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.
Playing at OHA was an amazing opportunity. It gives you the chance to train like a pro everyday to develop your game. Playing in a great league, along with the on and off ice training gives you the upper hand on other competition. I am thankful to have had the chance to play there."