Emily Davis-Tope

2019 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia finish fourth

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost 2-6 to Chinese Taipei in their bronze medal match of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament. Nikki Sharp was named best Australian player of the match and Emily Davis-Tope was selected as best Australian player of the tournament. In the other games played Spain shutout Turkey 7-0 in their placement game to finish fifth and South Korea beat Kazakhstan 4-3 after a shootout to win the gold medal and earn promotion to Division I Group B for 2020.

Further information:
Australia Women U18 Facebook page
Tournament page at IIHF.com (includes livestream details)

Playoffs schedule
– Placement 5th-7th: Turkey 1-0 Mexico (13:00, 16 January 2019)
– Semifinal 1: South Korea 5-2 Australia (16:30, 16 January 2019)
– Semifinal 2: Kazakhstan 3-1 Chinese Taipei (20:00, 16 January 2019)
– Placement 5th-6th: Turkey 0-7 Spain (13:00, 18 January 2019)
– Bronze: Chinese Taipei 6-2 Australia (16:30, 18 January 2019)
– Gold: Kazakhstan 3-4 SO South Korea (20:00, 18 January 2019)

Final standings
– 1. South Korea
– 2. Kazakstan
– 3. Chinese Taipei
– 4. Australia
– 5. Spain
– 6. Turkey
– 7. Mexico

Preliminary round: Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 1 0 0 1 3
Turkey 2 0 0 0 2 0

Preliminary round: Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 3 3 0 0 0 9
Chinese Taipei 3 1 1 0 1 5
Spain 3 1 0 1 1 4
Mexico 3 0 0 0 3 0

2018 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia relegated

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost 1-2 in overtime to China in their final game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. Defenceman Lara Azzopardi was named best Australian player of the game and forward Emily Davis-Tope was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Denmark defeated France 2-0 and Poland beat Great Britain 2-0. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division I Group B Qualification for 2019, while Denmark finish in first place and are promoted to Division I Group A.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-2 OT China (13:00, 12 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Denmark 5 5 0 0 0 15
France 5 4 0 0 1 12
Poland 5 3 0 0 2 9
China 5 1 1 0 3 5
Great Britain 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australia 5 0 0 1 4 1

Captains announced for Australian Women’s U18 team

The captains for the Australian women’s national under-18 team have been announced. Emily Davis-Tope has been named captain with Lara Azzopardi and Sara Sammons acting as alternate captains. The team will compete in the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament from 6 January to 12 January in Katowice, Poland.

Denmark defeats Australian U18 Women in second game of Denmark Tour

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost the second game of the 2015 Denmark Tour series against Denmark, going down 1-9 yesterday at the Saxo Bank Arena. After two periods of play the Australian’s were trailing 0-9 but managed to keep the Danes scoreless in the third. Australia’s only goal of the game came from Emily Davis-Tope who scored on the buzzer of the third period.

For more information on the 2015 Denmark Tour follow the team on their Facebook page.