Okanagan Hockey Academy student athlete Mikayla Capelle will attend and play NCAA hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) starting in the 2018-19 season.
Capelle, 17, has accumulated six points (5-1-6) in nine games with the Okanagan Hockey Academy Female Prep this season. The Dawson Creek, B.C. product is coming off a 23 point (9-14-23) in 20-game season during the 2016-17 campaign.
Capelle recently won a bronze medal with Team BC at the 2017 National Women’s Under-18 Championship.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located in Troy, N.Y. Their women’s ice hockey team competes in the NCAA Division I ECAC conference.
Choosing Okanagan Hockey Academy was one of the best decisions I have made for my development. The relationships I built with my teammates, coaches, and staff are bonds that will last a lifetime. The structure of the program on and off the ice prepared me to play junior hockey.