Switzerland women's national ice hockey team

The Swiss women's national ice hockey team represents Switzerland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by the Schweizerischer Eishockeyverband. Switzerland is currently ranked 5th in the world in women's ice hockey. Switzerland has 1043 female players at 2011.[2][3]

Switzerland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Eisgenossinnen
AssociationSchweizerischer Eishockeyverband
General ManagerRaeto Raffainer
Head coachColin Muller
AssistantsTatjana Diener
Melanie Häfliger
Colin Muller
Simon Theiler
CaptainLivia Altmann
Team colors              
IIHF codeSUI
Switzerland national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
Ranking
Current IIHF5 Steady (24 April 2020)[1]
Highest IIHF3 (2014)
Lowest IIHF9 (first in 2003)
First international
Canada  10–0   Switzerland
(North York or Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; 21 April 1987)
Biggest win
Switzerland   21–2  France
(Basel, Switzerland; 29 December 1989)
Biggest defeat
United States  17–0   Switzerland
(Tampere, Finland; 20 April 1992)
World Championships
Appearances19 (first in 1990)
Best result3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bronze (2012)
Olympics
Appearances3 (first in 2006)
MedalsBronze medal.svg Bronze (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
176–126–27
Switzerland women's national ice hockey team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Sochi Team
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2012 United States
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Latvia

Tournament recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2006 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2010 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2014  Won Bronze Medal
  • 2018 – Finished in 5th place

World ChampionshipEdit

  • 1990 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1992 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1997 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 8th place (Demoted to Division I)
  • 2000 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in Division I)
  • 2001 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, Promoted to Top Division)
  • 2004 – Finished in 8th place (Demoted to Division I)
  • 2005 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, Promoted to Top Division)
  • 2007 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 4th place
  • 2009 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2012  Won Bronze Medal
  • 2013 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2015 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2016 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2017 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2019 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2020 – Cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic[4]

European ChampionshipEdit

  • 1989 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1991 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1995  Won Bronze Medal
  • 1996 – Finished in 5th place

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship.[5][6]

Head Coach: Daniela Diaz

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
1 G Janine Alder 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 58 kg (128 lb) (1995-07-05) 5 July 1995 (age 24)   St. Cloud State Univ.
3 D Sarah Forster 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1993-03-19) 19 March 1993 (age 27)   Brynäs IF
6 D Lara Christen 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 61 kg (134 lb) (2002-10-02) 2 October 2002 (age 17)   SC Langenthal
7 F Lara Stalder 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 (age 26)   Linköpings HC
8 F Kaleigh Quennec 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 79 kg (174 lb) (1998-02-15) 15 February 1998 (age 22)   Montreal Univ.
9 D Shannon Sigrist 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1999-04-20) 20 April 1999 (age 21)   SC Weinfelden
10 F Sabrina Zollinger 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1993-08-27) 27 August 1993 (age 26)   HV 71
11 F Sinja Leemann 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2002-04-19) 19 April 2002 (age 18)   SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
12 F Lisa Rüedi 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (2000-11-03) 3 November 2000 (age 19)   ZSC Lions
14 F Evelina Raselli 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 28)   SC Reinach
16 D Nicole Vallario 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2001-08-30) 30 August 2001 (age 18)   HC Lugano
17 F Jessica Schlegel 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 77 kg (170 lb) (2000-08-20) 20 August 2000 (age 19)   ZSC Lions
18 D Stefanie Wetli 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2000-02-04) 4 February 2000 (age 20)   EHC Winterthur
20 G Andrea Brändli 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1997-06-05) 5 June 1997 (age 22)   Ohio State Univ.
21 F Rahel Enzler 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2000-07-30) 30 July 2000 (age 19)   SC Reinach
22 D Livia AltmannC 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-12-13) 13 December 1994 (age 25)   Colgate Univ.
23 D Nicole Bullo 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 54 kg (119 lb) (1987-07-18) 18 July 1987 (age 32)   HC Lugano
24 F Isabel WaidacherA 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 55 kg (121 lb) (1994-07-25) 25 July 1994 (age 25)   Djurgårdens IF Hockey
25 F Alina Müller 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 22)   Northeastern Huskies Univ.
26 F Dominique RüeggA 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 75 kg (165 lb) (1996-02-05) 5 February 1996 (age 24)   ZSC Lions
29 G Saskia Maurer 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (2001-07-29) 29 July 2001 (age 18)   HC Dragon Thun
87 F Noemi Ryhner 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2000-04-24) 24 April 2000 (age 20)   EV Zug
88 F Phoebe Staenz 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1994-01-07) 7 January 1994 (age 26)   HC Lugano

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Women's World Ranking". IIHF. 24 April 2020. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. ^ Winih profile
  3. ^ Profile
  4. ^ "Women's Worlds cancelled". iihf.com. 7 March 2020.
  5. ^ "A-Nati: WM-Aufgebot für Finnland bekannt". frauennati.ch. 6 March 2019.
  6. ^ 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship roster

External linksEdit