Monday, March 9, 2009
BC Hockey announced today that Marlie Rittinger, a forward for the Kamloops Mystixs has been selected as the Female Midget AAA player of the month for February. Rittinger had a great month finishing with two (2) goals and four (4) assists and only two (2) penalty minutes. Her play made a difference for her squad in the fifth weekend of Female Midget AAA league play. The Mystixs sit third and are poised to make a run for the League Championship.
“Marlie has a no quit attitude and it paid off with an exceptional 4 games”, said Mystixs head coach Chris Wagner. “Her offensive and defensive play makes her an impact player for us.”
Marlie was chosen from a high calibre list of other nominees. The runners up in no particular order are as follows:
Saanich Breakers – Sarah Stanwood
Vancouver Fusion – Sarah Forster
Prince George Cougars – Olivia Smith
Fraser Valley Phantom – Lauren Mallo
Kootenay Wildcats – Cheryl Remple
Okanagan Rockets – Kendra Vandenbergher
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.
For more information about the BC Hockey Female Midget AAA League, please visit the Female Midget AAA website at