Charlottetown, PEI (March 3, 2016)—University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Hockey Coach Bruce Donaldson is pleased to announce that Chatham, Ontario native Sydnee Baker has committed to the Panthers for the 2016–17 season.
Baker played wing this past season with the London Jr. Devilettes of Ontario Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) where she recorded 10 goals and 20 assists in 30 games. Baker was in the top 20 in PWHL scoring and earned 44 penalty minutes.Baker says, “I’ve looked forward to being a student-athlete at UPEI from the moment I stepped foot onto the beautiful campus, toured the facilities, and met Coach Donaldson along with some future teammates. I knew it was the place for me, I can’t wait to join the team in September.”“Sydnee is a strong power forward who sees the ice very well,” adds Donaldson. “She plays a physical team game and will help improve our offensive success.” Baker will be entering the Faculty of Arts at UPEI.