Senator Paul Farrow (R-Pewaukee) released the following statement congratulating Dousman native Brianna Decker and the rest of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Hockey Team for their Silver Medal in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
“Congratulations to Brianna Decker and the rest of Team USA. We’re proud of all the talented and dedicated young ladies representing the United States of America and the state of Wisconsin," said Farrow. "While they may have come up just short, today’s hard fought overtime battle with Canada showcased their determination and resolve.”
Other players with Wisconsin ties include USA Goalie Jessie Vetter (University of Wisconsin) of Cottage Grove, USA Forward Meghan Duggan (University of Wisconsin) from Danvers, MA, USA Forward Hilary Knight (University of Wisconsin) from Sun Valley, ID, USA Forward Amanda Kessel (University of Minnesota) from Madison and team Canada Forward Meaghan Mikkelson-Reid (University of Wisconsin) from Regina, SK.