Post #127 – 8/23/23 – IIHF Div I. Worlds Update

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After 2 days, Austria On Top

With a 12-hour time change between the eastern US and Shenzhen, Denmark and China are just about to drop the puck.

You can watch this game live on YouTube HERE. Looks like a big crowd on hand as well to support the home team.

Here is a link to video from all games played HERE.

The 2023 Women’s Division I Group A World Championships in Shenzhen, China began this week. Leading the group of 6 countries is Austria with a 2-0-0-0 record. China is right behind with a 2-0-0-0 record as well. Full standings are below.

The NCAA is well represented with multiple current and former players representing their home countries. See a list of current players ⬇️. Scott Spencer, former head coach at Lindenwood University and associate head coach at Robert Morris Univ. is the head coach for team China.


  • Norwich University, Marja, LINZBICHLER
  • Long Island Univ., Lisa, SCHROFL
  • Long Island Univ., Emma, MORTL
  • Yale, Anja, TRUMMER


  • UCONN, Tyia, CHEN
  • St. Lawrence, Xifang, ZHANG (Anna Segedi)
  • Colgate Univ., Mulan, KANG (Kas Betinol)
  • Long Island University., Anna, FEI (Anna Fairman)


  • Mercyhurst Univ., Sofia SKRIVER
  • Vermont, Sofie, SKOTT
  • St. Lawrence, Emma-Sofie, NORDSTROM


  • Wesleyan Univ., Aimee, SEPPENWOLDE


  • Holy Cross, Millie, SERIUM
  • Nazareth College, Ingrid, BERGE
  • Lindenwood Univ., Thea, JOEGENSEN
  • Mount Royal University (Canadian School), Emma, BERGESEN


  • Oswego University, Simone Martina, BEDNARIK

There are also about half a dozen players who are still in high school. To see all team rosters and where players are playing just click HERE.

Until Next Time Everyone… Be Well and Take Care,

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Grant Kimball is founder and contributing writer at Women’s College and beginning his 4th season as an Assistant Coach with the Yale University women’s hockey program. Grant has developed an experienced perspective in the world of women’s ice hockey, having coached and recruited players from across the globe during his 25+ year amateur and NCAA coaching career. He has coached at 6 NCAA DIII and DI programs in the NCHA (D3), the CHA, WCHA, Hockey East, ECAC, and the Ivy League (DI). Beyond coaching, Grant served as a site representative for the 2019 NCAA quarterfinal of the D-I NCAA Tournament. He also currently serves as an Officer with the American Hockey Coaches Association as Vice President of Membership and sits on the AHCA’s Women’s Hockey Executive Committee.

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