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Female Midget AAA Player of the Month – October
Monday, November 7, 2011
BC Hockey announced November 7, 2011 that Jesse Keca (Kelowna, BC) has been named the Female Midget AAA player of the month for October. Keca led the Thompson-Okanagan Rockets with nine (9) goals and six (6) assists.
“This is Jesse’s first year in the league and she proving to be a dominant player,” commented Thompson-Okanagan Rockets head coach Make Elder. “She is a true leader both on and off the ice.”
The Rockets are off to a hot start with a 4-1-1 record which is good for second in the FMAAA standings. In addition to having a stand-out month with the Rockets, Keca was a member of Team BC that competed at the 2011 Women’s National U18 Championship.
Keca was chosen from a high calibre list of other nominees. The runners up in no particular order are as follows:
- Kootenay Wildcats – Eric MacLean
- Vancouver Fusion – Rachel Budden
- Fraser Valley Phantom – Caitlyn Younger
- Prince George Cougars – Linda Jensen
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.