14 Paige Decker
14 Paige Decker
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: New Preston, Conn.
High School: Westminster School
Position: F
Major: American Studies
Previous Team: Connecticut Polar Bears
S/C: R

2011-12 (Sophomore): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... First career point came on assist vs. Brown Jan. 4 ... Appeared in all 29 games and had one assist ... Incurred just three penalties.

2010-11 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Appeared in 20 games and incurred just four penalties.

Before Yale: Captained Connecticut Polar Bears U-19 Tier 1 Team … Placed second in 2008 and third in 2009 at U-16 National Championship.

High School (Westminster): Captained ice hockey team … Team won 2010 D1 New England Prep School Ice Hockey Tournament, and she was named MVP … Led team in points (30) as a senior … Team won Founders League title in 2008-09 … Also played field hockey and lacrosse … Won Westminster’s Squibb Bowl in ice hockey and lacrosse for inspired leadership and sportsmanship … 2009 All-New England Class A Field Hockey Tournament Team … Selected to New England Field Hockey All-Star showcase as a junior … Class A New England Field Hockey runner-up in 2009 championship tournament.

USA Hockey: Selected to U-16 National Development camp for New England District.

Notes: Certified CrossFit Level 1 Fitness Trainer … Lab Rescue volunteer.

Why Yale? “Yale offered everything I was looking for in a college, including an Ivy League education, a strong women’s hockey program and a great location. The Yale Whale has always been my favorite rink and I can’t imagine playing anywhere else.”