Engstrom and her teammates will represent the United States at the Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship in Linköping and Norrköping, Sweden. The tournament runs April 2-9 and includes teams from eight countries.
Engstrom, a Patty Kazmaier top-10 finalist, is joined by three other top finalists and 11 U.S. Olympians, including two-time Olympian Cammi Granato.
"In selecting this team, we have brought an awful lot of international experience together," U.S. women's national team head coach Ben Smith said in a release. "We're optimistic about our chances, having come so close in the past, and we think this might be a combination that gets the job done the way we want."
This tournament is the last IIHF event for the U.S. women's team before the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Men's track No. 6 in Trackwire Ranking
The Wisconsin men's track and field team is No. 6 in the Trackwire 25 rankings, which were released Tuesday. Trackwire predicts each team's finish and score at the 2005 NCAA Indoor Championships.
In Trackwire's Dandy Dozen, a power ranking of the top 12 athletes and relay squads in each event, Wisconsin sophomore Demi Omole was rated No. 3 in the 60-meter dash while senior distance runner Matt Tegenkamp was ranked No. 4 in the 3,000 meters and No. 7 in the 5,000 meters. Like the Trackwire 25, the Dandy Dozen predicts where each athlete will finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships.