The West Kelowna Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is excited to announce the return of defender Jake Harrison(‘99) for the 2019-2020 season.
Harrison, 20, spent last season with the Fargo Force of the United States Hockey League(USHL) where he was able to register a pair of goals and 8 assists in 49 games played with the Force. “We are very excited to have Jake back in West Kelowna for next season”, said Warriors Head Coach and General Manager Brandon West. “Jake is a leader who has a wealth of experience in our league and our program. Jake has always been a fan favourite and everyone will be excited to see him back on Royal LePage Place Ice.”
The 5’10 175 pound defender was a part of the Warriors historic RBC Cup team back in 2016 but elected to play his 19 year old season in the USHL. “Moving away from home for the first time was a great life experience that I was yet to have”, said Harrison. “It pushed me to mature and grow as a person. The Fargo Force coaching staff played a big part of improving my defensive game and further my skating abilities”.
The West Kelowna native is thrilled to be back wearing a Warriors jersey again. “There is no greater feeling than being able to play for your hometown team.”, stated Harrison. “It is awesome to have the opportunity to play my fourth and final year of junior hockey with the Warriors .”