The Northern Capitals continue to produce top-level talent and a major Canadian university has taken notice of our region once again.
Brette Kerley has signed her letter of intent to play for the Calgary Dinos women’s hockey club for 2021-22 after she plays one more season with Prince George’s female under-18 AAA team.
The soon-to-be 17-year-old won the team-scoring race in her first two seasons with the Caps, tallying 26 points in 32 games this past year.
Kerley’s career totals include 53 points in 64 games; that’s 29 goals and 24 assists in a red, white and black sweater.
Her rookie campaign consisted of 11 goals and 16 assists.
The Williams Lake product was named to BC Hockey’s Under-18 female AAA all-star team as a result of her stellar season.
The University of Calgary is no stranger to getting Northern Capitals to commit to its women’s hockey program.
In fact, this year’s roster consisted of three alumni from recent seasons, including Taylor Beck, Sage Desjardins and Kelsey Roberts.
The Dinos finished second in the 2019-20 Canada West regular-season standings with a record of 17-7-1-3, but lost in the best-of-three playoff semi-finals to Mount Royal.
Kerley is also the second Northern Capital to sign with a U-Sports-sanctioned team this year.
In December, Paige Outhouse signed with the University of Prince Edward Island for this Fall after she graduates Prince George Secondary in the summer.