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Lakewood’s Hensley named to U.S. Women’s National Team

 

Nicole in Pink the Rink Jersey

Lakewood native and former Colorado Select goaltender Nicole Hensley has been named to the roster for the U.S. Women’s National Team that will compete in the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship.

The tournament runs March 28-April 4 at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, British, Columbia.

Hensley is wrapping up her senior season at NCAA Division I Lindenwood University.

The U.S. is the defending champion and has played Canada in the gold medal game in all 16 of the previous events, capturing the event’s top prize a total of six times (2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), including five of the last six tournaments.