COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Bemidji State University women’s hockey senior Clair DeGeorge is one of 53 players invited to the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team Evaluation Camp Oct. 25-31 at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn. The camp is part of the process in selecting the U.S. Women’s National Team for the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship held in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia.
Of the 53 invited players, 17 were part of the gold medal-winning 2019 U.S. Women’s National Team, 14 were members of the 2018 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic Team, and 31 are current collegiate athletes.
DeGeorge, an Anchorage, Alaska native, begins her senior season tied for 17th on Bemidji State’s career points list with 67 career points and has recorded 20 or more points in each of her three seasons. DeGeorge is a frequent U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team participant and competed for the team at the Rivalry Series against Team Canada last year.
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).