King and Mounsey named to 2002 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team

King and Mounsey named to 2002 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team

Dec. 19, 2001

Katie King '97 and Tara Mounsey '01 were named to the team.

Both King and Mounsey competed on the team in the XVIII Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan.

King was the United States leading scorer during the Nagano Games, amassing eight points (four goals and four assists), and recorded a hat trick against Japan. While at Brown, King earned the ECAC Player of the Year during the 1996-1997 season, and was also a three-time Ivy League Player of the Year, finishing her career with 206 points (123 goals, 83 assists) in 100 games.

Mounsey played in all six games in Nagano, recording six points (two goals, four assists). At Brown, Mounsey was the 1996-1997 ECAC Rookie of the Year, a three-time All-Ivy player, and a finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. She finished her career with 118 points (48 goals, 70 assists), in 78 games.

The 20 players were selected from the 2001-02 USA Hockey Women's National Team, which is currently competing on The Visa Skate To Salt Lake Tour. The tour schedule is comprised of both national and international games in preparation for the Olympic Winter Games. Team USA currently boasts a 21-0-0 overall record, including a 14-0-0 mark on the tour, and has 10 games remaining before departing for Salt Lake City.