LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Bemidji State University women’s hockey junior Clair DeGeorge has earned a spot on the 2019 U.S. Under-22 Women’s Select Team roster that will compete against Canada in a three-game series. The series will take place August 14-17 in Lake Placid, N.Y.
The under-22 roster includes a total of 22 players and a player from the gold medal-winning 2018 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team, Cayla Barnes, as well as three members of the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team that won gold at the 2018 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship.
A full roster can be found, here.
DeGeorge, a native of Anchorage, Alaska, earned a spot on the roster for the second straight year after impressing coaches at the 2019 USA Hockey Women’s National Festival at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, N.Y., last week.
DeGeorge played in all 36 games for the Beavers as a sophomore and led the team in points (22) and assists (13) and was second among her teammates with nine goals, which included three game-winners. She was an All-Western Collegiate Hockey Association Third Team and Rookie Team selection following her first season with the Beavers after tying for third on the team with 23 points (7g-16a) and seventh among league freshmen.
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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).