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Boston College Athletics | December 14, 2014

BC's Burt named to U.S. U-18 team

  Eagles goalie Katie Burt holds a 1.30 GAA and will play on a USA team staffed by NCAA assistant coaches.

CHESNUT HILL, Mass. -- Boston College freshman goaltender Katie Burt has been selected to the U.S. Women's National U-18 Team which will compete at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship from Jan. 5-12.

Burt has prior experience playing with the U.S. Women's National U-18 Team in the 2014 IIHF Women's World Championship in Budapest, Hungary. Burt, a Lynn, Massachusetts native, won a silver medal with the team, falling to Canada 5-1 in the gold medal game.

The freshman goaltender is currently third in the nation in goals against average with a 1.04 GAA through 18 games. Burt also ranks fourth in the country with a .946 save percentage.

Burt is also the only member of the team to have played NCAA ice hockey. Defenseman Grace Bizal, will join the Eagles for the 2015-16 season as a freshman, is also set to compete with the U.S. Women's National U-18 Team for the championship.

Burt's goalie coach for the tournament will be Lucy Schodel, an assistant coach at Buffalo State.

TEAM USA COACHING STAFF
Name Team USA Position NCAA School/Position
Joel Johnson Head Coach Minnesota -- Associate Head Coach
Katie LaChapelle Assistant Coach Boston U.-- Assistant Coach
Brent Hill Assistant Coach Merrimack-- Assistant Coach
Lucy Schoedel Goaltender Coach Buffalo State-- Assistant Coach
The 2015 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championship will take place at Harbor Center in Buffalo, New York.

The U.S. kicks off the tournament with a game against Canada on Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. and then faces the Czech Republic the following day.

The team then takes on Russia on Jan. 8 and the quarterfinals and semifinals will be held on Jan. 9 and 11, respectively.

The gold and bronze medal games take place on Jan. 12.

Head coach of team USA for the championship is Minnesota associate head coach Joel Johnson. Johnson will be joined on his staff by Boston University assistant coach Katie LaChapelle and Merrimack assistant Brent Hill.

Check out the complete U.S. Women's National U-18 Team roster here.

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