Mount Allison Women’s Hockey program is pleased to introduce the following incoming player class for 2017-2018.
Abby is a Sackville resident and the daughter of Brett and Andrea Beale. Abby has had a distinguished hockey career playing in the Hockey New Brunswick Program of Excellence at the Under 16 and Under 18 levels. Last year she played for Team Atlantic at the Under 18 Female National Championships.
She was the leading scorer last season for the Moncton Rockets AAA Midget female hockey program. Abby is an all effort player with a scoring touch that the Mounties are extremely happy to have.
She has also volunteered at Outflow serving dinners to the less fortunate.
Emma played for the Burlington Barracuda’s of the PWHL in Ontario. Emma is an excellent defensive forward that prides herself on her strength and hockey intelligence.
Emma’s strong work ethic and character will be a benefit both on and off the ice for the Mounties moving forward.
Emma has been very involved in her community volunteering at the Burlington and Oakville foodbanks, tutoring elementary school children, and working at a variety of schools and tryout camps.
Victoria is a defense woman that comes to the Mounties from the Burlington Barracuda’s of the PWHL in Ontario. Victoria is a defense first defense that will help strengthen the Mounties defensive zone.
Victoria battled through injury this past season that limited her playing time. The coaching staff is excited to watch her have the opportunity to continue develop to her defensive game while growing her offensive game this upcoming season. Victoria has been active in her community volunteering for multiple organizations over the last few years such as Oakville Hospital Christmas Dinner, Gift Giving food drive, and at hockey tournaments and team tryouts.
Nicole is a forward from Richmond, BC that played for the Greater Vancouver Comets Midget AAA female team since 2014. Nicole was an assistant captain for her club team last year. Nicole is an intelligent and high effort player that will improve the Mounties level effort level every night.
She has given back to her community an Assistant Coach for the Richmond Ravens Female Hockey Association with the Bantam AA team. She also been a Hockey Canada Level 1 On-ice Official.
Katie is a goaltender from Whitby, Ontario. She played the last two seasons for the Toronto Leaside Junior Wildcats of the PWHL. Katie was 1 of 8 goalies selected to attend the U18 Team Ontario try out camp in 2016. She also played high school hockey and her team was area champions and provincial quarter finalists this past year.
She has assisted coaching younger goalies in the Leaside organization over the past two years and was the goalie coach of the PeeWee B Leaside team this year.
Katie is a laterally quick goaltender that also has great battle instincts. One of Katie’s strengths is that she is a very quick study and has the desire to succeed. Her tenacity both on and off the ice will also be welcome to the Mounties.
Abbie played 3 seasons with the ProCresting Penguins in the AAA Nova Scotia Midget Female Hockey League. In 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons, she was a first team all star defenceman in the league. In 2016, she was selected for and played with the U18 Hockey Nova Scotia provincial team.
Abbie is an intelligent defense person with a very good understanding of the position and the game. Her steadiness and defensive abilities will be an asset to the Mounties.
She has volunteered at several hockey and goaltending camps including the female festivals where she helped coach and mentor young female athletes who are just starting out in their hockey careers. She has raised funds for breast cancer and organizations like MADD. She also donates her time helping elderly persons in her neighborhood.