[PyeongChang 2018] US-born forward scores Korea's 1st ever goal in Olympic women's hockey

By Yonhap

Published : Feb 14, 2018 - 18:06
Updated : Feb 14, 2018 - 18:06

GANGNEUNG -- US-born forward Randi Heesoo Griffin scored the first goal for Korea in Olympic women's hockey on Wednesday.

Griffin scored at the 9:31 mark in the second period against Japan in Group B action at Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung, cutting the deficit to 2-1.

(Yonhap)


Born to a Korean mother and an American father in North Carolina, Griffin has been with the South Korean national team since 2015.

Marissa Brandt, a Korean-born US adoptee playing under her birth name, Park Yoon-jung, got the lone assist on the goal.(Yonhap)

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