Brittany Dougherty Selected to Attend USA Hockey Winter Camp
USA Hockey has announced their active pool for the 2011 Winter Training Camp that will run from December 26-31. Brittany Dougherty (Chesterfield, Mich.) has been selected to attend will represent the University of Maine women’s hockey program at the camp. The six-day camp will take place at the National Sports Center’s Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota.
The upcoming camp will be the first for Dougherty as she will be one of 41 players participating. She will be joined by a total of 16 Olympians as well as 21 of the 22 players that recently took first place in the Four Nations Cup championship in Nykoping, Sweden, in November. The purpose of the camp is to serve as an evaluation and training session for the U.S. Women’s National Team while helping develop their game as well. Dougherty will be just one of six players from Hockey East in attendance.
Fellow Black Bear Brittany Ott (St. Clair Shores, Mich.) is also currently in the pool for USA Hockey. Ott was selected to attend the 2011 Warren Strelow National Team Goaltending Camp that took place in Ann Arbor, Michigan from May 12-15. It is a select camp that is made up of the top goaltenders in each age group that are eligible for international play. The overall purpose of the camp is to help recruit, develop and produce elite goaltenders and to have them consistently rank among the top in the world.