2–1   Scotland
Russell   1'38' Report Maguire   64'
Umpires:
Fanneke Alkemade (NED)
Stephanie Judefind (USA)

1 May 2014
20:15
United States   1–0   India
Dawson   59' Report
Umpires:
Amber Church (NZL)
Chen Hong (CHN)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
CrossoverFifth place match
 
      
 
3 May 2014
 
 
  South Korea3
 
4 May 2014
 
  Scotland2
 
  South Korea (p.s.o)1 (2)
 
3 May 2014
 
  Belgium1 (1)
 
  Belgium4
 
 
  India2
 
Seventh place match
 
 
4 May 2014
 
 
  Scotland4
 
 
  India3
CrossoverEdit
3 May 2014
09:00
South Korea   3–2   Scotland
Cheon S.   3'
Park M.   50'
Kim D.   53'
Report Wyllie   7'
Ralph   65'
Umpires:
Gabriele Schmitz (GER)
Fanneke Alkemade (NED)

3 May 2014
11:15
Belgium   4–2   India
De Vos   20'
Sinia   28'60'
Versavel   45'
Report Poonam   25'
Monika   44'
Umpires:
Stephanie Judefind (USA)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Seventh and eighth placeEdit
4 May 2014
10:30
Scotland   4–3   India
Bunce   44'67'
Wyllie   64'
Clement   68'
Report Goyal   46'
Minz   51'
Navneet   63'
Umpires:
Maggie Giddens (USA)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Fifth and sixth placeEdit
4 May 2014
12:45
South Korea   1–1   Belgium
Park M.   52' Report De Vos   49'
Penalties
Park M.  
Kim D.  
Cho E.  
Cheon E.  
2–1   Gerniers
  De Scheemaekere
  De Groof
  Nelen
  Raes
Umpires:
Emi Yamada (JPN)
Stephanie Judefind (USA)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

Semi-finalsEdit
3 May 2014
14:00
Ireland   2–1   South Africa
Frazer   16'
Evans   46'
Report Evans   8'
Umpires:
Maggie Giddens (USA)
Chen Hong (CHN)

3 May 2014
16:15
Spain   1–3   United States
Riera   56' Report O'Donnell   10'
Sharkey   12'
Witmer   33'
Umpires:
Emi Yamada (JPN)
Liu Xiaoying (CHN)
Third and fourth placeEdit
4 May 2014
15:30
South Africa   1–0   Spain
Chamberlain   67' Report
Umpires:
Amber Church (NZL)
Chen Hong (CHN)
FinalEdit
4 May 2014
17:45
Ireland   1–3   United States
Smyth   3' Report Selenski   25'
Nichols   35'
O'Donnell   48'
Umpires:
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Fanneke Alkemade (NED)

AwardsEdit

The following awards were presented at the conclusion of the tournament:[6]

Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorers Goalkeeper of the Tournament Young Player of the Tournament
  Megan Frazer   Park Mi-Hyun
  Katie O'Donnell
  Emma Gray   Emily Wold

StatisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

As per statistical convention in field hockey, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
    United States 6 5 0 1 14 5 +9 15 Qualified for 2016 Champions Trophy
    Ireland 6 2 2 2 9 12 −3 8
    South Africa 6 3 2 1 9 7 +2 11
4   Spain 6 0 3 3 6 11 −5 3
5   South Korea 6 3 2 1 13 10 +3 11
6   Belgium 6 3 2 1 14 7 +7 11
7   Scotland 6 2 1 3 14 12 +2 7
8   India 6 0 0 6 7 22 −15 0
Source: FIH

GoalscorersEdit

There were 86 goals scored in 24 matches, for an average of 3.58 goals per match.

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Did you know... a brief history of Champions Challenge 1". FIH. 2014-04-23. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  2. ^ "USA edge Ireland to claim gold at Champions Challenge 1 in Glasgow". FIH. 2014-05-04. Retrieved 2014-05-04.
  3. ^ "Qualification Criteria for FIH Champions Trophy and FIH Champions Challenges from 2012 onwards" (PDF). International Hockey Federation. FIH.ch. Retrieved 2014-05-03.
  4. ^ "Hockey Champions Challenge 1 in Malaysia and Scotland". FIH. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2013-08-29.
  5. ^ "FIH confirms match schedule for Women's Champions Challenge I". FIH. 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2013-12-17.
  6. ^ "USA women edge out Ireland to win Champions Challenge 1". FIH.ch. 2014-05-04. Retrieved 2014-05-05.

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