Best Wishes to our 2018 London Juniors graduating players!
Leah #7, Nicole #55, Courtney #14, Kyra #86, Bree #37, Sam #21, Hannah #18, Erica #30
Leah Williams # 7:
Leah has been playing hockey in Sarnia since the age of 5. Her dream was to play junior hockey and it came true and for the past two years she's played for London juniors. We are proud to say that it all payed off and she is off to Adrian College to play hockey next year to study Criminal Justice in hopes of one day becoming an OPP officer.
Nicole Pateman # 55:
Nicole has enjoyed spending her entire hockey career with the Devilette organization, winning a total of 3 Provincial Gold medals, 3 Silver medals and 1 bronze medal in 11 years. Nicole has been fortunate to play on the Canadian U-18 National Title winning team with Ontario Red and to play with Team Canada in the Summer Series in 2017. Nicole’s fondest memories of her time with the Devilettes are playing hockey with her best friends, traveling and having many excellent hockey opportunities. Next year, Nicole will be attending the University of Maine to study Child Psychology and to continue her hockey career playing NCAA Division 1 hockey with the Black Bears. Her dream is to graduate with distinction, win a National Championship with Maine and to play for Team Canada.
Courtney Simpson # 14:
Courtney has enjoyed playing hockey since the age of 5, she started out with Stratford Aces and has been a Devilette for the last 6 years. Next year, Courtney will be attending the University of Waterloo to pursue a degree in Applied Health Sciences and to continue her hockey career playing with the Warriors. Many thanks to all of the coaches, trainers, teammates and parents that have been a part of this journey and thank you for all of the great memories.
Kyra Minoletti # 86:
Kyra’s Mom & Dad, BJ & Dan, and Brother, Kaden are all very proud of her, not only for graduating with honors and her many successes throughout her 9 year hockey career, but also for the strong and beautiful young woman she has become. She’s shown great spirit, strength and determination as she worked toward her goals even through setbacks and injuries. Kyra will be considering her options next year as she finalizes her career goals and hopes to continue her hockey career. Playing hockey, Kyra has made many lifelong friends that she cherishes and will miss as they all take their separate paths, but she also looks forward to the many more friends she will make.
Bree Beauchamp # 37:
Bree has been playing hockey since she was an Atom playing for Bad Girls, Bluewater Hawks, North Bay Ice Boltz and London Devilettes. It is Bree’s passion to work as a Registered Nurse who travels abroad for 3-5 years after graduating from Concordia University and before settling down in Hawaii. Bree is committed to Concordia University and is very excited to be a Cardinal on the women’s hockey team while she studies to complete her BScN degree. Hockey has help Bree develop into an amazing young lady who always puts her friends and teammates first. The soft skills she has developed playing hockey will assist her indefinitely to achieve her personal and career goals.
Samantha Andrews # 21:
Samantha began playing hockey for the south Huron Sabres before joining the Devilettes organization in her bantam year. This is her second season with the Jr Devilettes. She plans on attending university to pursue a degree in education with religious based studies or becoming a paramedic. She is also contemplating returning to high school again in September. Samantha would like to thank all the coaches, team mates and their families for two years of awesome memories that will last her a lifetime.
Hannah De Coutere # 18:
Hannah has been playing hockey for 14 years. In the fall, Hannah will be attending Queens University to pursue a degree in Kinesiology then further her education in teaching. Hannah is excited to be a “Lady Gael” on the varsity hockey team.
Erica Fryer # 30:
From the Town Of Amherstburg, Erica has driven over 600 Hours and 69,000 Km over the past 2 years to play for the London Devilettes. She has been playing hockey for over 11 years as a goalie from the start. Erica has accepted an offer from the University of Toronto to play for the Varsity Blues and continue her education in the field of Kinesiology. Her dream one day is to work in the Medical Field helping children in need of Prosthetics. Erica would like to thank the many family members for all the long drives over the past 2 years.