Sara DeCosta-Hayes
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
130 lb (59 kg)
Hockey East Team Providence
Born (1977-05-13)May 13, 1977,
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
Pro Career 1995 – 2002

Olympic medal record
Women's Ice hockey
Gold 1998 Nagano Ice hockey
Silver 2002 Salt Lake City Ice hockey

Sara Decosta (born May 13, 1977) is an American ice hockey player from Warwick, Rhode Island, an alumna of Toll Gate High School. She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics and a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Decosta was named by Brandeis University, a contemporary Jewish sports heroine.[1]

Sara DeCosta in action for Team USA.

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • 2000 and 2002 USA Hockey Women’s Player of the Year Award (also known as the Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year award) [2]

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Contributions of long-overlooked Jewish sports heroines finally recognized" (PDF), Brandeis University. Retrieved on 12 September 2009. 
  2. Annual Awards - Through the Years. USA Hockey. Retrieved on 24 June 2010.

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