Canadian Sport School Hockey League:
CSSHL announces 2016-17 Female award winners
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CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) today announced individual award winners for the Female Prep Division and Female Varsity Division at an Awards Ceremony during the 2017 CSSHL Female Championships at Edge School.  

Female Prep Division

All-Academic Team:
Brenna Hannon (Penticton, B.C. / Okanagan Hockey Academy)
Jenna MacLean (Wilcox, Sask. / Notre Dame Hounds)
Alexa McMillan (Edmonton, Alta. / Northern Alberta Xtreme)
Kate Stuart (Chilliwack, B.C. / Pursuit of Excellence)
Kyra Thiessen (Winnipeg, Man. / St. Mary’s Academy)
Megan Wilson (Calgary, Alta. / Edge School)

MVP: Sophie Shirley, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Shirley (Saskatoon, Sask) finished first among all Female Prep athletes with a 1.8 points/per-game average, while her 16 goals and 27 points both ranked second. Shirley will attend at the University of Wisconsin next season.

Top Defenceman: Olivia Knowles, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Despite missing five games, Knowles (Campbell River, B.C.) finished in a tie for most points among all blue-liners with 18 (5-13-18) in 15 games. Knowles will attend the University of Minnesota next season.

Top Goaltender: Erin Fargey, Northern Alberta Xtreme
Fargey (Langdon, Alta.) was busy this season, appearing in all 20 games, logging over 1200 minutes. She finished with eight wins, a 2.32 goals-against average, a .923 save-percentage and three shutouts.

Most Sportsmanlike: Nara Elia, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Elia (Penticton, B.C.) finished the season with zero penalty-minutes, while also finishing tied for fifth overall in points with 23 (7-16-23) in 16 games. Elia will attend Boston University next season.

Top Freshman: Teghan Inglis, Edge School
Despite being 2001-born, Inglis (Okotoks, Alta.) finished third among all blue-liners in scoring with 11 points (4-7-11) in 20 games.

Top Scorer: Malia Schneider, Pursuit of Excellence
28 points (17-11-28) in 17 games.

Female Varsity Division

All-Academic Team:
Lara Azzopardi (Bella Vista, Australia / Banff Hockey Academy)
Cassidy Kerzman (Post Falls, Idaho / CDA Hockey Academy)
Melody Pilchak (South Surrey, B.C. / Delta Hockey Academy)
Sarah Rourke (Smithers, B.C. / Shawnigan Lake School)
Elly Whitmore (Anchorage, Alaska / Okanagan Hockey Academy)

Most Valuable Player: Aimee Brucker, Delta Hockey Academy
Brucker (Courtenay, B.C.) led the Female Varsity Division in points with 44 (32-12-44) in 32 games. The 15-year-old was the only athlete in the division to hit the 30-goal mark.

Top Defenceman: Stephanie Moy, Delta Hockey Academy
Moy (Burnaby, B.C.) shutdown opponents all season long on the Delta blue-line, while also contributing eight assists in 28 games.

Top Goaltender: Reese Hiddleston, Delta Hockey Academy
Hiddleston (White Rock, B.C.) led the division in wins (13), goals-against average (1.18), shutouts (5) and finished in a tie for the best save-percentage (.947).

Most Sportsmanlike: Maddie Nicholson, Shawnigan Lake School
In 28-games, Nicholson (Whitehorse, Yuk.) tallied 21 points (11-10-21) and just four penalty minutes.

Top Scorer: Aimee Brucker, Delta Hockey Academy
44 (32-12-44) points in 32 games.


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