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

  • 2000 and 2002 USA Hockey Women’s Player of the Year Award (also known as the Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year award) [3]


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

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