Mariia Posa
Mariia-Posa.jpg
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
127 lb (58 kg)
WCHA Team Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs
Born (1989-05-29)May 29, 1989,
Helsinki, Finland
Pro Career 2006 – present
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Finland Finland
Bronze 2010 Vancouver Tournament

Mariia Posa (born 21 February 1988) [1] is a member of the 2009–10 Finland women's ice hockey national team and also plays for the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Minnesota Duluth[edit | edit source]

Saara Tuominen posing for posterity on the White House lawn on September 13, 2010 with Bulldogs with teammate Mariia Posa (left). Both were members of Finland’s bronze medal team at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

She had three assists in the Bulldogs’ two-game sweep of WCHA opponent Ohio State on November 13 and 14. She assisted in the Bulldogs’ first two goals on the November 13 game (a 3-2 overtime win). It was a career-high for Posa and she had a +3 in the game. The following night, she assisted on national teammate Saara Tuominen’s second period goal in a 5-3 victory.

Finland[edit | edit source]

  • Posa appeared for Team Finland in the 2009 Four Nation’s Cup.

Career stats[edit | edit source]

Finland[edit | edit source]

Event Games Played Goals Assists Points Shots PIM +/-
2010 Winter Olympics 3 0 0 0 0 1 -1

Minnesota Duluth[edit | edit source]

Year Games Played Goals Assists Points Penalty Minutes
2009-10 24 2 4 6 4

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Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of November 18, 2009)[3]

References[edit | edit source]

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