Girls 16/17 Players Selected For Under-18 Select Camp; Includes Illinois’ Tatum Blacker

Five forwards, four defenders and four goalies chosen based on performances the past six days

As the 2021 USA Hockey BioSteel Girls 16/17 Player Development Camp comes to a close and players depart today, it was announced that 13 players, including Illinois’ Tatum Blacker, have been selected to advance to the Girls Under-18 Select Player Development Camp, set for July 16-22, at Herb Brooks Hockey Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

The players, five forwards, four defenders and four goalies, were chosen based on their performances the past six days of action. In continuing to the Under-18 Select Camp, the players will now compete to be selected for the Under-18 National Festival in Blaine, Minn., later in August and the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team that will compete in the 2022 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship.

A full list of the players selected can be found below. 

PLAYERPOSITIONTEAM (NUMBER)DISTRICT
Julianna GazdikDefenseRed (2)Central
Tatum BlackerGoalieBlack (34)Central
Sophia EnsleyForwardRed (12)Massachusetts
Clara YuhnForwardRoyal (19)Michigan
Mckenzie SirokyForwardGold (19)Michigan
Bailey CallawayGoalieGold (40)Mid-American
Claire EnrightForwardBlack (10)Minnesota
Genevieve KleinGoalieGold (41)Minnesota
Laine DevriesDefenseGold (2)Minnesota
Sedona BlairGoalieRoyal (31)Minnesota
Molly JordanDefenseGold (4)New England
Adelena AlvarezDefenseRoyal (2)New York
Jordan RayForwardBlack (18)Southeastern


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