Western Mass. Ties to the U.S. Womens’ Olympic Ice Hockey Team

Whatever sport you watch for in the Olympics, you’re likely to find a New Englander on the squad. Two athletes on the U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey team went to a prep school in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Kacey Bellamy and Kendal Coyne studied and played at The Berkshire School. It’s the first Olympics for Coyne, who grew up in Illinois and now lives outside of Boston. This is the second winter games for Bellamy, who hails from Westfield. We spoke to their their coach at the Berkshire School, Sylvia Gappa.