Harmon Named to US Olympic Team
USA Hockey Unveils Roster For 2022 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– USA Hockey announced the final roster for its 2022 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team that will compete in February at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. For the first time in program history, Clarkson will have a member on Team USA, as Savannah Harmon was named as one of the seven Defense on the roster.
Of the 23 players on the roster, 15 have prior Olympic experience, including Cayla Barnes (Eastvale, Calif./2018), Megan Bozek (Buffalo Grove, Ill./2014), Hannah Brandt (Vadnais Heights, Minn./2018), Dani Cameranesi (Plymouth, Minn./2018), Alex Carpenter (North Reading, Mass./2014), Alex Cavallini (Delafield, Wis./2018), Kendall Coyne Schofield (Palos Heights, Ill./2018, 2014), Brianna Decker (Dousman, Wis./2018, 2014), Nicole Hensley (Lakewood, Colo./2018), Megan Keller (Farmington, Mich./2018), Amanda Kessel (Madison, Wis./2018, 2014), Hilary Knight, (Sun Valley, Idaho/2018, 2014, 2010), Kelly Pannek (Plymouth, Minn./2018), Maddie Rooney (Andover, Minn./2018) and Lee Stecklein (Roseville, Minn./2018, 2014).
“Naming an Olympic team is always a momentous occasion and we’re thrilled to take this next step on our journey,” said Katie Million, general manager of the 2022 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team. “The players have consistently worked hard and battled through adversity in the last three months, and we’re confident in the talent and energy they bring to the ice as we look to take home gold in Beijing.”
“We’ve worked through a comprehensive evaluation process that has led us to this 23-player roster,” said Joel Johnson, head coach of the 2022 U.S. Olympic Women’s Hockey Ice Hockey Team. “This team has great veteran leadership, in combination with an infusion of younger talent. The skill, focus and energy they bring to the ice will serve us well as we head to Beijing with our sights set on bringing home gold.” Read more here.