Switzerland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Eisgenossinnen
Association Schweizerischer Eishockeyverband
GM Raeto Raffainer
Head coach Colin Muller
Assistants Tatjana Diener
Melanie Häfliger
Colin Muller
Simon Theiler
Captain Livia Altmann
IIHF code SUI
IIHF ranking 5 steady (24 April 2020)[1]
Highest IIHF ranking 3 (2014)
Lowest IIHF ranking 9 (first in 2003)
Team colours               
Switzerland national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
First international
Canada Flag of Canada.png 10–0 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
(North York or Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; 21 April 1987)
Biggest win
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 21–2 Flag of France.png France
(Basel, Switzerland; 29 December 1989)
Biggest defeat
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 17–0 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
(Tampere, Finland; 20 April 1992)
Olympics
Appearances 3 (first in 2006)
Medals Bronze medal.png Bronze (2014)
International record (W-L-T)
176–126–27
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze 2014 Sochi Team
World Championships
Bronze 2012 United States
European Championships
Bronze 1995 Latvia

The Swiss women's national ice hockey team represents Switzerland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by the Schweizerischer Eishockeyverband. Switzerland is currently ranked 5th in the world in women's ice hockey. Switzerland has 1043 female players at 2011.[2][3]

Tournament record[edit | edit source]

Olympic Games[edit | edit source]

  • 2006 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2010 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2014Bronze medal icon.svg Won Bronze Medal
  • 2018 – Finished in 5th place

World Championship[edit | edit source]

  • 1990 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1992 – Finished in 8th place
  • 1994 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1997 – Finished in 7th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 8th place (Demoted to Division I)
  • 2000 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in Division I)
  • 2001 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, Promoted to Top Division)
  • 2004 – Finished in 8th place (Demoted to Division I)
  • 2005 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Division I, Promoted to Top Division)
  • 2007 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 4th place
  • 2009 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2012Bronze medal icon.svg Won Bronze Medal
  • 2013 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2015 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2016 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2017 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2019 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2020 – Cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic[4]

European Championship[edit | edit source]

  • 1989 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1991 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1993 – Finished in 5th place
  • 1995Bronze medal icon.svg Won Bronze Medal
  • 1996 – Finished in 5th place

Current roster[edit | edit source]

Roster for the 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship.[5][6]

Head Coach: Daniela Diaz

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
1 G Janine Alder 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 58 kg (128 lb) (1995-07-05)5 July 1995 Flag of the United States St. Cloud State Univ.
3 D Sarah Forster 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1993-03-19)19 March 1993 Flag of Sweden Brynäs IF
6 D Lara Christen 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 61 kg (134 lb) (2002-10-02)2 October 2002 Flag of Switzerland SC Langenthal
7 F Lara Stalder 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-05-15)15 May 1994 Flag of Sweden Linköpings HC
8 F Kaleigh Quennec 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 79 kg (174 lb) (1998-02-15)15 February 1998 Flag of Canada Montreal Univ.
9 D Shannon Sigrist 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1999-04-20)20 April 1999 Flag of Switzerland SC Weinfelden
10 F Sabrina Zollinger 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1993-08-27)27 August 1993 Flag of Sweden HV 71
11 F Sinja Leemann 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2002-04-19)19 April 2002 Flag of Switzerland SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
12 F Lisa Rüedi 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (2000-11-03)3 November 2000 Flag of Switzerland ZSC Lions
14 F Evelina Raselli 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) (1992-05-03)3 May 1992 Flag of Switzerland SC Reinach
16 D Nicole Vallario 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2001-08-30)30 August 2001 Flag of Switzerland HC Lugano
17 F Jessica Schlegel 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 77 kg (170 lb) (2000-08-20)20 August 2000 Flag of Switzerland ZSC Lions
18 D Stefanie Wetli 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2000-02-04)4 February 2000 Flag of Switzerland EHC Winterthur
20 G Andrea Brändli 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1997-06-05)5 June 1997 Flag of the United States Ohio State Univ.
21 F Rahel Enzler 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (2000-07-30)30 July 2000 Flag of Switzerland SC Reinach
22 D Livia AltmannC 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-12-13)13 December 1994 Flag of the United States Colgate Univ.
23 D Nicole Bullo 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 54 kg (119 lb) (1987-07-18)18 July 1987 Flag of Switzerland HC Lugano
24 F Isabel WaidacherA 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 55 kg (121 lb) (1994-07-25)25 July 1994 Flag of Sweden Djurgårdens IF Hockey
25 F Alina Müller 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (1998-03-12)12 March 1998 Flag of the United States Northeastern Huskies Univ.
26 F Dominique RüeggA 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 75 kg (165 lb) (1996-02-05)5 February 1996 Flag of Switzerland ZSC Lions
29 G Saskia Maurer 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (2001-07-29)29 July 2001 Flag of Switzerland HC Dragon Thun
87 F Noemi Ryhner 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (2000-04-24)24 April 2000 Flag of Switzerland EV Zug
88 F Phoebe Staenz 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1994-01-07)7 January 1994 Flag of Switzerland HC Lugano

References[edit | edit source]

  1. IIHF Women's World Ranking (24 April 2020).
  2. Winih profile
  3. Profile
  4. Women's Worlds cancelled. iihf.com (7 March 2020).
  5. [tt_news=2302&tx_ttnews[backPid]=46&cHash=a7fb78b3f4 A-Nati: WM-Aufgebot für Finnland bekannt]. frauennati.ch (6 March 2019).
  6. 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship roster

External links[edit | edit source]

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