Ex-UMD Coach Chu, USA Top Switzerland

By KBJR News 1

Ex-UMD Coach Chu, USA Top Switzerland

February 10, 2014 Updated Feb 11, 2014 at 6:57 PM CDT

Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey assistant coach Julie Chu had an assist on Monday morning as the United States women's hockey team earned a 9-0 win over Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Chu and the Americans are now (2-0-0) in qualification play and have secured a spot in the semifinal round, while Switzerland at (0-2-0) will be joined by Finland, Russia, and Sweden in the quarterfinals.

UMD freshman defenseman Lara Stalder and St. Scholastica junior forward Nina Waidacher are each participating in their first Olympic Games for Team Switzerland.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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