2020 U18 Women’s World Championships: Australia lose to the Netherlands

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost 0-2 to the Netherlands in their second game of the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Matilda Pethrick was named best Australian player of the match. In the other game of the day Chinese Taipei defeated Kazakhstan 4-3 in overtime. At the end of the second round Australia drop to third in the standings, while Chinese Taipei remains on top. The teams have a rest day today and return on Tuesday where Australia will take on Chinese Taipei in their final game of the tournament. The last time these two teams at the World Championships was in 2019 where Australia lost 2-6. The two teams also played an exhibition game in the lead up to this tournament where Australia lost 3-5.

Further information:
Tournament page at IIHF.com
Livestreaming on YouTube
Ice Hockey Australia Facebook page

Results
– Netherlands 2-0 Australia (16:30, 26 January 2020, Ice Sports Centre)
– Kazakhstan 3-4 OT Chinese Taipei (20:00, 26 January 2020, Ice Sports Centre)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Chinese Taipei 2 1 1 0 0 5
Netherlands 2 1 0 0 1 3
Australia 2 0 1 0 1 2
Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2 0 2

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s