JARVENPAA, Finland – For the second consecutive year, Bemidji State University women’s hockey alumni Stephanie Anderson and the U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Canada in the Four Nations Cup Championship game.
Team USA defeated Canada, 5-3, Saturday to claim its seventh championship and second-consecutive. Anderson played in three games during the tournaments and recorded one assist.
For Anderson, this marks the third championship as a member of Team USA after winning gold at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship and at both the 2015 and 2016 Four Nation Cup.
Anderson will make her return to Bemidji, Minn., this weekend and compete for the Minnesota Whitecaps who face the Beavers, Nov. 11-12 in an exhibition series. Anderson will be in the lineup for both games of the series and puck drop for game one is scheduled for 7:07 p.m., Friday and 3:07 p.m., Saturday.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).