Panther Women’s Hockey announces Brewster Academy prospect commits for 2016/2017

Posted: 
Friday, March 11, 2016
Kaylee Dufresne

University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Hockey Coach Bruce Donaldson is pleased to announce that Orleans, ON, native Kaylee Dufresne has committed to the Panthers for 2016–17. Dufresne currently attends Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH.

During the past two seasons with Brewster, Dufresne recorded 31 goals and 19 assists in 41 games. In 2014/2015,Dufresne was selected to the Lakes Region All-Star Team, and this past season led the team offensively along with a Cushing Tournament All-Star selection.

Comments Coach Donaldson, “Kaylee is a quick, skilled player who reads and reacts very well with offensive success. She has a great personality with a strong work ethic along with demonstrated leadership qualities. She will be a great addition to our program with a recruiting class designed to make our team faster, stronger, and better offensively”.

Comments Dufresne, “I’ve decided to choose UPEI because of many different things: I loved the campus and how beautiful Charlottetown is. The size of the school is exactly what I was looking for. Meeting Coach Donaldson was another big seller for me; he gave me a feel for how the people in PEI are like, which was very friendly and welcoming. I am very excited to start my university career at UPEI".

Dufresne will be entering the Faculty of Science at UPEI.

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