U.S. women win gold at HarborCenter

Jan 13, 2015

A sold-out crowd of 2,000 people were on hand to see the U.S. Women's Under 18 team win gold in hockey at Buffalo's HarborCenter Monday night.

The U.S. beat Canada 3-2 in overtime to win the Women's U18 World Hockey Championship.

U.S. Women U18 team wins gold in Women's World Hockey Championship at HarborCenter, Buffalo, NY
Credit USA Hockey Twitter Page

Defenseman Jincy Dunne of Missouri scored two goals including the game winner for the U.S. team.  This was Dunne's third trip to the world tournament and first gold medal.  The U.S. women won silver the other two times.

Dunne tweeted after the game "Wish I could actually put words into how I feel. To my teammates, coaches, family, friends, etc...THANK YOU!"

USA's Jincy Dunne tweets following victory over Canada in gold medal game
Credit Jincy Dunne Twitter Page

Earlier in the day, Russia won its first Women’s 18 and under medal, defeating the Czech Republic, 5-1 in the bronze medal game.