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Michigan girls earn Women’s Festival invites after Under-18 Select Camp


By @MichaelCaples –

If you impress at the Under-18 Select Camp, you have another camp to attend – with an opportunity to represent the Red, White and Blue on the line.

Congrats to the following Michigan girls, who received invitations to the 2019 USA Hockey Women’s National Festival. The festival is a week-long event for the top Under-18 and Under-22 players to help USA Hockey select its rosters for a pair of tournament series with Canada in the respective age groups.

The festival runs from Aug. 5-14 in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Michigan names invited:

Emma Gentry – Alpena – Meijer 19U

Kirsten Simms – Plymouth – Selects Academy 16U

Clara Van Wieren – Okemos – Honeybaked 19U

Callie Shanahan – Commerce Township – Honeybaked 16U

Amanda Thiele – Milford – Little Caesars 16U