Austria women's national ice hockey team

The Austrian national women's ice hockey team represents Austria at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships and is controlled by Österreichischer Eishockeyverband. Austria has 644 female players in 2011.[2]

Austria
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Lady Eagles
AssociationÖsterreichischer Eishockeyverband
Head coachJari Risku
AssistantsFlorian Hajek
Pekka Hamalainen
CaptainAnna Meixner
Most gamesEsther Väärälä (141)
Top scorerDenise Altmann (100)
Most pointsDenise Altmann (199)
IIHF codeAUT
Ranking
Current IIHF13 Increase 1 (30 March 2022)[1]
Highest IIHF10 (2017)
Lowest IIHF26 (2004)
First international
Hungary  4–1  Austria
Villach, Austria; 31 March 2001
Biggest win
Austria  14–0  Romania
Graz, Austria; 19 March 2004
Biggest defeat
Switzerland   10–2  Austria
Romanshorn, Switzerland; 18 December 2009
World Championships
Appearances15 (first in 2009)
Best result10th (2015, 2017)
International record (W–L–T)
116–141–3

Tournament recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

The women's team of Austria has never qualified for an Olympic tournament.

World ChampionshipEdit

The Austrian team participated in the World championship for the first time in 2004 (in Division III). That same year, Austria was promoted to Division II. They remained there until their promotion to Division I further to the world championship 2008. Their best performance was 10th place at the World championship of 2015

Year Finish Div rank
2004 Finished in 22nd place 1st in Division III and promoted to Division II
2005 Finished in 19th place 5th in Division II
2007 Finished in 19th place 4th in Division II
2008 Finished in 16th place 1st in division II and promoted to Division I
2009 Finished in 13th place 4th in Division I
2011 Finished in 12th place 4th in Division I
2012 Finished in 12th place 4th in Division IA
2013 Finished in 12th place 4th in Division IA
2014 Finished in 13th place 5th in Division IA
2015 Finished in 10th place 2nd in Division IA
2016 Finished in 11th place 3rd in Division IA
2017 Finished in 10th place 2nd in Division IA
2018 Finished in 11th place 2nd in Division IA
2019 Finished in 14th place 4th in Division IA
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic[3]
2021 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic[4]
2022 Finished in 14th place 4th in Division IA

TeamEdit

2022 rosterEdit

Roster for the 2022 IIHF Women's World Championship Division I Group A.[5][6] Player age at beginning of tournament, 24 April 2022.

Head coach: Jari Risku
Assistant coaches: Florian Hajek, Pekka Hämäläinen

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
1 G Anja Adamitsch 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 53 kg (117 lb) (2001-10-16)16 October 2001 (aged 20)   EHV Lakers Kärnten
2 D Meilan Haberl 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 58 kg (128 lb) (2000-10-07)7 October 2000 (aged 21)   Yale Bulldogs
3 F Leonie Kutzer 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in) 51 kg (112 lb) (2005-03-26)26 March 2005 (aged 17)   HT Thurgau Ladies
4 F Hanna Schwarzer 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in) 45 kg (99 lb) (2005-12-16)16 December 2005 (aged 16)   DEC Salzburg Eagles
5 D Laura Leitner 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 57 kg (126 lb) (2005-04-15)15 April 2005 (aged 17)   EC KAC U16
6 F Hanna Obermayr 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (2004-07-13)13 July 2004 (aged 17)   Michigan Elite HC
7 F Theresa Schafzahl 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2000-04-12)12 April 2000 (aged 22)   Vermont Catamounts
8 F Katharina Killius 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2003-06-25)25 June 2003 (aged 18)   EHV Sabres Vienna
9 F Anna Hanser 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 56 kg (123 lb) (1997-06-23)23 June 1997 (aged 24)   EHV Sabres Vienna
10 F Anna MeixnerC 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1994-06-16)16 June 1994 (aged 27)   Brynäs IF
11 F Emma Hofbauer 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (2004-11-30)30 November 2004 (aged 17)   EC Villacher SV U18
12 D Annika FazokasA 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1997-04-06)6 April 1997 (aged 25)   DEC Salzburg Eagles
13 F Tamara Grascher 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (1994-06-13)13 June 1994 (aged 27)   ZSC Lions
14 F Anna Billa 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (2006-06-21)21 June 2006 (aged 15)   EHV Sabres Vienna
16 F Eva Beiter 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 55 kg (121 lb) (1988-12-26)26 December 1988 (aged 33)   HT Thurgau Ladies
17 D Charlotte WittichA 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1993-07-23)23 July 1993 (aged 28)   EHV Sabres Vienna
19 D Karolina Hengelmüller 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (2004-05-13)13 May 2004 (aged 17)   Okanagan Hockey Europe
21 F Lena Dauböck 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2003-06-05)5 June 2003 (aged 18)   EHV Lakers Kärnten
22 F Lena Artner 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (2005-06-14)14 June 2005 (aged 16)   EHV Sabres Vienna
23 D Antonia Matzka 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1999-02-16)16 February 1999 (aged 23)   Vermont Catamounts
24 F Anja Trummer 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2001-07-24)24 July 2001 (aged 20)   Yale Bulldogs
25 G Selma Luggin 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (2002-10-05)5 October 2002 (aged 19)   EHV Sabres Vienna

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Women's World Ranking". IIHF. 30 March 2022. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  2. ^ IIHF, http://www.iihf.com/iihf-home/countries/austria.html
  3. ^ "Women's Worlds cancelled". iihf.com. 7 March 2020.
  4. ^ "IIHF – IIHF Council announces more cancellations". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 18 November 2020.
  5. ^ "2022 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship – Team Roster: AUT - Austria". IIHF. 2022-04-23. Retrieved 2022-04-25.
  6. ^ "Damen A-Team – Kader WM Paris / Angers (Damen WM Division IA)" (PDF). Österreichischer Eishockeyverband (in German). Retrieved 2022-04-25.
  7. ^ "IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Div I Group A: Best Players Selected By The Directorate" (PDF). iihf.com. Retrieved 22 April 2021.

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