Okanagan Hockey Academy student athlete Sophie Lalor will attend and play U Sports hockey at the University of Saskatchewan beginning next season.
Lalor, 17, has accumulated 10 points (3-7-10) in nine games with the Okanagan Hockey Academy Female Prep team this season. The Penticton, B.C. product netted 17 points (7-10-17) in 20 games during the 2016-17 campaign.
Lalor recently won a bronze medal with Team BC at the 2017 National Women’s Under-18 Championship.
The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Their women’s ice hockey team competes in the U Sports Canada West Conference.
Joining Okanagan Hockey Academy was the best decision I made to advance my hockey development. I grew as a person and as a player thanks to our amazing coaches. My education was held to a very high standard by our education advisor and tutors. I also met people who will be lifelong friends."