Mackenzie Drake Commits to Newbridge Academy’s Female Varsity Team for 2016/17 Inaugural Season!
Newbridge Academy is pleased to announce Forward, Mackenzie Drake, of Dartmouth NS will anchor the forwards with the Newbridge Academy’s Varsity Female Hockey team as they hit the ice Fall 2016 for their Inaugural season.
“Drake continues the trend of players with both academic and hockey standards of excellence committing to the team,” states Lainie Wintrup, Head Coach. “In addition to a stellar on ice presence, she brings leadership and work ethic skills which are the cornerstones of building a successful program over the long term.”
Scholastically, Drake received the Newbridge Spirit award for 2015-2016 school year and a Nominee for Student-Athlete of the year in 2016.
“I am very excited to be one of the first girls to join my schools hockey team and look forward to amazing things that lie ahead,” exclaimed Mackenzie Drake when asked about committing to the team.
Co-captain with the Dartmouth Peewee AA Female team this past season, Drake was selected an All-star forward at the 2015/16 Provincial Championships in addition to winning the Fastest Skater award.
For more details about Newbridge Academy’s Female Hockey Team, contact Lainie Wintrup.