BC Hockey announced today that Nicole Saxvik, a forward for the Vancouver Fusion has been selected as the Female Midget AAA player of the month for October. Saxvik had a great month finishing with five (5) goals and five (5) assists and zero (0) penalty minutes. The Fusion are currently tied for first in the Female Midget AAA standings after two (2) league weekends of play.
“Nicole has shown great dedication and has been able to contribute to the team as a first year player,” said Vancouver Fusion’s head coach Pat Thiebeault. “She has taken important face-offs, killed penalties, she has a bright future.”
Saxvik was chosen from a high calibre list of other nominees. The runners up in no particular order are as follows:
- Fraser Valley Phantom – Alison Li
- Thompson-Okanagan Rockets – Karoline Huber
- Kootenay Wildcats – Kiana Strand
- Prince George Cougars – Kendra Young
- Vancouver Island Impact – Breanna Hynes
The Female Midget AAA League was initiated in the 2007-2008 season in response to the membership’s desire to provide an opportunity for elite female hockey players to come together on zone teams to challenge other elite Female Midget teams.