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Sara DeCosta

Full name: Sara DeCosta (-Hayes)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: May 13, 1977 in Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Sara DeCosta played on the boys’ hockey team at Toll Gate High School in Rhode Island, and then enrolled at Providence College. A goaltender, DeCosta played on the US National Team beginning in 1997, taking off a year of school, and also skipped her final year to prepare for the 2002 Winter Olympics. At the 1997 Three Nations Cup, she was in goal as the US shutout Canada, their first victory ever over Canada, and the first time the Canadian National Women’s team had ever been shutout. DeCosta was USA Hockey Women’s Player of the Year in 2000. In 2002-03, she was a volunteer coach for the women's hockey team at Providence, and later became goaltending coach at Harvard. She is married with three children.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1998 Winter 20 Nagano Ice Hockey Women's Ice Hockey United States USA 1 Gold
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Women's Ice Hockey United States USA 2 Silver

Women's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM P/M S S% SOG S# TG IG SO
1998 Winter 20 Nagano Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 1 1998-02-08 0 0 0 0 15 88.2% 0
1998 Winter 20 Nagano Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #5 1 1998-02-09 USA 7, SWE 1 0 0 2 66.7% 0 1
1998 Winter 20 Nagano Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #11 1 1998-02-12 USA 10, JPN 0 0 0 4 100.0% 0 1
1998 Winter 20 Nagano Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #15 1 1998-02-14 USA 7, CAN 4 0 0 9 90.0% 0
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 2 2002-02-11 0 1 0 0 55 94.8% 0
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 2002-02-21 CAN 3, USA 2 0 89.7% 0 0 0 26
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #1 1 2002-02-12 USA 10, GER 0 0 100.0% 0 0 0 8
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #5 1 2002-02-16 USA 5, FIN 0 0 100.0% 0 0 1 21
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