Aug. 8, 2011
HANNOVER, Germany - Jen Cook and Kelly McPartland helped guide Team USA to a 4-0 record heading into the squad's first off day at the FIL U19 World Cup in Hannover, Germany.
The U.S. trumped Japan in the tournament opener, 19-5, sparked by a hat trick from Cook, before taking down Canada, 13-6, Friday. Cook paced the squad with a game-high five points on two goals and three assists while McPartland chipped in with a goal against Canada.
Over the weekend, the U.S. defeated Haudenosaunee, 15-3, and England, 16-5. Against Haudenosaunee, Cook tacked on four more points on two goals and two assists while future Terp teammate McPartland added a goal.
The team wraps up round robin play against Australia Tuesday.