Halifax West High School honours student Jenna Pellerin will join the UPEI Women’s Hockey Panthers in September
Charlottetown, PEI (May 12, 2016)—University of Prince Edward Island Women’s hockey coach Bruce Donaldson is pleased to announce that Halifax, NS native Jenna Pellerin has committed to the Panthers for 2016–17.
Pellerin, an honours student, currently attends Halifax West High School.A member of Team NB for 5 years, the 17-year-old forward played this season with the Metro Boston Pizza in the Nova Scotia Midget AAA league. In 24 regular season games, Pellerin finished sixth in the scoring race, recording 8 goals and 10 assists for 18 points.
Metro Boston Pizza won the Midget Atlantic AAA Championship which were hosted in Charlottetown. Pellerin was tournament top scorer and was selected MVP. The Metro Boston Pizza team moved on to represent Atlantic Canada at the Esso Nationals in Wayburn, Saskatchewan.
The team finished with a one win, two loss, and one overtime loss record during which Pellerin scored 2 goals.Coach Donaldson said, “We see Jenna as a player who works very hard at both ends of the building, clearly she can have offensive success and has been a strong leader for her program on the ice. Jenna continues to get stronger and stronger as a player and we look forward to adding some offensive depth into our line up.”Pellerin will be entering the Faculty of Science at UPEI.