Sara DeCosta-Hayes

Sara DeCosta-Hayes
Born (1977-05-13) May 13, 1977
Warwick, RI, USA
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 140 lb (64 kg; 10 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Hockey East team Providence
National team  United States
Playing career 19952002

Sara Ann DeCosta (born May 13, 1977) is an American ice hockey player from Warwick, Rhode Island, an alumna of Toll Gate High School. She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics and a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

DeCosta was named by Brandeis University, a contemporary Jewish sports heroine.[1]

She is the daughter of Nancy and Frank DeCosta.[2]

Awards and honors

See also


  1. "Contributions of long-overlooked Jewish sports heroines finally recognized" (PDF). Brandeis University. The Hadassah Brandeis Institute. Retrieved 12 September 2009.
  3. "Annual Awards - Through the Years". USA Hockey. Retrieved 24 June 2010.

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